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.
Steal from the poor, give to the rich: how one man was celebrated for stealing from the Inuit. So many lives ruined, all because one man wanted fame.
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.
Can we give some credit where credit is definitely due? There’s good reason for everyone to celebrate these historical firsts for women.
There’s a ghost town that was meant to become a major urban center during the 1950s in the Mojave Desert. Can it make a comeback?
Standing united for a common goal; it’s a basic concept that formed the foundation of some of the biggest game-changing protests in America.
Throughout the ages women have worked their fair share of vital jobs that have been overlooked and now cease to exist.
Olympic Games are definitely a spectacle, but the cost of hosting an event the entire world will watch comes at a huge price.
World War II was an expanse of awful. Millions killed, displaced and separated from their families and homes; the enslavement of millions more simply...
If penis size is any indication, the ancient Greeks truly thought good things came in small - sometimes very small - packages.
It looks like a broken-down UFO, but the Buzludzha Monument stands as an abandoned concrete reminder of Bulgaria’s Communist Party past.
The last “oops” moment you suffered didn’t result in history books having to be re-written, did it? Yeah, we didn’t think so.
Some foods were never meant to be on the same plate together, So how did some modern-age, stomach-turning recipes come to be? Blame history.
During the hardships of the Great Depression Kentucky went the extra mile on horseback to make sure everyone had access to books.
Products full of radioactive ingredients were the norm ‘back in the day’. It was the price you paid for whiter teeth and tasty treats.
Satellite and drone photography are vital in today’s espionage arena, but there was a time when pigeons were the go-to for aerial photography.
Women were once forced to go to more ridiculous and often times even dangerous lengths than they do today to make themselves presentable.
Rosie the Riveter was a symbol for the feminist movement for decades, but behind the poster was a real woman whose name was barely known.
Stuntmen of the early 20th century lived hard and played hard. They may have been slightly crazy, but they helped prove anything is possible.
If looks could kill is one thing, but what if style itself could be the killer? A look back at history shows how people were dying to be trendy.
Today rooftopping is the domain of urban adrenaline junkies, but it started off as a very dangerous side of the construction trade.
History has a long list of infamous villains, but as it turns out some of these bad boys may not have been as evil as they’ve been made out to be.
The #MeToo movement is empowering women today, but in the early 20th century ladies didn’t have social media - they had very sharp hatpins.
During WWII Japan took to the skies with explosives-packed balloons to get to its enemy’s home territory an ocean away in America.
Christmas hasn't always been an eggnog-fueled free-for-all in America. There was a time when even whistling a holiday tune was illegal.