In the first half of the program, George Knapp welcomed author Bill Friedman, who recounted inside stories about the organized crime origins of the Las Vegas Strip. In the latter half, investigative journalist Toby Rogers (book link) shared the untold story of mafia legend Silvio Eboli, a Genovese mob scion who developed an ongoing organized crime operation which involves the sale of marijuana throughout the New York metropolitan area.
Martial arts expert Mohammad Rashid captured an unlikely world record when, in just one minute, he smashed a whopping 155 walnuts using only his head. Making the feat even more impressive, Rashid's record-breaking total was more than triple the previous high-water mark of 44 walnuts smashed. More here.