The lonely death of a godfather of the conspiracy theory movement.
On Marie-Madeline Marguerite, a 1600s French serial killer.
This is the second installment in The Hairpin's "Lady Killers" series. Previously: "The Blood Countess."
From Word to smartphones.
Monday, July 21
“Like they said in Step Brothers: Never lose your dinosaur. This is the ultimate example of a person never losing his dinosaur. Meaning that even as I grew in cultural awareness and respect and was put higher in the class system in some way for being this musician, I never lost my dinosaur.”
A day after swimming in an Arkansas water park, Kali Harding was diagnosed with a brain-eating amoeba that kills 99% of the people infects. This is the story of how she survived.
Previously: The Longform Guide to the Brain.
Saturday marked the 25th anniversary of the horrific crash of Flight 232 in Sioux City, Iowa. The plane burst into flames, then into pieces. Nobody was expected to survive. Somehow, 184 people did.
Excerpted from Flight 232: A Story of Disaster and Survival.