AUTHOR: Evan Andrews
The Lost Colony of Popham
May 12, 2017

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The Mysterious Disappearance of L’Oiseau Blanc
May 8, 2017

Just two weeks before Charles Lindbergh made his famous 1927 New York to Paris flight, French pilots Charles Nungesser and François Coli vanished while trying to cross the Atlantic in the opposite direction. Read More

The Strange Saga of the 27th Amendment
May 5, 2017

It was first proposed in 1789, but it took 200 years and a campaign by a Texas university student before it was finally ratified. Read More

Stranded in the New World: The Amazing Odyssey of Cabeza de Vaca
April 28, 2017

In 1528, a Spanish nobleman named Cabeza de Vaca was left stranded in what is now the southern United States following a disastrous exploring expedition. Read More

D-Day’s Deadly Dress Rehearsal
April 27, 2017

The fiasco was initially covered up to ensure the D-Day mission remained secret. Read More

The Nobel Laureate Who Pioneered Chemical Warfare
April 21, 2017

Take a look back at the conflicted life of this German chemist. Read More

The Real Story Behind the Discovery of Titanic’s Watery Grave
April 1, 2017

In 1985, a joint American-French expedition tracked down one of the biggest prizes in maritime archeology: the 73-year-old wreck of the “unsinkable” ocean liner Titanic. Read More

When Ironclads Clashed: How Hampton Roads Changed Naval Warfare Forever
March 9, 2017

On March 9, 1862, the ironclad warships USS Monitor and CSS Virginia squared off in the most influential naval battle of the Civil War. Read More

The Secret History of the Zimmermann Telegram
March 1, 2017

A century after the infamous Zimmermann Telegram was made public, take a look back at the explosive document that helped speed America’s entry into World War I. Read More

Andrew Carnegie’s Surprising Legacy
February 23, 2017

Before his death in 1919, steel magnate and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie helped fund the creation of some 2,800 libraries across the world Read More