The mysterious Confederate deserter who became John Wilkes Booth's right-hand man.... READ ON
From North Maine to South Nebraska.... READ ON
The only known case in which testimony from a ghost helped convict a murderer.... READ ON
After his death, the last Pinta Island Tortoise was preserved by taxidermists and is currently on display at the American Museum of Natural History.... READ ON
On September 22, 1842, the Mississippi River levee in Alton, Illinois, was crammed full of spectators awaiting the results of a highly anticipated duel -- a smackdown between Abraham Lincoln and political rival James Shields.... READ ON
On September 17, 1787, members of the Constitutional Convention signed the final draft of the Constitution. The great Ben Franklin had a few things to say that day.... READ ON
Set in 1900, "The Knick" follows life and death in a New York hospital. Oh yeah, and the main character is a surgeon who happens to be addicted to cocaine.... READ ON
J.K. Rowling invented Quidditch in a pub.