Category: Technology

Premies in showbiz: The twisted history of incubators in Coney Island freak shows

Stradivari violins’ brilliant clarity and the little ice age

Edison vs. Tesla: Who was the better inventor?

Unforgettable Space Race disasters that resulted in tragedy

New study confirms Mayans numbered millions in an area of 800 square miles 3,000 years ago

NASA confirms original moon walk footage may have been taped over

The mysterious origins of Bitcoin

How did people wake up before alarm clocks?

Restoration brings new life to York Minster’s 15th-century stained glass masterpiece

Before wing suits, there was Elmer the Flying Monk

The incredible legacy of George Eastman

Before the telephone, Morse code relayed messages over long distances thanks to Samuel F.B. Morse

The 11-year-old who named now-disgraced Pluto (ex-planet)

Plastic surgery was invented for WWI veterans with serious facial injuries

From Coke to X-Rays, here are 6 items that were created by accident

Evolution of safety coffins for people accidently buried alive

November 10th, 1940: Walt Disney started a 25-year relationship working with the FBI

November 9th, 1799: Napoleon becomes Emperor of France

History Today 11.08.18

November 8th, 1895: Wilhelm Röntgen discovers x-rays

History Today 11.07.18

November 7th, 1874: Republican party depicted as an elephant by Thomas Nast

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Hollywood blockbusters with glaring historical inaccuracies

Take a tasty trip back in time at the oldest restaurant in the world

These Stalinism survivors created a unique Korean fusion cuisine that will make your mouth water

Man discovers invaluable hidden treasure while fixing his toilet

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Rare Civil War photos capture America’s greatest war

History Today 11.06.18

November 6, 1913: Gandi arrested in South Africa

This rusty coin prevented an impromptu shave— its current worth will surprise you

This underground city is carved entirely out of salt rock— and it’s super cool

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Meet Sergeant Stubby: The first dog in American history to be awarded military rank

History Today 11.05.18

November 5th, 1940: FDR is elected for a third term

Gems that kill: Scandalous stories behind cursed and looted jewelry

One surprising effect of the black plague? A longer life span

The ‘Women in White’ who have terrorized people for centuries

Kemetism: Ancient Egyptian religion revived in the modern age

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Secret room discovered under house turns out to be part of American history

History Today 11.04.18

November 4, 1922: Howard Carter discovers King Tut’s tomb

This perfectly-preserved shrine in Pompeii takes you back in time

After 32 years, Chernobyl is still as deadly as ever

On the front lines: Fighting in a Viking raid

History Today 11.03.18

November 3, 1954: Godzilla is unleashed into the world

Scientists discover new, horrible ways people died by Mount Vesuvius

1,700-year-old sock sheds light on walking like an ancient Egyptian

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