History Stories
Could Any of These Men Have Been the Zodiac Killer?
November 6, 2017

Here's why they were suspected—and why they were ruled out. Read More

8 of History’s Most Notorious Serial Killers
July 18, 2017

These are history’s most infamous serial killers. Read More

9 FBI Fast Facts
March 20, 2017

Get the story behind America's domestic intelligence agency. Read More

10 Things You May Not Know About the Pinkertons
October 23, 2015

Long before there was a Federal Bureau of Investigation, there was the Pinkerton National Detective Agency. Check out 10 little-known facts about the detective agency that helped usher in the modern era of law enforcement. Read More

8 Remarkable Prison Breaks
October 5, 2015

From the Union officers who tunneled out of a Confederate POW camp to the 18th century nobleman who fled the Tower of London in drag, get the stories behind seven notable prison breaks. Read More

8 Things You Should Know About Al Capone
May 5, 2015

Learn about one of America’s most notorious gangsters, from the crime he did time for at Alcatraz to his feelings about the nickname Scarface. Read More

6 Infamous Impostors
August 19, 2014

From a murderer who claimed he was a Rockefeller to a woman who passed as a male soldier during the U.S. Civil War, get the story behind six of history's most fascinating phonies. Read More

10 Things You May Not Know About John Dillinger
August 4, 2014

Below, learn 10 surprising facts about the short and infamous life of the man the authorities branded “Public Enemy No. 1.” Read More

6 Daring Train Robberies
October 21, 2013

From high profile capers by the likes of Jesse James and Butch Cassidy to a raid by a gang of Indian political dissidents, find out more about six of history’s most audacious rail heists. Read More

8 Lost Masterpieces of Art
August 6, 2013

From a Russian national treasure looted by the Nazis to a da Vinci painting that no one has ever seen, find out more about eight of art history’s missing masterworks. Read More