History Stories
AUTHOR: Sarah Pruitt
This Newly Discovered Exoplanet Might Be Able to Support Life
November 15, 2017

Scientists say Ross 128 b is a “temperate” planet. Read More

Cosmic Rays Reveal Mysterious Chamber Inside the Great Pyramid
November 2, 2017

How did the chamber go undetected for 5,000 years? Read More

JFK Files: Cuban Intelligence Was in Contact With Oswald, Praised His Shooting Ability
October 27, 2017

Here are the 10 most revealing highlights from the 2,800 newly declassified JFK assassination files. Read More

Why People Have Been Searching for This Sunken WWI Ship For a Century
October 6, 2017

The wreck's remaining gold ingots are worth roughly $10.7 million today—if you can get to them, that is. Read More

Why the French Despise the Concept of First Ladies
August 9, 2017

Unlike America, France's first ladies have no official role. But that may change. Read More

Newly-Discovered Blueprints May Allow Legendary WWII Plane to Fly Again
August 8, 2017

It’s been called one of the greatest planes of World War II—and it might be making a comeback. Read More

One of America’s First Travel Trends Was Dining at George Washington’s Home
August 2, 2017

Reverent tourists turned Mount Vernon into a bed & breakfast, burdening the Washington family for years. Read More

Live in the Russian Spy House That Inspired ‘The Americans’
July 28, 2017

It's in Montclair, New Jersey. Read More

A Port Where a Million Slaves Were Trafficked Is Now a World Heritage Site
July 11, 2017

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Does This Photo Show Amelia Earhart After Her Plane Disappeared?
July 5, 2017

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