Driven by an obsessive need for attention and celebrity, the Zodiac was a thrill killer who terrorized the San Francisco Bay AreaRead More
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The notorious “Vampire of Düsseldorf”, Peter Kürten murdered sadistically without discrimination, graduating from raping, torturing and killing animals to human victims. Most were adults, but some of his victims were as young as five years old.Read More
A prostitute with a fear of abandonment and a history of sexual abuse, Aileen Wuornos was a disorganized, visionary killer who murdered and robbed her victims. With her ill-gotten gains, she sought to provide for herself and her girlfriendRead More
H.H. Holmes was a businessman, a con artist and a methodical, organized killer with a diabolical penchant for experimentation. His mastery of charm and persuasion made him excellent at all three. People trusted him... until it was too late.Read More
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A: Well, Max reached out to Wenndy, who hosts Unsolved Murders, and asked if she would recommend some voice actors. Wenndy Mackenzie is someone I’ve worked with for over thirty years… I hadn’t..Read More
Propaganda disseminated by the Soviet Union saturated Russian daily life and was vigorously enforced by the government. During the Stalin era, those who deviated from the dictates of official propaganda were forced to work in labor camps or were executed.Read More
We've all heard of Martin Luther King, Jr., Rosa Parks and Malcolm X, each household names for their involvement with the American Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s. But have you heard of Nannie Helen Burroughs, Bayard Rustin or Ella Baker? Even though they stayed out of the limelight or simply predated the 1960s, the contributions of these individuals were just as important in fueling the movement as were the legendary historical figures we learned about in school.Read More
Striking fear into the hearts of many, Edward Teach and the crew of Queen Anne's Revenge are thought to be one of the most savage bands of murderous pirates to ever sail the seas. They plundered the Caribbean, capturing and looting over 40 ships. Better known as "Blackbeard," Teach wasn't the most successful pirate, but he is probably the most notorious.Read More
Socrates, a classical Greek philosopher renowned for his contributions to the field of ethics and Western philosophy, was actually often the butt of jokes in the satirical plays of his contemporaries.Read More
The Beatles, a 1960s English rock band influenced by Chuck Berry, Little Richard, Carl Perkins and Elvis Presley, in turn inspired a number of musically talented Rock n' Roll Hall of Fame inductees.
We list several of those musical groups and artists here, but The Beatles' impact on music and the music industry was profound and extends much further.Read More