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Ferdinand Demara impersonated 30 people in 20 years.
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Detective novelist Arthur Upfield invented the perfect murder -- and then watched a killer adopt it.
Play along as we untangle seven strange-sounding situations using yes-or-no questions.
In the 1800s, Britain grew a thousand-mile hedge across India.
In 1868, a Scottish castaway made a new home among the people of the Solomon Islands.
Detained in a Soviet prison camp, Polish painter Józef Czapski lectured on Proust to the other prisoners.
In 1968 Richard Proenneke flew to a remote Alaskan lake to take up a life of self-reliance.
In 1840, a killer cut Lord William Russell's throat as he slept.
In 1934, two women set out to travel the length of Africa by motorcycle.
An 1849 dispute between two actors led to one of the bloodiest riots in New York history.