Shocking Internet Hoaxes Everyone Believed – News In History

The saying goes: “don't believe everything you see on the internet” whether it’s aliens spotted or your favourite celebrity dying....always do a source check! Here are 6 of the most shocking internet hoaxes that people ACTUALLY believed. 7. In the late 2000’s, there was a site called that featured Bonsai Kittens which featured pictures of kittens in jars and instructions for how to create a bonsai kitten - it was supposedly a “lost art” where kittens would grow into various shapes depending on the constricting vessels that they were made to live in.   6. Remember when people wanted so desperately to charge

Most Unusual Pregnancies Ever – News In History

Some would argue that the best blessing in life is getting pregnant but on this episode of News in History - we are going to count down six of the craziest, most shocking pregnancies ever. 6. The youngest mother ever is reported to be a five-year-old girl in Peru named Lina Medina. She gave birth to a baby boy by C-section in 1939.     Her father took her to the hospital with an abnormal growth in her abdomen and tests found that she was seven months pregnant. Her father was arrested for incest and the baby did actually survive. According to her medical

Man Has Huge Hole In His Face – News In History

SO... MOST OF US would like to believe we’re not crazy vain and superficial, right? Check out this story of Donnie Fritts... a carpenter who was left with a gigantic hole in his face after surgery to remove an aggressive tumor. Diagnosed with a rare cancer in 2003, Donnie was told he would have to make a choice – his face or his life. He opted for surgery to remove the ameloblastic carcinoma, along with much of his face.     The 12-hour surgery was successful, but left Donnie without a nose, an upper lip or a roof of his mouth. Part of his

The Ken and Barbie Killers – News In History

In 1987, 17-year-old Karla Homolka met 23-year-old Paul Bernardo and it was love at first sight. The couple got married in 1991 only six months after committing the rape and killing of Karla’s sister, Tammy. Paul took an interest in 15-year-old Tammy and Karla’s solution was a deadly one. She obtained Halothane, which is an anesthetic used in animal surgery, and sedatives from the vet clinic she worked at. On Christmas Eve, Karla held a rag doused in Halothane over Tammy’s mouth and nose. Karla presented her littler sister as a Christmas present for Paul so he could take her

‘Witches’ Brutally Killed In The Salem Witch Trials – News In History

English Protestants of the 1692 Massachusetts Bay Colony saw themselves as builders of a new civilization, from the ground up, out of the wilderness. And every angry, dark and cold corner of this new world was filled with physical and spiritual danger. Like a deadly virus, the plague of "magic" infected nearly every single colonist, young and old alike. While we may never have a final tally of those officially charged with the heinous capital crime of practicing witchcraft, it's estimated that 185 people across 25 locations throughout the colony. It was a sea of finger pointing in which husbands accused wives;

Shocking Secrets of the Bermuda Triangle – News In History

The Bermuda Triangle, aka the Devil’s Triangle, is a large area of ocean between Florida, Puerto Rico, and Bermuda where dozens of airplanes and ships may have disappeared under mysterious circumstances creating an interesting legend about this area. It’s believed by many that this extremely large area of water is just prone to a lot of bad luck, however, many speculate extra-terrestrial activity or unknown natural scientific causes. Some believe this legendary area traces as far back as Christopher Columbus. According to his log in 1492, Columbus looked at his compass and it was giving him a weird reading. Later in

Hot Females Who Committed Horrible Crimes – News In History

Mindy Sanghera A student dentist, she was in the third year at Birmingham University ,Harmohinder Sanghera - known as Mindy Sanghera - was convicted of the murder of Sana Ali, 17, who was pregnant with her first child in May of 2007. Mindy 23, had launched a "ferocious and sustained attack", using a 6.5in (17cm) kitchen knife to inflict 43 seperate cuts on Sana Ali at her home in Manchester. She deliberately lifted the victim's shirt while she lay on the floor and stabbed her in the abdomen. At the time of the murder, in May 2007, Sanghera was two years

Jane Elliott The Shocking Truth About Racism – News In History

All white people are raised with some sort of racist beliefs...whether they want to admit it or not. That’ s what Jane Elliot believes and has been preaching for decades. Jane Elliot was born in 1933 - she’ s an American former third grade teacher, anti-racism activist, educator, public speaker, feminist and LGBT activist. How would you feel if you were judged strictly based on your eye colour? Brown eyes being more superior to blue eyes. You, with blue eyes, being forced to wear a collar around your neck to signify that you are less than everyone else...and no, you are not