Damn Interesting

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Colonels of Truth

Harland Sanders left home when he was 13. He once gunned a man down in the street for painting over one of his signs. During the war, he fed the scientists who created the atomic bomb. And then, in his 60s and going by the moniker Colonel Sanders, he began selling fried chicken.


Nineteen Seventy Three

In the 1970s, Chile was on the verge of developing sophisticated technology to monitor its economy. Then America intervened.


Aches on a Plane

On the attempted hijacking of a FedEx flight by a FedEx employee.