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.
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.
Feeling like a failure in the bright lights of Hollywood, Peg Entwistle threw herself from the “H” in the Hollywoodland sign.
Before Alan Shepherd and Neil Armstrong, there was Ham – a 37-pound chimpanzee.
There are legends across the globe; they span years, they go back centuries, they could involve animals, monsters, killers, death, and even magic. Some of these legends are documented, and none are more well-documented than La Bête du Gévaudan
The “Lobster Boy” was a sadistic man that tormented and abused his family for a prolonged period. Eventually, his wife snapped.
On the evening of 19 February, 1994, Gloria Ramirez was rushed to the emergency room of Riverside Hospital, California; here was the beginning of one of the world’s most baffling medical mysteries.
At first glance, these intricate doll houses probably look like they belong in a child’s bedroom. However, upon closer inspection, what is being portrayed inside the doll houses in anything other than happy families.
The battlefields of World War I were the scene of much heroism. These heroes came from all walks of life. One unique hero, however, walked on all fours!
Vitiligo is a skin condition in which pale white patches develop on the skin. It’s caused by a lack of melanin, a pigment in the skin. It’s most commonly observed in humans.