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The Astounding True Story Of The Lufthansa Heist Only Hinted At In ‘Goodfellas’

The Astounding True Story Of The Lufthansa Heist Only Hinted At In ‘Goodfellas’

When they pulled off the Lufthansa heist, it was the largest robbery in U.S. history. Four decades later, the few who survived the bloodbath have still evaded justice.
Maria Tallchief: The Small-Town Native American Who Became America’s First Prima Ballerina

Maria Tallchief: The Small-Town Native American Who Became America’s First Prima Ballerina

She represented American on the global stage and became the country's most beloved dancer despite having faced discrimination.
“Perfect Mom” Diane Schuler Drove Her Van Full Of Kids Into A Head-On Collision — But Why Remains Unknown

“Perfect Mom” Diane Schuler Drove Her Van Full Of Kids Into A Head-On Collision — But Why Remains Unknown

In a heart-wrenching tragedy nearly a decade old, the family of seemingly perfect PTA mom Diane Schuler still struggle to piece together what happened.
The Eerie Reason Why Ships Full Of Dead Bodies Keep Washing Up In Japan

The Eerie Reason Why Ships Full Of Dead Bodies Keep Washing Up In Japan

Small Japanese fishing villages have been visited by abandoned fishing vessels, some awash with dead bodies. But the reason why this may be is even more startling than their discovery.
CIA Project MKUltra Achieved Dog Mind Control During The Cold War, Declassified Documents Reveal

CIA Project MKUltra Achieved Dog Mind Control During The Cold War, Declassified Documents Reveal

“The specific aim of the research program was to examine the possibility of controlling the behavior of a dog, in an open field, by means of remotely triggering electrical stimulation of the brain."
Charles Hatfield: The “Rainmaker” Who Brought On A Deadly Flood In 1916 San Diego

Charles Hatfield: The “Rainmaker” Who Brought On A Deadly Flood In 1916 San Diego

Desperate to end a dry spell, the San Diego council hired self-proclaimed "moisture accelerator" Charles Hatfield to fill the Morena reservoir. He did much, much, more than that.
James Doohan: The <em>Star Trek</em> Actor Who Took Out Two German Snipers In World War II

James Doohan: The Star Trek Actor Who Took Out Two German Snipers In World War II

Before becoming the beloved engineer aboard the Starship Enterprise, Scotty was known to his World War II regiment as the "craziest pilot in the Canadian air force."
Santa Muerte: The Saint Of Death That The Vatican Tried To Shut Down

Santa Muerte: The Saint Of Death That The Vatican Tried To Shut Down

Her worshippers vary from those pushed to the fringes of society to occultists, drug lords, and prisoners – and the Santa Muerte has garnered more followers in the past decade than any religion before it.
The Top 10 Weirdest People In History, From The Toxic Lady To The Hopeless Romantic Gravedigger

The Top 10 Weirdest People In History, From The Toxic Lady To The Hopeless Romantic Gravedigger

Whether flamboyant, miserly, or paranoid, some of history's weirdest people put modern-day eccentricities to shame.
‘It Was War’: 33 Photos Of The Pearl Harbor Attack That Changed History Forever

‘It Was War’: 33 Photos Of The Pearl Harbor Attack That Changed History Forever

See why the Pearl Harbor attack carried out by the Japanese against the U.S. in Hawaii on Dec. 7, 1941 was a "date which will live in infamy."
33 Disturbing Photos Of The Second Sino-Japanese War That Reveal Why China Is World War II’s Forgotten Victim

33 Disturbing Photos Of The Second Sino-Japanese War That Reveal Why China Is World War II’s Forgotten Victim

With as many as 20 million dead, China suffered more casualties during World War II than any other country except the Soviet Union.