Jarlshof, Scotland, Bronze Age Settlement... intense.

Jarlshof, Scotland, Bronze Age settlement is the best known prehistoric archaeological site in Shetland, Scotland. It contains remains dating from 2500 BC.

When you need to get the real story about some of history's most fascinating women, call Stacy Schiff. The Pulitzer Prize-winning author's work includes Véra (Mrs. Vladimir Nabokov) and Cleopatra: A Life. In her highly anticipated new book, The Witches: Salem, 1692, Schiff focuses on an infamous and dark period of American history, especially as it relates to women: the Salem witch trials.

When you need to get the real story about some of history's most fascinating women, call Stacy Schiff. The Pulitzer Prize-winning author's work includes Véra (Mrs. Vladimir Nabokov) and Cleopatra: A Life. In her highly anticipated new book, The Witches: S

Do you know who Charles Joughin is? Well you should.  His story of surviving the Titanic is most extraordinary. After fortifying his body with two bottles of whiskey, Joughin rode the Titanic into the ocean similar to Jack and Rose in the movie and simply stepped off the bow without even getting his head wet, then spent 3 hours in the frigid waters before being rescued.  He was one of only a few survivors to weather the icy wet conditions. Many attribute this to the whiskey.

After fortifying his body with two bottles of whiskey, Charles Joughin rode the Titanic into the ocean and simply stepped off the bow without even getting his head wet, then spent 3 hours in the frigid waters before being rescued.

Georgia Tann was born in a wealthy family in 1891. She believed that wealthy people ranked higher than those who were poorer. She also sold children through her adoption home. Some girls were abused by her, some boys were abused by a male caretaker who took them to the nearby woods, and she placed some in the care of paedophiles. Around early 1920s adoption in USA was not very common and she started placing orphans up for adoption, her game changed once she realized she could charge…

Georgia Tann snuffed out the lives of many children she received government assistance to care for and local government protection to cover up her crimes.

Anne Boleyn's grave marker in the Chapel of Saint Peter-ad-Vincula, Tower of London

Anne Boleyn's grave marker in the Chapel of Saint Peter-ad-Vincula, Tower of London A place I've wanted to see for a long time, but wasn't able to get in last time

Never forget the burning times! salem witch memorial | Salem Witch Memorial plaque- This is why freedom of religion is so vital!

Never forget the burning times. Salem Witch Memorial plaque- This is why freedom of religion is so vital.

Lemp Family Mansion on S. Thirteenth Street in St. Louis. Three members of the Lemp family met their demise at the home by their own hand. The Lemp Mansion is said to be one of the most haunted places in America. The Lemp family once owned the largest brewery in St. Louis. ©Missouri History Museum

Lemp Family Mansion on S. Thirteenth Street in St. Three members of the Lemp family met their demise at the home by their own hand. The Lemp Mansion is said to be one of the most haunted places in America.

Devil Anse

William Anderson "Devil Anse" Hatfield (undated photo) patriarch of the Hatfield clan who took part in a long-running battle with the McCoys. The Hatfield and McCoy feud is the most infamous feud in American history.

Alexian Brothers Hospital in south St. Louis, rumored to be where an exorcism took place in 1949. William Peter Blatty's The Exorcist was based on a real, month-long exorcism performed in 1949 on a 13-year-old boy, allegedly at a psychiatric ward in south St. Louis. ©Missouri History Museum

The McPike Mansion is located in Alton, Illinois. The mansion was built in and housed Henry McPike, the former mayor of Alton.

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