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When people think of stalkers, they almost always imagine a dangerously unstable man who is following a female victim. Very few people realize that women can be stalkers, too. In most cases, you would never know a female stalker if you saw one. According to the Academy of Psychiatric Law, the vast majority of female…

Military aviation may indeed still be a male dominated field with a history with a sharply discriminatory history when it comes to matters of gender and race. However, the female military aviators who have pursued their careers, whether historically when they had to battle to be accepted, or modern members who benefit from equality policies…

Billionaires are front page news. Most people have heard of Bill Gates, who is the 2nd wealthiest man in the world and also a billionaire. He is well-known, not only for his huge brain and tech innovations but also for his philanthropic efforts to help the world with malaria. Jeff Bezos, who founded and runs…

Just last year a fantastic film called Loving Vincent was released, detailing the death of the legendary painter Vincent van Gogh. The experimental film raised doubts as to whether his death was actually a suicide as widely reported. This got us thinking: How many other artists have died under suspicious circumstances? The answer is quite…

The Romanovs were the last imperial family in Russia, lead by Tsar Nicholas II and his wife, Tsarina Alexandra before the revolution in 1917. The Tsarina believed strongly in the supernatural, which lead her to hire a monk as her spiritual advisor. That monk was Grigori Rasputin. It turns out that Rasputin was more than…

It’s easier than ever to become a celebrity nowadays (as clichéd as that is to point out). You don’t even need to exist. Amid a new profusion of virtual influencers, CGI it-girls, holographic pop stars, and AI personalities, we’re seeing a brand new wave of digital stardom coalescing before our eyes. Still, despite being fake,…

A patriarchal world hasn’t been enough to stop women from rising to positions of power and influence. In earlier epochs, that journey was made much more difficult, with the rigidness of monarchy and the class system. Still, some women used their cunning, intellect, and even their powers of seduction to gain influence and power. Here…

Assassination is so ingrained in American culture that it’s practically a national pastime. Every single president since Lyndon Johnson has been the target of an assassination attempt; with plenty more before LBJ also finding themselves on the wrong end of a bullet. That’s before you take into account the lower-ranking politicians attacked, the civil rights…

If the #MeToo movement has taught us anything, it’s that perverts are everywhere. The pages of history are no exception. Below are 10 historically notable perverts, who run the gamut from “midly kinky” to “extreme sexual predator.” There is always difficulty in applying modern standards to actions of the past, but these 10 men all…

During their heyday (roughly from the 16th to 19th centuries), highwaymen were considered a special type of criminal, known for their good manners, noble bearing, and, in some cases at least, their scrupulous moral values. Some of the best known operated in Britain, France, and other European countries, as well as their overseas territories. And,…

Celebrities are a big thing in the world, especially in the United States, and enjoy a status almost akin to a sort of royalty. This has led many people to lend to celebrities a false sense of authority, and soon they start considering their favorite entertainer an expert on a subject that the entertainer is,…

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