10 Notorious Female Crime Bosses

Think of a notorious crime boss from history and you’re probably picturing a man. Al Capone, Pablo Escobar, El Chapo, Lucky Luciano, Carlo Gambino, the CIA…  However, plenty of women have been in charge – and not just as madams of brothels. Here are 10 of the most notorious. 10. Cheng Chui Ping, “Sister Ping” […]

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10 Famous People Born on Halloween

Some folks have all the luck. Such as anyone born on Halloween. Cake, candy, and costumes — all in one night!  The festive holiday dates back to the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain, in which people lit bonfires and wore costumes to ward off ghosts. In the 8th century, Pope Gregory III designated November 1 […]

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10 Lesser-Known Heroes of the Holocaust

Most of us are aware of the work of Oskar Schindler thanks to the film Schindler’s List. Less well known are the “Righteous Among the Nations.” These are non-Jewish people recognized by Israel as having put their own lives on the line during the Holocaust to rescue Jewish people from the Nazis. Like Schindler, they […]

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The Greatest Engineers of All-Time

Engineering is the practice of applying scientific and mathematical principles to real-life situations. While scientists usually get all the credit for all of humanity’s scientific achievements, it’s actually engineers who build the things that make all that possible – from intricate lab equipment to large-scale city projects. Some of the best engineers ever also happened […]

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10 Weird Things About Howard Hughes

By outward appearances, Howard Hughes lived a charmed life. Rich. Handsome. Successful. As the saying goes, men wanted to be him, and women wanted to be with him. But underneath the surface revealed a much darker — and bizarre — picture.  Here’s a look at one of the best-known but least understood public figures of […]

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