The 1957 film “Blasting Cap Danger” would have you believe blasting caps littered the mid-century American landscape.
But what are blasting caps? Continue reading
How much of a hand Laura Ingalls Wilder’s daughter had in writing the “Little House” books has been the subject of debate for years. Continue reading
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But there’s a catch. Continue reading
Charles Manson is famous for one thing, and it’s not his music. But should he be?
In the depths of the Victorian era, the recreational use of arsenic would come to be known as one of the most bizarre and dangerous ways ever devised to get high. Continue reading
Author Grady Hendrix may have accidentally written a scathing critique of 21st-century American capitalism, seen through the lens of a corporate haunted house. Continue reading
The Ancient Library of Alexandria was the foremost storehouse of knowledge in the ancient world … until the Romans burned it down in 48 BCE. Could the same thing happen in the 21st century? One Norwegian archiving company says it can. Continue reading