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10 of the World’s Most Prolific Serial Killers

 10 of the World’s Most Prolific Serial Killers

Some serial killers have murdered more than 100 people. Who are these people, and why did they do it? Find out at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Ax Murderers Quiz

 Ax Murderers Quiz

Axes are great for chopping wood … or people. See how much you know about infamous ax murderers by taking this quiz at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Test Your Knowledge: Las Vegas Mobs

 Test Your Knowledge: Las Vegas Mobs

How much do you know about Las Vegas' most infamous mobs? Test your Las Vegas mobs knowledge in this quiz. See more »

True Horror Stories Quiz

 True Horror Stories Quiz

Who needs the movies for a good scare when you have these true tales? Take this true tales of horror stories quiz from HowStuffWorks. See more »

Crime, Sometimes With Punishment: The Notorious Crime Quiz

 Crime, Sometimes With Punishment: The Notorious Crime Quiz

These notorious crimes are some of the most famous crimes of recent history. Test your knowledge of them with this notorious crimes quiz. See more »

The Crazy Corruption Quiz

 The Crazy Corruption Quiz

There's no shortage of corruption in the world. Test your knowledge by taking our crazy corruption quiz at HowStuffWorks. See more »

What’s the oldest cold case ever solved?

 What’s the oldest cold case ever solved?

Cold cases can be unsolved for decades. Learn about the oldest cold case ever solved at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Do some people get called for jury duty more than others?

 Do some people get called for jury duty more than others?

Have you been called for jury duty four times while your friend never has? Find out if some people get summoned for jury duty more than others. See more »

10 Historically Pivotal Murders

 10 Historically Pivotal Murders

Few crimes can change history more than murder. Learn which historically pivotal murders sent shock waves through the public psyche at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Do people in prison really make toilet wine?

 Do people in prison really make toilet wine?

Do people in prison really make toilet wine? Prisoners are very ingenious when it comes to alcohol. Learn how to make pruno at HowStuffWorks. See more »