History Stories
How a Navy Dirigible Became the World’s Deadliest Airship
October 18, 2017

The USS Akron’s demise was surprising, but it shouldn’t have been. Read More

The Disastrous Time Tens of Thousands of Children Tried to Start a Crusade
October 18, 2017

Kings and popes told them to go home—but they persisted. Read More

This Tinseltown Tyrant Used Sexual Exploitation to Build a Hollywood Empire
October 17, 2017

“King Cohn” lived up to his despicable reputation. Read More

Neolithic Feasts at Stonehenge Were Not Vegan-Friendly
October 17, 2017

The fatty menu kept their bellies full. Read More

Why ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ Keeps Getting Banned
October 16, 2017

Biloxi, Mississippi, will remove the book from school curriculums. Read More

Nuclear Fallout Shelters Were Never Going to Work
October 16, 2017

Mere months into the program, reports emerged of leaking water drums and shelters that had never received any supplies. Read More

How Americans Became Convinced Their Halloween Candy was Poisoned
October 16, 2017

These chilling candy poisonings might make you rethink trick-or-treating. Read More

Americans Once Avoided the Hospital at All Costs—Until ERs Changed That
October 16, 2017

How emergency rooms became the only place in America where patients had a right to free treatment. Read More

Stunning ‘Long-Lost’ Da Vinci Painting Expected to Fetch $100 Million
October 13, 2017

Experts use a variety of clues to determine whether or not a work is a real Leonardo da Vinci. Read More

Women Weren’t the Only Victims of the Salem Witch Trials
October 13, 2017

Much has been forgotten about the infamous mass hysteria. Read More