10 Things You May Not Know About Margaret Thatcher
October 9, 2015

Check out 10 surprising facts about the first female British prime minister. Read More

8 Remarkable Prison Breaks
October 7, 2015

From the Union officers who tunneled out of a Confederate POW camp to the 18th century nobleman who fled the Tower of London in drag, get the stories behind seven notable prison breaks. Read More

The Stories Behind 7 State Mottos
September 17, 2015

Get the surprising stories behind these mottos. Read More

7 Things You Might Not Know About the Hoover Dam
September 14, 2015

Get the facts on this engineering marvel, which was dedicated in September 1930. Read More

6 Civil Wars that Transformed Ancient Rome
September 8, 2015

Ancient Rome waged many campaigns of conquest during its history, but its most influential wars may have been the ones it fought against itself. Read More

5 Famous Pyrrhic Victories
September 1, 2015

From the ancient world to the Civil War, take a look back at five engagements where the winner may have come out worse for the wear. Read More

9 Things You May Not Know About Louis XIV
August 31, 2015

On the anniversary of his death, get the facts on the so-called Sun King. Read More

7 Things You Should Know About Stonehenge
August 28, 2015

Get the facts on the iconic ancient monument, including how it once ended up on the auction block and what the wizard Merlin and Charles Darwin have to do with it. Read More

8 Things You Might Not Know About Daniel Boone
August 18, 2015

Get the facts on the legendary frontiersman, including how he became internationally famous and what he really thought of coonskin caps. Read More

6 Disastrous Economic Bubbles
August 11, 2015

From a 17th century Dutch tulip craze to the infamous 1929 stock market crash, learn the stories behind six historical booms that eventually went bust. Read More