Category: Technology

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

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

Bling isn’t all Tiffany’s has to offer — Its got some rock solid history

General 02.04.19

30 things you didn’t know about Ronald Reagan

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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

Titanic wreckage was actually discovered during secret Cold War Navy mission

The disappearances of the lighthouse keepers on Eilean Mor

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The craziest details of the Dannemora Prison escape

General 01.27.19

23 things you didn’t know about ancient Rome

Natalie Wood’s case was reopened 20 years after her death when a witness changed their story

Quiz 01.24.19

Think you know your military terms? Put your knowledge to the test

US 01.20.19

Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s life would have been different if it weren’t for one special person

Phoenician DNA reveals the true fate of the Biblical Canaanites

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How the Kansas-Nebraska Act led to John Brown’s infamous raid on Harpers Ferry

Andrew Jackson’s real legacy is a giant block of cheese

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Benedict Arnold: The story of America’s most notorious traitor

How Mother Jones became a hellraiser for social justice

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How Georgia O’Keeffe became the mother of American modernism

World 01.19.19

The real story of Braveheart’s William Wallace

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The horrifying truth about the life and death of Pocahontas

Elizabeth Bathory: The queen who bathed in virgin blood

General 01.18.19

The story of Helen Keller’s amazing triumph over adversity

The insanely ancient history of Checkers

Enter the dominion of “The Beast”: The mysterious allure of Aleister Crowley

US 01.17.19

Marquis de Lafayette: The French hero of the American Revolution

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