10 Things You May Not Know About Davy Crockett
August 12, 2016

Explore 10 surprising facts about the man often called the “King of the Wild Frontier.” Read More

11 Olympians Who Overcame Disabilities
August 11, 2016

Check out some past inspirational athletes who didn’t let a handicap stop them from going for gold. Read More

6 Things You Might Not Know About Emperor Akihito and Japan’s Monarchy
August 11, 2016

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8 Early American Political Scandals
August 9, 2016

From an early sex scandal to a mass conspiracy to siphon taxes from the federal treasury, get the facts on eight political controversies from the 18th and 19th centuries. Read More

9 Things You May Not Know About Louis Armstrong
August 4, 2016

Check out nine little-known facts about the jazz legend nicknamed “Satchmo.” Read More

7 Famous Victims of the Hollywood Blacklist
July 28, 2016

From an Oscar-winning scriptwriter to a hardboiled detective novelist, get the facts on seven artists whose careers were turned upside down by the “Red Scare” of the 1940s and 1950s. Read More

8 Things You May Not Know About Route 66
July 27, 2016

Explore the celebrated roadway, which was made obsolete by high-speed interstates and decommissioned by the federal government in 1985—although much of it remains drivable today. Read More

8 Ways the Erie Canal Changed America
July 19, 2016

Explore eight ways that the Erie Canal, which married the waters of the Atlantic Ocean and the Great Lakes, altered the course of American history. Read More

7 Things You May Not Know About the Spanish Civil War
July 15, 2016

Explore seven fascinating facts about this bloody prelude to World War II. Read More

9 Things You May Not Know About Billy the Kid
July 14, 2016

Check out nine facts about the brief and bloody life of the legendary outlaw. Read More