Category: Technology

How Florence Sabin transformed medicine and made headway for women scientists

Hedy Lamarr: How the Hollywood glamour girl helped invent Wi-Fi

Antikythera mechanism is a 1,000-year-old celestial computer

The Voyager missions: Photos, facts, and quotes of epic proportions

The blind baby crisis of the 1950s

The craziest medical treatments in history

How accidents led to 15 of man’s greatest inventions

This Nobel Prize winner is also the father of chemical warfare

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

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

Heroic war stories that earned these unknown veterans the Medal of Honor

Who’s your daddy? The genetic expansion of Charlemagne and Genghis Khan

World 04.30.19

The 43 greatest guitarists of all time, ranked

US 04.29.19

Could Congress create another Valley Forge?

General 04.25.19

Juliane Koepcke: The girl who fell from the sky

Can you guess 15 ‘Game of Thrones’ characters and their historical inspirations?

Pablo Escobar: The rise and fall of the world’s most notorious druglord

15 mystifying structures across the globe

US 04.22.19

How activist Richard Oakes took over Alcatraz to protest for Native American rights

World 04.21.19

Why egg-droppin’ bunnies and the resurrection of Christ are linked

How Erik the Red responded to banishment by founding a new country

US 04.17.19

You should know all about Civil Rights trailblazer Ella Baker

Ancient 04.16.19

Rare 2,600-year-old agate seal and clay stamp found bearing Biblical names

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Why public perception of George W. Bush’s presidency is shifting

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Why the first woman to swim the English Channel deserves our respect

Ancient 04.14.19

Inside the lives of King Henry VIII’s wives and children

World 04.13.19

You’ll gasp at these hidden secrets built into medieval castles

US 04.12.19

The mystery of the “Hatbox Baby” is solved, decades later

General 04.11.19

Bruce Lee’s son has a life story more epic and twisted than any action film

Ancient 04.10.19

Ancient fast food: Archaeologists find 2,000-year-old “snack shack” in Pompeii

How tall was Napoleon Bonaparte compared to average height?

One Civil War scuffle involved stolen hats

The little-known reason Bruce Lee was rejected by the military

Why did the French hate Queen Catherine de Medici?

General 04.09.19

The incredible, disturbing true story of Nicholas Barclay and his masterful imposter

US 04.08.19

Revolutionary War hero Private Deborah Samson disguised herself to fight

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