Woman in White: Hillary Clinton’s Suffragette Tribute
October 21, 2016

The candidate’s final debate outfit paid homage to the long struggle for women’s equality. Read More

Vulcan: The Famous Planet that Never Existed
October 21, 2016

For several decades in the 19th century, many of the world’s top astronomers believed that a hypothetical planet called “Vulcan” existed in our solar system. Read More

Archaeologists Uncover 8,000-Year-Old Goddess Figurine in Central Turkey
October 19, 2016

An international team working at a Neolithic site in central Turkey recently discovered a limestone figurine that could depict a fertility goddess, or a high-status woman. Read More

Greeks May Have Influenced China’s Terra Cotta Army
October 17, 2016

Archaeologists working on the famed Terra Cotta Army in China now believe their lifelike appearance could have been modeled on ancient Greek sculptures. Read More

The 950-Year-Old Battle That Changed the Way You Talk
October 14, 2016

Find out how the Battle of Hastings forever changed England—and the English language. Read More

MacArthur vs. Truman: The Showdown That Changed America
October 13, 2016

A new book about President Harry Truman’s dismissal of General Douglas MacArthur reveals how their clash altered American history for decades to come. Read More

The True Story of the Real-Life Winnie-the-Pooh
October 13, 2016

Find out how a real-life black bear owned by a Canadian soldier serving in World War I inspired the famous children’s book. Read More

The Con Man Who Invented His Own Country
October 12, 2016

In the early 1820s, a Scottish swindler devised one of history’s most outlandish moneymaking schemes: he invented his own country. Read More

Secrets of New Dead Sea Scrolls Come to Light
October 11, 2016

Two new books detail the contents of more than 25 previously unpublished Dead Sea Scrolls, the fragments of ancient texts containing narratives from the Hebrew Bible. Read More

College Football’s Most Lopsided Game
October 7, 2016

A century ago Georgia Tech thrashed Cumberland by a cartoonish score of 222-0 in college football’s most lopsided game ever. Find out how such an epic blowout was allowed to happen. Read More