Born in 1899 to a family of peasants, Maria Rasputin was raised by royal governesses only to end up living a fugitive life after her father was brutally murdered.
In 19th-century London, a fire-breathing demon known as "spring heeled Jack" reportedly leapt from walls and terrorized citizens—often women walking alone at night.
More than twice as hot as the ghost pepper, the Dragon’s Breath pepper is so lethal that it must be carried in a sealed container.
Found in Central and Southern Africa, the baobab, also known as the upside-down tree, can become so massive that people can even live in it.
The ocellated icefish, found in the icy waters of Antarctica, lacks hemoglobin in its blood, which is what makes its blood transparent.
Fried food connoisseur and culinary chef Jonathan Marcus found a way to make deep fried water but admits that it's "the blandest deep-fried thing" he's ever tasted.