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28 Jan. 2023

For years, stories have circulated about a line of dogs named Gunther who inherited the fortune of a wealthy countess in 1992 — but is it all a hoax to help sell real estate?

The post The Real Story Of Gunther VI, The Millionaire German Shepherd Known As The ‘Richest Dog In The World’ appeared first on All That's Interesting.

28 Jan. 2023

Ancient Hun warrior's tomb uncovered in Romania, lost van Dyck found in a New York barn, prehistoric whale skull discovered in Maryland.

The post This Week In History News, Jan. 22 – 28 appeared first on All That's Interesting.

27 Jan. 2023

Founded in the 1960s by Brazilian mystic Neiva Chaves Zelaya, Valley of the Dawn, a.k.a. Vale do Amanhecer, claims that its followers are reincarnated aliens.

The post Inside The Fascinating World Of Valley Of The Dawn, The UFO-Based Religion Founded By A Brazilian Truck Driver appeared first on All That's Interesting.

27 Jan. 2023

The scientists took inspiration, surprisingly, from sea cucumbers, which are able to switch between soft and stiff states to protect themselves.

The post Scientists Create Shapeshifting Humanoid Robot That Can Liquefy And Reform — And Escape A Mini Prison Cell appeared first on All That's Interesting.

26 Jan. 2023

Peaches "April" Stergo, 36, is accused of stealing $2.8 million from an 87-year-old unidentified man in what prosecutors are calling a "romance scam."

The post Florida Woman Accused Of Stealing $2.8 Million From Holocaust Survivor In A ‘Romance Scam’ appeared first on All That's Interesting.

26 Jan. 2023

At the close of the Persian Gulf War, American forces carried out a 10-hour bombardment on Highway 80 that left hundreds dead and destroyed up to 2,700 vehicles.

The post How A Stretch Of Road Between Kuwait And Iraq Became Known As The ‘Highway Of Death’ appeared first on All That's Interesting.

26 Jan. 2023

Elvis Francois survived for 24 days in the Caribbean with only ketchup, garlic powder, and bouillon cubes to eat.

The post Man Survives On Ketchup For Weeks While Lost In The Caribbean Sea appeared first on All That's Interesting.

25 Jan. 2023

The whale skull was found packed in a 650-pound block of sediment that preserved the fossil like a "sarcophagus."

The post A Beachcomber Just Stumbled Upon A 12-Million-Year-Old Whale Skull In Maryland appeared first on All That's Interesting.

25 Jan. 2023

On November 2, 2016, Sherri Papini vanished near her home in Redding, California. Three weeks later, she re-emerged — with a bizarre kidnapping story.

The post The Story Of Sherri Papini, The California Mom Who Lied About Being Kidnapped And Tortured By Two Hispanic Women appeared first on All That's Interesting.

25 Jan. 2023

The discovery of gold at Sutter's Mill in January 1848 sparked a mass migration to California — but not everyone was lucky enough to strike it rich.

The post 33 Incredible Photos From The California Gold Rush, The Mining Craze That Captivated The World appeared first on All That's Interesting.

25 Jan. 2023

An Australian park ranger gasped when she saw the record-breaking monster cane toad, now dubbed "Toadzilla."

The post Weighing Almost Six Pounds, Australian ‘Toadzilla’ Breaks Records For Largest Toad appeared first on All That's Interesting.

24 Jan. 2023

Lyndsey Kennedy was pulled naked from a different storm drain in March 2021 — and just two months later, she was found inside another drain system in Texas.

The post Florida Woman Rescued From A Storm Drain For The Third Time In Two Years appeared first on All That's Interesting.

24 Jan. 2023

Millions around the world watched on February 1, 2003, when the Space Shuttle Columbia was ripped apart upon re-entry, and NASA investigations later revealed that the tragedy was likely preventable.

The post The Tragic Story Of The Space Shuttle Columbia Disaster — And How It Could Have Been Avoided appeared first on All That's Interesting.

23 Jan. 2023

The painting, found by a part-time art collector in a New York shed, is believed to be over four centuries old and a classic example of a Dutch Golden Age painting.

The post Rare Van Dyck Painting Found In Farmer’s Shed Covered In Bird Droppings Expected To Sell For Up To $3 Million appeared first on All That's Interesting.

23 Jan. 2023

Alleged thief Carlos Alonso sliced himself on a sword wielded by St. Michael the Archangel, prompting witnesses to call for help.

The post A Drunk Man In Mexico Just Injured Himself On The Sword Of A St. Michael Statue — While Trying To Steal It appeared first on All That's Interesting.

21 Jan. 2023

In 2016, Otto Warmbier was sentenced to 15 years of hard labor for allegedly stealing a propaganda poster from a North Korean hotel, but he suffered a brain injury that rendered him comatose immediately after his trial — and he died without ever telling his side of the story.

The post The Tragic Death Of Otto Warmbier, The American Student Who Was Accused Of Stealing A Poster In North Korea appeared first on All That's Interesting.

21 Jan. 2023

Larry Gene Bell was a divorced electrician who kidnapped and murdered at least two girls in South Carolina in 1985 — then tormented their families with taunting phone calls.

The post The Disturbing Story Of Larry Gene Bell, The Depraved Killer Who Shocked Even ‘Mindhunter’ John Douglas appeared first on All That's Interesting.

21 Jan. 2023

"Replica" sword found to be genuine Bronze Age artifact, one of the world's oldest runestones discovered, ancient Egyptian burial uncovered with 142 dead dogs.

The post This Week In History News, Jan. 15 – 21 appeared first on All That's Interesting.

20 Jan. 2023

In 1967, prosecutor Jim Garrison accused Clay Shaw of conspiring with government agencies to assassinate President John F. Kennedy — but many believe it was all for media attention.

The post Jim Garrison, The New Orleans District Attorney Who Claimed He Uncovered The Truth About JFK’s Murder appeared first on All That's Interesting.

20 Jan. 2023

After the 1872 gubernatorial election in Louisiana, KKK members and former Confederates stormed a courthouse occupied by Black militiamen — and killed as many as 150 of them.

The post The Little-Known Story Of The Colfax Massacre, The Worst Episode Of Racial Violence During Reconstruction appeared first on All That's Interesting.

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