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.
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.
Some were here and gone, others are still in the spotlight and showing no signs of ever slowing down. Here are the women who helped make the ’70s...
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.
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.
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.
They are songs that have been here and gone on the charts, but as long as people can still whistle and hold a tune these forever-catchy earworms will...
Were any of these cereals part of your childhood? Do you still rely on some of them when you need a late-night snack? Take a flashback tour with us...
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.