8 Scientific Advances That May Change The Future

In a year when science has become both our saving grace against a global pandemic and a target of political pundits, it might be a good time to look back at all the good that science has done for us these past few years. Whether making discoveries that can change little aspects of our daily […]Read More

The Real ‘Beast of Belsen’? Irma Grese and Female Concentration

‘[They] hit the prisoners, who were almost as thin as skeletons with a thick stick … withholding of food and beatings, [they] also made the prisoners stand for hours’ Scenes like this were inflicted by thousands of SS guards who reigned terror upon millions of prisoners interned in the hundreds of concentration camps throughout the Nazi regime. Names […]Read More

Top 10 Most Aggressive Animals In The World

Strength alone cannot determine the danger one animal can cause. Because temperament of is a significant factor too.Not all animals quickly turn into rage. But some do. Here the list of 10 most aggressive animals in the world. 10 Cape Buffalo This large African animal is also known as ‘the black death.’ It’s for a solid […]Read More

9 Bizarre Sea Creatures: From the Shallows to the Dark

Not all sea creatures are blessed with good looks. In fact, odd-looking sea creatures, like the flabby blobfish and spooky frilled shark, make up the vast majority of marine fauna. Since their appearance doesn’t conform to our notion of beauty, these animals don’t get the same amount of attention and conservation funding as whales, reef sharks, and orcas do. […]Read More

10 Weirdest Sea Monsters

One fish, two fish, dead fish, new fish. That’s right, kids — it’s time to count down the most incredible marine-life discoveries of 2017. Kick off your shoes and slide into your wetsuit while we recount the bucktoothed sharks, cosmic jellyfish, boat-eating worms, luminous slime sacks and deep-sea superpredators that kept this year packed to […]Read More

The 6 Most Mysterious Unsolved Murders of All Time

Murders are always disturbing, but some are even worse than that. These killings were brutal, almost unimaginable in their depravity. The crimes horrified communities and stumped police — leaving questions that lingered for decades afterward, as years passed without an arrest or even a credible suspect. As Netflix probes the cold case murder of a Baltimore […]Read More

Adam Weishaupt: The Man Who Started the Illuminati

THE 18TH-CENTURY GERMAN thinker Adam Weishaupt would have been stunned if he had known his ideas would one day fuel global conspiracy theories, and inspire best-selling novels and blockbuster films. Until he was 36, the vast majority of his compatriots would have been equally stunned to discover that this outwardly respectable professor was a dangerous enemy […]Read More

The 10 Most Dangerous Animals in the World—And Where to

Sharks may star in the bloodiest blockbusters and spiders tend to monopolize the phobia department, but when you get down to the facts, neither of these creatures are even close to being the scariest to stalk the planet. In fact, there are many ferocious beasts, both large and small, that are downright deadly. Here, the […]Read More

Eight Secret Societies You Might Not Know

By their very name, secret societies inspire curiosity, fascination and distrust. When the Washington Post broke the story last month that Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia spent his final hours in the company of members of a secret society for elite hunters, people instantly wanted to know more about the group. The fraternity in question, International Order of […]Read More

The Top Ten Scientific Discoveries of the Decade

Millions of new scientific research papers are published every year, shedding light on everything from the evolution of stars to the ongoing impacts of climate change to the health benefits (or determents) of coffee to the tendency of your cat to ignore you. With so much research coming out every year, it can be difficult to know what is significant, what is […]Read More