France's last execution via guillotine was in 1977.
The Kansas Historical Society recently released Perry Edward Smith and Richard Eugene Hickock’s inmate case files, which shed light on their lives behind bars.
The “you eat X number of spiders” factoid changes depending on who you ask. Some people says it’s three, others eight, and still others might say as many as several dozen.
Though the KGB denied having a presence at the Sokos Viru Hotel in Tallinn, Estonia, they actually closely monitored the activity of guests and employees. Here's how.
These are names you’ve been wearing, eating, drinking and avoiding your whole life. Here are the faces and stories attached to them.
When we start singing along to these foreign language earworms, we're probably not singing what we think we're singing.
Artificially added nutrients may not make a food “healthy,” but they do stave off several debilitating, and sometimes fatal, diseases of malnutrition. Here are a few of those maladies.
In our Retrobituaries series, we spotlight those departed whose lives are insufficiently celebrated. Here is a look at the life of Major General Thomas Farrell, who died at 75 in 1967.
It’s easy to think of balloon twisters as nothing more than children’s entertainers ready to make hats, swords and animals at a moment’s notice, but balloon art can also be incredibly complex.
Slow TV? Don't we already watch enough TV? Perhaps, but do we really watch it?
Last year, we talked about whether or not Grandma is right when she tells you to bundle up when you go outside, lest you catch a cold.
To ensure a happy and prosperous future for a newborn, parents will do the darnedest things.