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The Unbelievable True Story of America’s Radium Girls

The Unbelievable True Story of America’s Radium Girls

While the men wore lead aprons to protect themselves from the radiation, the women were given nothing. They were even told to lick their brushes to get a fine point for detail work.
36 Times Neil deGrasse Tyson Had No Time For Stupid

36 Times Neil deGrasse Tyson Had No Time For Stupid

Consider yourself a little bit smarter once you read through our list of the most thought-provoking Neil deGrasse Tyson quotes.
The Horrifying “Cures” Of Dr. Henry Cotton — America’s Biggest Quack

The Horrifying “Cures” Of Dr. Henry Cotton — America’s Biggest Quack

During his 26-year reign at the Trenton Psychiatric Hospital, Dr. Henry Cotton performed over 645 twisted operations in which he tried to "save" the mentally ill.
Rare Prehistoric “Living Fossil” Caught By Fishermen

Rare Prehistoric “Living Fossil” Caught By Fishermen

The shark lives between 390 and 4,200 feet below the surface, making live specimens extremely rare to catch.
6 Logical Explanations For The Hysteria Behind The Salem Witch Trials

6 Logical Explanations For The Hysteria Behind The Salem Witch Trials

The Salem witch trials have fascinated and perplexed scholars since 1692. However, it seems that there are more logical theories out there than sorcery.
This Week In History News, Nov. 5 – 11

This Week In History News, Nov. 5 – 11

Grasshopper found in Van Gogh painting, prehistoric cave lion unearthed in Russia, ancient wolf-sized otter discovered in China.
These Are The Fattest States In America, According To A New Report

These Are The Fattest States In America, According To A New Report

Many of these states also rate as among the worst for high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and type two diabetes.
How The Death Of The Dinosaurs Is Why We Sleep At Night

How The Death Of The Dinosaurs Is Why We Sleep At Night

The theory that supports this is known as the “nocturnal bottleneck hypothesis.”
Doctor On Transgender Women Giving Birth: ‘You Could Do It Tomorrow’

Doctor On Transgender Women Giving Birth: ‘You Could Do It Tomorrow’

Since 2014, Sweden has successfully performed five similar procedures.
This Week In History News, Oct. 29 – Nov. 4

This Week In History News, Oct. 29 – Nov. 4

Hidden chamber found in Great Pyramid, pandas claimed to have not originated in China, art looted by Nazis placed on display for first time.
Inside Unit 731, World War II Japan’s Sickening Human Experiments Program

Inside Unit 731, World War II Japan’s Sickening Human Experiments Program

Six of the most disturbing "experiments" conducted by Unit 731, some of history's worst war criminals to ever get away with it.