History's Project Blue Book Let Me Slide Into Aliens' DMs

For a while, the History channel has focused its extraterrestrial coverage on that guy with weird hair who throws his hands into the sky and shouts: ‚ÄúAliens!‚ÄĚ Now, they‚Äôre getting into sci-fi, but sci-fi inspired by supposedly real UFO cases. We‚Äôre here to open up those case files‚ÄĒand see if aliens are interested in‚Ķ

New Medical Analysis Shows What Really Happened on the Night Robert F. Kennedy Was Assassinated

It was 50 years ago this month that Senator Robert F. Kennedy was killed by an assassin. In what is now the first study of its kind, a team of specialists has conducted a systematic review of the medical care he received during the critical hours following the shooting. Their findings offer unprecedented details about…

Scientists Match Pollution in Greenland’s Ice Sheet to Events from Ancient Greece and Rome

We tend to associate industrial pollution with the modern era, but human civilizations have been contaminating the planet for thousands of years. By drilling deep into Greenland’s ice sheet, an interdisciplinary team of researchers has chronicled the industrial waste produced by the ancient Greeks and Romans over a…

Read this Scathing 1988 Viewer Reaction to Doctor Who and Try Not to Feel Sad for Sylvester McCoy

Sylvester McCoy’s era on Doctor Who has always gotten a bit of a bad rap. After all, it’s the period of the show that eventually saw Doctor Who go on hiatus for decades. With the gift of hindsight, it’s easy to see the good and fascinating things this era of the show did, but apparently audiences at the time really, …

This Recently Discovered Fifth-Century Massacre in Sweden Is So Game of Thrones We Can’t Even Handle It

Scientists in Sweden have completed a preliminary investigation of one of the most disturbing archaeological sites to be uncovered in recent memory. Over 1,500 years ago, scores of villagers were mercilessly killed in their homes by an unknown band of marauders, who left the bodies where they fell. And inexplicably,…

Pioneering Psychologist Hans Asperger Was a Nazi Sympathizer Who Sent Children to Be Killed, New Evidence Suggests

The term ‚ÄúAsperger‚Äôs syndrome‚ÄĚ will never be heard the same way again, owing to new research showing that Hans Asperger‚ÄĒthe Austrian pediatrician for whom the disorder was named‚ÄĒwas an active participant in the Nazi eugenics program, recommending that patients deemed ‚Äúnot fit for life‚ÄĚ be sent to a notorious‚Ķ