German-American athlete George Eyser won six Olympic medals in one day, and did it all with a wooden leg. So whatever happened to him?
You've heard of The Muppets. But have you heard of Wilkins and Wontkins? These two early Muppets characters featured in commercials for Wilkins Coffee in the 1950s.
The Countess of Castiglione would use her beauty to seduce a monarch and influence the formation of Italy. However, her true legacy was her pioneering work in photography.
A religious organization founded in 1992, the Church of Euthanasia was known for its radical acts to save the planet by reducing the number of humans in it.
Scientists are fascinated and confounded by Walking Corpse Syndrome, a condition that leaves people believing that they are real-life versions of the walkers that fill our television and movie screens.
The ocean sunfish, also known as mola mola fish, are not only the largest bony fish species in the ocean, but also the highest-ranking vertebrate reproducer on the planet.
Based on the ethos of well-intended art with disastrous results, the Museum of Bad Art contains a number of unique pieces with a cult following.
The bloodcurdling scream the Aztec death whistle makes explains why the Aztecs may have used it as an intimidation tactic in battle — or in human sacrifice.
In 2009, Dr. Arthur Anker photographed this moth in the Gran Sabana region of Venezuela. But over a decade later, its validity is still up for debate.