POSTS BYSTORIES BY DAN FITZPATRICK

The Real-Life Origins Behind The Famous Painting 'The Scream'

Everybody is familiar with The Scream even if they’ve never set foot inside an art museum in...

The Story Behind America's 'Lost State' Has Been Buried For Years

Even the youngest American student knows that the country has exactly 50 states — plus the...

Rare Facts About Al Capone That Took Years To Finally Come To Light

What’s it like to be the most feared man in the world? Most people who find out don’t...

People Have No Idea What Author James Frey Has Been Up To

Everybody loves a good story, especially if it’s a true one. Hearing about other...

Father's Highly Unusual Custody Request Leaves Entire Courtroom In Awe

Divorce is never easy. Even the fact that about half of all American couples go through it...

Experts Share Strategies To Stay Healthy During Flu Season

From the common cold to flesh-eating bacteria, diseases are all around us. But don’t freak...

Evidence May Reveal Strange Truth About Famous Alcatraz Prison Escapee

From the moment that the Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary opened its doors in 1934, authorities...

Extraordinary Historical Photos That Give A Rare Glimpse Into The Past

Inside your wallet or in the picture app on your phone, you’ve probably got a photograph...

Man's Grueling Diet Crossing Antarctica Has Most Unlikely Effect

Pain, hunger, exhaustion — these were the feelings that Colin O’Brady lived for. This...

Weird Japanese trend has people around the world baffled

Whether it’s music, fashion, or ideas, everything that was once old will soon be new again....

Controversial Brain Disease Could Mark The End Of America's Favorite Sport

American culture is steeped in sports to the point that the two are irreplaceable. Football in...

Terminally Ill Dad Makes A Crushing Request To His Family

John Raines’ family had never had an easy go of it. From health problems to family trouble,...

Heroic Police Offer Gets A Wild Phone Call 25 Years After Saving A Life

As a seasoned policeman, Michael Buelna had saved lives before. It was part of his job, after all,...

Museums Around The World That Are Almost Too Weird To Be Believed

You know what to expect on a standard museum visit. You stroll into a large, white-walled gallery,...

Once-Beautiful Vacation Spots That People Sadly Can No Longer Visit

Robert Frost once wrote “nothing gold can stay,” and tragically, he was right! The world is...