10 Crazy Facts From Bedlam, History’s Most Notorious Asylum

If the road to hell is paved with good intentions, that path may well cut through the fetid halls of Bethlem Hospital. The institution began as a priory for the New Order of St. Mary of Bethlehem in 1247. As religious folks are wont to do, the monks there began to look after the indigent […]


10 Strange And Fascinating Funerals Of Famous People

All of us are destined to die—a somber reality, to be certain, but one best openly accepted. Depending on your religion, your budget, or your popularity, your funeral may be elaborate or simple. Most, however, run along the same lines—a few tears shed and a bit of ceremony. For those who were larger than life […]