AUTHOR: Elizabeth Nix
9 Things You Should Know About the Vice Presidency
April 7, 2017

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6 Epic Family Feuds
December 16, 2016

Find out about six epic family feuds. Read More

9 Presidential Pets
December 14, 2016

Find out more about America’s presidents and their pets, including the chief executive who gave his pooches such colorful names as Sweet Lips and Madame Moose; the president who was accused of mistakenly leaving his pup behind on a remote island then sending a warship for him; and the commander in chief who took his pet raccoon for walks around the White House. Read More

7 Things You May Not Know About the Medicis
November 16, 2016

Find out more about the Medici family, who encouraged the careers of such luminaries as Michelangelo and Galileo and whose members included popes, queens and a long line of dukes. Read More

7 Things You May Not Know About the Trail of Tears
August 12, 2016

Check out seven facts about this infamous chapter in American history. 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

5 Lost and Found Historic Treasures
May 2, 2016

Find out how these three priceless objects were recovered and learn how stolen items associated with Walt Whitman and King Croesus also have happy endings. Read More

7 Historical Hoaxes
March 31, 2016

From Drake’s Plate of Brass to the Archaeoraptor fossil, explore seven fascinating historical hoaxes. Read More

5 Epic Breakups
February 10, 2016

From how love went wrong for Lord Byron and his mistress to the French power couple Napoleon and Josephine's spilt to how King Henry VIII became the poster boy for horrible breakups, explore the epic breakups of eight well-known historical figures. Read More

8 Things You May Not Know About Galileo
October 26, 2015

Get the facts on the iconic Italian astronomer and physicist. Read More