Madalyn Murray O’Hair: The Founder Of The American Atheists Who Was Gruesomely Murdered
Madalyn Murray O'Hair waged a 30-year-long war against religion in America, a battle that had her dubbed as 'The Most Hated Woman In America' by Life Magazine.
Danny Greene: The 1970s Irish Mobster Who Tore Cleveland Apart With Bombs
For a decade-long period of explosive violence, Irish-American mobster Danny Greene terrorized the city of Cleveland with a series of fatal bombings.
Erich Hartmann: The German World War II Pilot Who Was The Deadliest Flying Ace Of All Time
Erich Hartmann became Germany's top ace in just three short years with more than 350 aerial victories. His streak remains the deadliest in history.
Was Jimi Hendrix’s Death By Overdose An Accident, A Suicide, Or Premeditated Foul Play?
Hendrix was found unresponsive and covered in his own vomit on the morning of September 18, 1970, with sleeping pills and wine in his system. Some attributed his death to suicide, while others suspected foul play.
Otoya Yamaguchi: The Anonymous 17-Year-Old Who Assassinated Japan’s Socialist Leader On Live TV
Otoya Yamaguchi wanted Japan to return to its traditional roots. He would do anything to make that happen, including killing controversial politician Inejiro Asanuma at a televised debate in October 1960.
The Dark History Behind Okunoshima, Japan’s “Rabbit Island”
Rabbit Island, a.k.a Okunoshima was once used as a top-secret location for chemical weapons testing. All that remains today are thousands of feral rabbits, whose lives may still be in grave danger.
How Manfred von Richthofen, A.K.A The Red Baron, Became World War I’s Best Fighter Pilot
Though only 25-years-old when he died, Manfred von Richthofen downed more than 80 enemy planes in two short years of World War I, which earned him the formidable title of Red Baron.
Donald Crowhurst And His Doomed Attempt To Sail Around The World
British businessman Donald Crowhurst entered the 1968 Golden Globe Race to sail around the world, only to meet a tragic end in the Atlantic.
The True Story Of Danny Rolling, The Gainesville Ripper Who Inspired ‘Scream’
Over the course of three days, serial killer Danny Rolling terrorized the college students of Gainesville, Florida in a murderous rampage that left one young woman, Christa Hoyt, decapitated.
Blood Eagle: The Viking Torture Method So Grisly Some Historians Don’t Believe It Actually Happened
Viking sagas describe the ritual execution of blood eagle, in which victims were kept alive while their backs were sliced open so that their ribs, lungs, and intestines could be pulled out into the shape of bloody wings.
Music Legend John Denver Illegally Piloted An Experimental Plane — And Never Came Down Alive
John Denver's death shocked a nation which had for decades revelled in his joyous and generous spirit — until he met a grisly death in an experimental plane.