As it turns out, it's a bit of both.
Nearly 200 years after the original Salem witch trials, the same town saw allegations resurface.
These tragic murders reverberated throughout their kingdoms.
Politician Sir Thomas Wyatt the Younger sought to overthrow Mary I.
From the heretic's fork to being eaten alive by insects, these grisly old torture methods prove that humans have always been brutal.
These tribes have spurned contact with the modern outside world.
Having survived deadly disasters at sea, she was known as "Miss Unsinkable".
Like many armies, they played tricks on their enemies.
These explorers set out with high hopes, but were never seen alive again.
It's the birthplace of an enduring alien legend.
An impressive airlift circumvented a Soviet power grab.
This wind instrument was designed to intimidate opponents.
Few people were aware of the SOE's existence.
Discover the cultural celebration behind the historic anniversary.
This major uprising against British rule was ultimately suppressed.
Many of these structures pre-date the US—some by hundreds of years.
The humble bicycle had a suprisingly important role in both world wars.
The torpedo attack killed hundreds of civilians and turned international opinion against Imperial Germany.
From gunslingers to highwaymen.
Is there treasure buried beneath this craggy Nova Scotia isle?