Despite an amazing public relations campaign, Christopher Columbus was definitely not the first to discover North America. Truth be told, he might...
Take a look back at the downfall of 10 nations and the build-up to their eventual demise.
Since its discovery, fire has become such an integral part of our everyday lives that most of us take for granted. But what would our species do...
One of the earliest memes dates all the way back to World War II.
Archaeologists have uncovered some massive ancient urban sprawl in the depths of Guatemala's rainforests.
For decades a Scottish island was a classified death trap after WWII-era testing of biological agents left it completely uninhabitable.
For every man explorer, there is a woman counterpart. These 25 women forged their own paths all around the world.
Root, root for the home team (even if they are women).
Why did something as natural as menstruation become a taboo? And why has it been surrounded by stigma since the beginning of recorded history?
These photos might look like they're of ordinary objects from far away, but up close they're actually full of people.
How do we even know that we're the first advanced civilization to call the planet Earth home?
#TIL women are better astronauts than men...too bad misogyny kept them from space.
How would you feel if showering and bathing was banned?
Is it just eye-catching, or is there a deeper reason?
The Stonewall Inn uprising, predominately headed by trans and queer people of color, kickstarted what we know today as 'Pride'.
That feeling when you win a national competition, but your professor still gives you a B.
Somewhere over the rainbow... the pride flag was born.
All too often, cities are defined by their tragedies. Disaster strikes, communities try to heal, and if the city is strong enough — they rebuild.
The meaning of flipping someone the bird has changed since the era of the Romans.
With talks of cars being airborne in the next five years it's time to take a look back (and forward) at how we managed to be on the verge of stealing...
Are you thinking of mixing up your slang? Try out these throwback words.
Ancient monuments like the pyramids and Stonehenge still hold plenty of mystery - but one man made sure that Mount Rushmore would not suffer the same...
Just because you've probably never heard of them, don't for one second think that there were not some righteously badass female heroes in World War...
When the hairdryer first blew into town it was a huge, cumbersome, technological feat. Like hairstyles over the decades, things have changed.
Some former Major League Baseball players choose to retire quietly, become a sports commentator, or go into reality television. Moe Berg became a spy.
A parliament building survived a war, but sits abandoned as a symbol of past turmoil.
Most adults today have a story about a horrible job they held as a kid, but as bad as they thought it might have been the odds are overwhelming it...
These bizarre aircraft offered a glimpse into an unbelievable future for aviation, even if some could barely make it off the ground.
For millions of people St. Patrick’s Day is cause for celebration, but where did the whole ridding Ireland of snakes story come from?
Loew’s Theatre has been diligently waiting for its classic splendor to be on public display again. For now, we offer a dusty look at its past.