Author: Matthew Black

Matthew Black

Matthew Black was born and raised in Seattle, WA and currently resides in San Diego, CA. Receiving an honors degree in history from the University of Washington, Matthew has since published a book and over a hundred web and print articles on a vast array of subjects. A man of many interests, he coaches soccer and travels the world when he’s not writing articles for History 101. He likes to say, “the devil’s in the details” and uses that approach to pour much of his energy into the research process.

CGI shows what rock stars would look like if they were alive today

Behind the scenes: Photos of the first moon landing on 50th anniversary

What if D-Day failed? The speech Eisenhower never had to give

Vintage photos show what happened in Vegas didn’t always stay in Vegas

Remembering the ultimate Marine, John Basilone, on Memorial Day

15 lies your history teacher told you (and the truth behind them)

The crazy childless woman who created Mother’s Day

30 famous mugshots you’ve never seen before

Heartwarming war photos guaranteed to make you smile