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Scientists Preserved The Head Of This 19th-Century Serial Killer – For One Astonishing Reason

On a shelf at the University of Lisbon, something incredibly strange has sat undisturbed for generations. It’s the preserved head of Diogo Alves, a serial killer who terrorized the city nearly 200 years ago. But why exactly is a long-dead murderer keeping watch on the technicians and physicians to this very day? Alves was born…

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This Teenaged Girl Was Brutally Murdered In The Factory Where She Toiled For Just 10 Cents An Hour

The grotesque murder of a child laborer more than one hundred years ago exposed irreconcilable fault lines running through American society. Fear, hatred and populist menace are persistent themes in this horrific tale. And it continues to be discussed today because it’s so pertinent to America’s present condition. Rifts between North and South, Jews and…