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How The Hays Code Censored Hollywood But Led To The Golden Age Of Film

How The Hays Code Censored Hollywood But Led To The Golden Age Of Film

The Hays Code, inspired by Catholic dogma, attempted to — and succeeded in — censoring Hollywood films for nearly three decades.
The True Story Behind Project Blue Book: When The United States Government Actually Hunted For Aliens

The True Story Behind Project Blue Book: When The United States Government Actually Hunted For Aliens

For centuries, humans have wondered if they are alone in the universe. In the early 20th century, the US government set out to figure it out once and for all.
US Navy Shipwreck Of World War II-Era USS Hornet Found 17,500 Feet Underwater After 76 Years

US Navy Shipwreck Of World War II-Era USS Hornet Found 17,500 Feet Underwater After 76 Years

Through a research expedition funded by late Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, the deep sea R/V Petrel vessel located the USS Hornet and captured priceless footage.
Anatoly Moskvin’s Parents Thought He Collected Vintage Dolls — They Were Really Young Mummified Girls

Anatoly Moskvin’s Parents Thought He Collected Vintage Dolls — They Were Really Young Mummified Girls

"We saw these dolls but we did not suspect there were dead bodies inside. We thought it was his hobby to make such big dolls and did not see anything wrong with it."
Russian Island Invaded By Packs Of Desperate Polar Bears

Russian Island Invaded By Packs Of Desperate Polar Bears

The remote island region of Novaya Zemlya has issued a state of emergency as packs of polar bears descend on their community.
The Blue-Ringed Octopus Is One Of The World’s Deadliest Creatures — And It’s Adorable

The Blue-Ringed Octopus Is One Of The World’s Deadliest Creatures — And It’s Adorable

The bite of a blue-ringed octopus is one of the deadliest the world has to offer — and it comes in an ounce-sized, squishy, package.
The Nuremberg Trials:  When The World Tried To Bring The Nazis To Justice — And Failed

The Nuremberg Trials: When The World Tried To Bring The Nazis To Justice — And Failed

The Nuremberg trials saw the unprecedented international indictment of Nazi officials, across all ranks, for their role in the Holocaust.
The Controversial Story Of Farah Pahlavi, The ‘Jackie Kennedy Of The Middle East’

The Controversial Story Of Farah Pahlavi, The ‘Jackie Kennedy Of The Middle East’

Was empress of Iran Farah Pahlavi the Marie Antoinette of her day or a forward-thinking leader unappreciated in her own time?
Zachary Davis: The Disturbing Story Of The 15-Year-Old Who Bludgeoned His Mother And Tried To Burn His Brother Alive

Zachary Davis: The Disturbing Story Of The 15-Year-Old Who Bludgeoned His Mother And Tried To Burn His Brother Alive

The teenager had a history of mental disturbance, but no one could have predicted a murder streak in him.
Meet The Florida Skunk Ape, The Sunshine State’s Answer To Bigfoot

Meet The Florida Skunk Ape, The Sunshine State’s Answer To Bigfoot

The "Swamp Sasquatch" known as the Florida Skunk Ape is a 6'6", 450-pound hairy, smelly ape that roams the Everglades — or so believers say.
These Anti-Poaching Sharpshooters Were Once Domestic Abuse Victims — Now They’re Fighting Back

These Anti-Poaching Sharpshooters Were Once Domestic Abuse Victims — Now They’re Fighting Back

They were abused by men. Then they underwent special forces training. Now they're stopping the men who are illegally killing protected animals.