AUTHOR: Evan Andrews
Why Arab Scholar Ibn Battuta is the Greatest Explorer of all Time
July 20, 2017

In the 14th century, the Moroccan wanderer Ibn Battuta spent nearly 30 years traveling some 75,000 miles across Africa, the Middle East, India and Southeast Asia. Read More

The Strange Tale of New York’s Forgotten Subway
June 2, 2017

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Battle for the Aleutians: WWII’s Forgotten Alaskan Campaign
June 2, 2017

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Aaron Burr’s Notorious Treason Case
May 31, 2017

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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