Scientists Say They Could Bring Back Woolly Mammoths Within Two Years
February 17, 2017

A team of scientists working on the “de-extinction” of the woolly mammoth say they are on the brink of resurrecting the prehistoric species, in a revised form. Read More

Mildred and Richard: The Love Story that Changed America
February 17, 2017

Find out how a couple in love brought forward the landmark case, Loving v. Virginia, which forever changed the color of marriage in the United States. Read More

That Time Winston Churchill Wrote About Aliens
February 16, 2017

How did Winston Churchill distract himself from the impending threat of Nazi Germany in 1939? According to a recently-discovered essay, he wrote about extraterrestrials. Read More

History Faceoff: Who Was the Greatest President—Washington or Lincoln?
February 15, 2017

As Presidents' Day approaches, two preeminent historians join the enduring debate about whether George Washington or Abraham Lincoln was America’s greatest president. Read More

HISTORY Vault: The Cold War
February 15, 2017

Bundle up and examine the rivalry that brought the world’s superpowers to the brink of disaster in this week’s featured collection, The Cold War. Read More

Viking Boat Burial Reveals its Secrets
February 15, 2017

Six years after discovering and excavating the first Viking boat burial site discovered on the UK mainland, archaeologists have provided a glimpse into some of the mysteries this rare burial reveals. Read More

After 60 Years, Archaeologists Find New Dead Sea Scrolls Cave
February 15, 2017

Archaeologists have announced the discovery of a 12th cave associated with the famed ancient Dead Sea Scrolls, the first such site to be excavated since 1956. Read More

The Long (And Short) of White House Stints
February 14, 2017

General Michael Flynn's not the first top White House official to call it quits quickly. Read More

HISTORY Vault: Let’s Talk About Sex
February 10, 2017

For Valentine’s Day, go under the covers with history's favorite vice in this week’s featured collection, Let’s Talk About Sex. Read More

John Tyler’s Passionate White House Romance
February 10, 2017

During his lone term as president, widower John Tyler launched into a passionate courtship with a New York socialite 30 years his junior. Read More