In a horrifying saga of homophobia, one of the greatest writers of all time, Oscar Wilde, was forced to do hard labor in prison for the crime of sodomy.
September 17th marks the 10 year anniversary of Occupy Wall Street, the movement that swept the globe and made socialism cool again.
As American forces withdrew, the Taliban quickly swept through the country, threatening women’s rights in Afghanistan once again.
Do you remember that drink mix Tang? Well, the famous astronaut Buzz Aldrin can’t stand it, and I don’t blame him.
Beneath the breathtaking city of Budapest lies a dark, painful history of torture and oppression. Explore the dungeons of that dark past in the House of Terror.
The aftermath of the Pepsi 349 fiasco, a 1990s marketing campaign gone wrong, caused riots, at least five deaths, and over 1,000 criminal and civil lawsuits.
We revere Supreme Court as the protector of our Constitution. This case study of how the Court thoroughly bungled the concept of Church/State separation calls that reputation into question.
Whether you already know and are hoping it’s not true or you’re wondering what all the buzz is about, here’s the quick and (very) dirty answer to: why were chainsaws invented?
Ever wanted to lie without the risk of being caught? These helpful pointers from history, corporations, and politics can help you twist the truth!
Blurring the boundaries between reality and fiction, alternate reality games have a long history of scaring audiences and sometimes, putting them in danger.
The humble thrift store has moved up in status to be a place where trendy people shop for unique pieces. But where does that leave the original customers?
From Cher’s yellow suit in Fancy to Stranger Things to Vaporwave, the 80s aesthetic has been waiting to happen…again.
There are quite a few conspiracy theories about the Denver Airport, most of them probably untrue. But the story of Blucifer, the demon horse that killed its creator, is 100% fact.
Everyone knows the American Gothic painting with the pair of farmers, one holding the iconic pitchfork. But what made that painting so famous?
The Danish Frogmen, elite members of the Danish special operations unit Frogman Corps, are lethal assassins and absolutely terrifying to look at.
If you lived in Queensland during the 1980s, you probably heard of Fine Cotton. If you haven’t, he was a racehorse involved in the stupidest scandal the sport has ever seen.