Category: Technology

Boy unearths treasure from Danish king, and it’s surprising link to Bluetooth

Animals in space exploration

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

Shays’ Rebellion: Distress in post-revolutionary America

Investigation confirms thrift store find as an authentic piece of American history

Technology 02.17.19

George Washington Carver: More than just ‘the peanut guy’

US 02.16.19

Desmond Doss: Conscientious objector and decorated army medic

The legend of the Wendigo

US 02.14.19

How Freddie Mercury became a queer icon and hero to the LGBT+ community

World 02.13.19

Everything you really need to know about the Renaissance

The 6 most credible UFO encounters in history

Last WWII prisoner of war found hidden away and forgotten in Russian mental institution

General 02.12.19

John Wayne’s ‘The Alamo’ was plagued with problems, including murder

Check out the recipes of a Japanese 17th-Century ‘Barbarian’ cookbook

Katanas: As amazing as the legends tell?

General 02.08.19

Secret lovers, changed identities, and exotic pets: Juicy secrets about American presidents we’ve long forgotten

US

How 12 American presidents rank meeting Queen Elizabeth II

General 02.07.19

If you think you know Lincoln, think again. These recently released photos will show him like you’ve never seen him before.

What was the Magna Carta and why is it still important today?

US

What is Federalism and how does it affect a government’s set-up?

World 02.06.19

Festivals and celebrations that turned into total disasters

Lunar New Year celebrations worldwide mark the Spring Festival

Who murdered Mrs. Stanford? Exploring the University founder’s infamous unsolved death

General 02.05.19

31 known and lesser-known African Americans that made a huge impact on history

Their diamonds made history, but it was one small improvement that made Tiffany & Co. engagement rings go viral

General 02.04.19

30 things you didn’t know about Ronald Reagan

US

Meet Ray Kroc, the man who founded McDonald’s

US 01.31.19

January 31, 1874: Jesse James and the gang rob a Missouri train

US 01.30.19

Inside the competitive and tumultuous relationship between Jackie O and her sister, Lee Radziwill

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