In 1953, Great Britain and the United States conspired together to overthrow the democratically elected government of Iran. This is an incredibly interesting story and provides a look into the mindset of world leaders in the 50s.
The Kray Twins were prolific in the London crime scene throughout the 1950s and 60s. From fistfights to executions, the Krays were a pair with the force of a hurricane. This is Part 1 of our two part series on the brothers.
Lorena Bobbitt shocked the world in the early 90s when she injured her husband in an...inventive way. This story caused the world to take a hard look at domestic violence, and also caused a flurry of jokes on nearly every talk show around the world.
The “Twilight Zone Accident” was a deadly incident that occurred during the filming of the Twilight Zone Movie. This incident killed three people, including two children. The tragedy also caused wide changes in the film industry at large.
14-year-old African American Emmett Till was brutally murdered on 28 August 1955. The details of his murder are infuriating, as are the reasons why it occurred. But even more infuriating were the punishments handed out to the child's murderers.
Tsutomu Yamaguchi was in Hiroshima on the day it was bombed by the US with the dropping of Little Boy, the first atomic bomb ever used in armed conflict. If that wasn't worse enough, he was also in Nagasaki days later when the second atomic bomb was dropped. This article discusses his life and the terrible details of both days.
James Bulger was a 2-year-old child who was kidnapped, tortured, and eventually murdered on the 12th of February, 1993. His murderers Robert Thompson and Jon Venables were both ten years old at the time of James’ death, and their gruesome attack turned them both into social pariahs, with many describing them as total monsters.
Robert Liston was an incredibly talented surgeon born at the turn of the 19th century. Liston was most known for his speed and dexterity when performing gruesome surgeries prior to the invention of anaesthesia.