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Omaha Beach And The Untold Horrors Of D-Day

Omaha Beach And The Untold Horrors Of D-Day

Thousands of Allied troops were killed in the D-Day battle of Omaha Beach, when Germany's brutal defense caught them off-guard.
From Celebrities To Serial Killers: 33 Vintage Mugshots Brought To Life In Vivid Color

From Celebrities To Serial Killers: 33 Vintage Mugshots Brought To Life In Vivid Color

We colorized the mugshots of petty thieves, notorious criminals — and David Bowie.
Taiwan Marks 30 Years Since Tiananmen Square With Inflatable Balloon ‘Tank Man’

Taiwan Marks 30 Years Since Tiananmen Square With Inflatable Balloon ‘Tank Man’

The inflatable display depicts the iconic scene of the lone protestor known only as "tank man" who halted tanks during the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests.
‘I Am Going Mad Again’: The Tragic Tale Of Virginia Woolf’s Suicide

‘I Am Going Mad Again’: The Tragic Tale Of Virginia Woolf’s Suicide

Virginia Woolf's suicide note and fateful decision to walk into the River Ouse with rocks in her pockets only begin to tell the story of her heartbreaking death.
Roberto Saviano: The Italian Mafia’s Most Wanted Man

Roberto Saviano: The Italian Mafia’s Most Wanted Man

By outing the Naples Mafia with his 2006 book, Gomorrah, Roberto Saviano put his life on the line. He's been under police protection ever since.
Revelry, Rhinestones, And Rock: The Glitzy Life Of Elton John In 56 Photos

Revelry, Rhinestones, And Rock: The Glitzy Life Of Elton John In 56 Photos

These Elton John pictures reveal a man who has overcome poverty, death, and drugs, to produce some of the most extravagant music the 20th century has ever seen.
Radioactive Sludge Might Be Leaking Out Of A Crumbling Nuclear Dome Into The Pacific

Radioactive Sludge Might Be Leaking Out Of A Crumbling Nuclear Dome Into The Pacific

The concrete structure was never built with the long term in mind as the bottom was never properly lined. As such, it could be leaking into the ocean right now.
Siren And Scientist: The Untold Story Of Hollywood Sex Symbol Hedy Lamarr

Siren And Scientist: The Untold Story Of Hollywood Sex Symbol Hedy Lamarr

Hedy Lamarr was known in Hollywood as "the most beautiful woman in the world," and she also invented the technology that ultimately led to WiFi.
The 1883 Krakatoa Eruption: The Explosion Heard Round The World And The Loudest Sound Ever

The 1883 Krakatoa Eruption: The Explosion Heard Round The World And The Loudest Sound Ever

The earthquakes, weather events, and tsunamis caused by the Krakatoa eruption of 1883 were felt even thousands of miles away.
Cochise: The Legendary Apache Leader Who Fought For Tribal Freedom

Cochise: The Legendary Apache Leader Who Fought For Tribal Freedom

Cochise fought for the freedom of his people, but Union betrayal, a looming Civil War and depleted resources kept him from achieving true liberation for the Apache people.
This Week In History News, May 12 – 18

This Week In History News, May 12 – 18

Ancient Chinese dog sacrifices unearthed, oldest North American DNA found, dinosaur with bat-like wings discovered.