Meet the man who invented the word moron. Hitler absolutely loved him, and he influenced American science for decades. Thank you, Dr. Moron.
The Kallikak Family: A Study in the Heredity of Feeble-Mindedness (1912) by Henry Goddard
Who Was Deborah Kallikak? Article by J. David Smith
Podcast – Science VS. by Gimlet Media
Ethan Couch was drunk and high when he drove his truck at 70 mph into a group of people, killing four. It was not his fault, though, he was suffering the dread disease “affluenza.” Warning: This episode will piss you...
You don’t have to be a sports fan to appreciate these weird tales from the world of sports. Enjoy these little nuggets of soccer wars, ear biting, knee capping, bird killing, and on-field explosions - you deserve it.
From 2005 to 2009, eight women were murdered in Jennings, Louisiana. It might have been a serial killer. It might have been something far worse. These murders are the subject of the new Showtime series, Murder in the Bayou.
Dark Truth Behind 8 Sex Workers Murdered in the Bayou, Rolling Stone article by Cady Drell - https://www.rollingstone.com/culture/culture-features/dark-truth-behind-8-sex-workers-murdered-in-the-bayou-113264/
Who Killed the Jeff Davis 8, Medium article by...
A six year old girl and her grandmother were attacked in their home. She fled to her neighbor’s house after the killer left. She shouldn’t have.
Maurice Possley, National Registry of Exonerations - https://www.law.umich.edu/special/exoneration/Pages/casedetail.aspx?caseid=3202
NBC news - Killer...
Before you join your significant other for a romantic spin in an outdoor bathtub, you might want to check with Dr. Brinkley. His diagnosis might be painful and insane, but what procedure involving goat testicles isn’t?
In 12th Century rural England, two children were found by a wolf pit. They wore strange clothes, couldn’t speak English, had green skin, loved fava beans, and had an amazing story to tell. Did we mention they had green skin?
Hannah Upp disappeared in the U.S. Virgin Islands after Hurricane Irma, never to be seen again. That was odd. What was odder was that this wasn’t the first time she had disappeared. Or even the second…
Did the Navy track a super fast, super maneuverable Tic Tac-shaped UFO off the coast of Mexico in 2004? And did this happen again off the coast of Virginia ten years later (though this time it looked a little more like the Batman symbol)? Maybe. Legitimately, actually, maybe.
In 1992, the BBC aired a live news show from a haunted house in North London. Bangings on the wall, fleeting visions, ghostly injuries. Soon things were out of control - and not just in the haunted house.