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

7 Little-Known Wonders of the Ancient World
July 1, 2016

From an 11,000-year-old temple complex to a mystifying Irish megalith, here are seven lesser-known world wonders that stand as a testament to the engineering prowess of the ancients. Read More

10 Things You May Not Know About the Battle of the Somme
June 30, 2016

Explore 10 surprising facts about the bloodiest encounter of World War I. Read More

10 Things You Might Not Know About Lyndon B. Johnson
June 30, 2016

Complex and controversial, Lyndon B. Johnson is remembered for reaching the highest of highs and the most dismal of lows during his presidency. Read More

10 Things You May Not Know About the Pony Express
June 10, 2016

Explore 10 interesting facts about the short-lived mail service that helped transform the American West. Read More

8 Things You Might Not Know About Attila the Hun
June 6, 2016

Known as “Flagellum Dei,” or “scourge of God,” Attila the Hun was one of the most fearsome enemies the Romans ever faced. Read More

10 Things You May Not Know About the Byzantine Empire
June 2, 2016

Explore 10 fascinating facts about the medieval empire that bridged the gap between the classical world and the Renaissance. Read More

6 Reasons the Dark Ages Weren’t So Dark
May 31, 2016

The centuries following the fall of the Roman Empire in 476 A.D. are often referred to as the Dark Ages—but were they really? Read More