In a bid to prove gastritis and gastric ulcers are caused by a simple bacterium, Dr. Barry Marshall risked his life and swallowed bacteria to make himself develop stomach ulcers before treating himself with an antibiotic.
Charles Morgan allegedly worked as an agent for the federal government. After fearing for his life, he was found clad in a bulletproof vest with a bullet wound to the back of his head. Nevertheless, his death was ruled a suicide.
Located in San Francisco Bay, Alcatraz Federal Prison was in operation from 1934 to 1963 and was said to be America’s strongest prison. Alcatraz is also said to be one of the most haunted places in the United States.
The science of weather is certainly intriguing and weather anomalies are a source of fascination for a number of us. While the vast majority of us will never be lucky enough to witness anything more exciting than a double rainbow or obscure cloud formations, there are a number of unique weather oddities that occur in nature.
Wojtek was an orphaned bear who was adopted by the Polish Second Corps during WWII. Wojtek accompanied the soldiers into battle and was even enlisted into the 22nd Artillery Transport Company and given the rank of private.
In March of 1981, Carl McCunn, 35, flew into the Alaskan wilderness to photograph wildlife. Months later, he died in isolation while waiting for a plane that never would arrive.
In July of 1940, the body of a strangled woman was discovered floating in Crescent Lake in Olympic National Park, Washington. The cold water had turned the fat into the body into a soap-like substance and preserved the body.
Teresita Basa was stabbed to death in her apartment in Chicago, 1977. After the case went cold, her spirit seemingly possessed another woman and named her killer.
Circus life can be perilous; whether malfunctioning high wires, animal tragedies, or fires, when something goes wrong, it can be life-threatening. Here, we count down five of the most horrific circus tragedies in history.
With hundreds of thousands of creatures born in the world every day, the chances that there will be some born with a rare abnormality is inevitable. In this article, we will discuss 8 animals with rare abnormalities