Slang Terms From Colonial America Were Even More Absurd Than We Knew

Slang like this isn’t a modern-day invention, back in the day, Colonial era Americans had some colorful phras ...

Unedited Photos From The '30s That Show What It Was Really Like Back Then

The '30s was a decade filled with triumphs, heartbreak, and some of history's most incredible moments — and h ...

Deadly 19th-Century Fashion Trend Was Responsible For Taking Thousands Of Women's Lives

In 1860, more than 3,000 women alone died because they wore one of the popular styles of the 19th century. ...

Historians Have Finally Figured Out When Americans Lost Their British Accents

When the Colonists emigrated from Britain, their accents remained intact for many years. But somewhere along ...

Princess Anastasia's Disappearance Stunned The World, 90 Years Later Experts Finally Have An Answer

Films and movies have glossed over the life of the spunky little girl at the center of a century-long mystery ...

The 'World's Greatest Samurai' Was More Fearsome Than We Ever Could Have Imagined

Climbing the rungs of the samurai life during seventeenth-century Japan meant committing vicious acts of aggr ...

20 Wild West 'Facts' That Every Cowboy Movie Keeps Getting Wrong

From old classics like “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid” to modern takes like “Wild Wild West” Hollywood l ...

Rules That Members Of The Manson Family Were Forced To Follow

It shouldn’t come as a surprise that Charles Manson’s followers had to do some pretty gruesome things in orde ...

The Story Of Infamous Outlaw 'Billy The Kid' Was Even More Twisted Than We Knew

Billy the Kid's life of thievery and deceit is legendary by this point, but we didn't know the extent of just ...

20 Bone-Chilling Urban Legends That Actually Turned Out To Be True

Every once in a while, an urban legend turns out to be based on a real-life event. Once you read these true s ...