10 Things You May Not Know About Harry Houdini
February 1, 2016

Explore 10 surprising facts about history’s most influential magician. Read More

9 Groundbreaking Early Submarines
January 26, 2016

From an oar-powered prototype to the original U.S. Navy submarine, here are nine undersea vehicles that were among the first in history to take the plunge. Read More

8 Legendary Circus Performers
January 18, 2016

From Queen Victoria’s favorite lion tamer to a doomed aerialist, step right up and meet eight of the most beloved and influential stars of the big top. Read More

5 Things You May Not Know About Leo Tolstoy
January 15, 2016

Check out five surprising facts about the author of “War and Peace” and “Anna Karenina.” Read More

6 Famous Shipwrecks Still Waiting to be Discovered
January 11, 2016

From Christopher Columbus’ flagship to one of the most legendary commerce raiders of the American Revolution, learn the stories behind six vessels whose watery graves are still missing in action. Read More

8 Famous Child Prodigies
January 6, 2016

Check out eight whiz kids who made their mark on history. Read More

9 Things You May Not Know About the Ancient Sumerians
December 16, 2015

Check out nine fascinating facts about one of the earliest sophisticated civilizations known to history. Read More

8 Things You May Not Know About the Spanish Armada
December 14, 2015

Explore eight surprising facts about one of the most ambitious—and disastrous—campaigns in military history. Read More

8 Things You Should Know About the Bill of Rights
December 10, 2015

The first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution, known collectively as the Bill of Rights, became law on December 15, 1791. Read More

8 Things You Should Know About Hanukkah
December 10, 2015

As families gather to celebrate Hanukkah, check out eight things you should know about the eight-day Festival of Lights. Read More