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75-Foot Mural Of Jacinda Ardern Hugging A Muslim Woman Sparks Reverence And Rage In Australia

75-Foot Mural Of Jacinda Ardern Hugging A Muslim Woman Sparks Reverence And Rage In Australia

The mural depicts a compassionate embrace between New Zealand's prime minister and a Muslim woman following the tragedy at Christchurch, but not all locals are pleased with it.
‘I Am Going Mad Again’: The Tragic Tale Of Virginia Woolf’s Suicide

‘I Am Going Mad Again’: The Tragic Tale Of Virginia Woolf’s Suicide

Virginia Woolf's suicide note and fateful decision to walk into the River Ouse with rocks in her pockets only begin to tell the story of her heartbreaking death.
Man Climbs Mount Everest Twice In One Week For A Record-Setting 24 Ascents

Man Climbs Mount Everest Twice In One Week For A Record-Setting 24 Ascents

"With oxygen it's no big deal."
Roberto Saviano: The Italian Mafia’s Most Wanted Man

Roberto Saviano: The Italian Mafia’s Most Wanted Man

By outing the Naples Mafia with his 2006 book, Gomorrah, Roberto Saviano put his life on the line. He's been under police protection ever since.
Revelry, Rhinestones, And Rock: The Glitzy Life Of Elton John In 56 Photos

Revelry, Rhinestones, And Rock: The Glitzy Life Of Elton John In 56 Photos

These Elton John pictures reveal a man who has overcome poverty, death, and drugs, to produce some of the most extravagant music the 20th century has ever seen.
Cochise: The Legendary Apache Leader Who Fought For Tribal Freedom

Cochise: The Legendary Apache Leader Who Fought For Tribal Freedom

Cochise fought for the freedom of his people, but Union betrayal, a looming Civil War and depleted resources kept him from achieving true liberation for the Apache people.
Notes Of 17th-Century Astrology Doctors Reveal Gross Pseudo-Treatments

Notes Of 17th-Century Astrology Doctors Reveal Gross Pseudo-Treatments

The patient notes of pseudo-astrology doctors Simon Forman and Richard Napier had mostly remained illegible (and certainly ineffective)—until now.
Inside The Magical Mind Of Charles Perrault, The Father Of Fairytales Like Cinderella

Inside The Magical Mind Of Charles Perrault, The Father Of Fairytales Like Cinderella

The evergreen stories written by Charles Perrault are still told to children today as they're tucked into bed at night.
Meet Stephen Wiltshire: An Autistic Artist Who Can Draw Entire Cities From Memory

Meet Stephen Wiltshire: An Autistic Artist Who Can Draw Entire Cities From Memory

Diagnosed with autism, Stephen Wiltshire was nonverbal until age seven. Now, he draws entire cities from memory.
Meet “Squeaky” Fromme, The Charles Manson Acolyte Who Tried To Kill A President

Meet “Squeaky” Fromme, The Charles Manson Acolyte Who Tried To Kill A President

Lynette Fromme joined Manson’s cult as a homeless teenager — and eventually tried to kill Gerald Ford.
The Legend Of Butch Cassidy: Robin Hood Or Hoodwinking Robber-Bandit?

The Legend Of Butch Cassidy: Robin Hood Or Hoodwinking Robber-Bandit?

Some hailed Butch Cassidy as a Robin Hood figure for stealing cattle from big ranches that put smaller businesses out of work.