When people think of Adolf Hitler, the first thing that usually comes to mind is that he was one of the most evil men in history, responsible for the deaths of over six million people. They don’t tend to think that he was a man who inspired the love and often fanatical devotion of quite
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The flowing watercourse of a river can be a remarkable sight for those who relish the beauty and excitement of natural streams. There are, however, countless rivers around the world that are marred by unspeakable tragedy. The following list delves into the history of these waterways, examining a myriad of inexplicable deaths, grisly murders, and
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As children, many people took a beloved pet into the garden and buried it. Perhaps they erected a small cross made from Popsicle sticks over the grave. However, not all pets have had to make do with such modest, if heartfelt, memorials. Some monuments put up to ensure that an animal or group of animals
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Sometimes, being dead isn’t so restful. In the recent past, this could mean wild dogs digging up your remains, as often happened in the early 1900s of Australia. Or maybe it entailed ghouls dressed in men’s clothing taking shovels to your brand-new burial plot. Many people in the past distrusted cemeteries because they attracted the
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Many groups and organizations practice some type of hazing as an initiation rite. Military units, gangs, and sports teams are just a few of the groups known to have inflicted hazing rituals on their prospective members. However, it is university fraternities that are most often associated with hazing. Usually, hazing consists of a couple pranks
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According to the idea of the “butterfly effect,” even the smallest causes can have large, unforeseen consequences. The term itself came courtesy of MIT meteorology professor Edward Lorenz. He used a computer program to simulate weather patterns with a dozen variables over long periods of time. Lorenz noticed that just rounding off one variable from
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