AUTHOR: Evan Andrews
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

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

7 Lost Burial Sites
July 28, 2015

From Genghis Khan to Alexander the Great, get the facts on seven historical titans whose final resting places are unaccounted for. Read More

6 Famous WWI Fighter Aces
July 9, 2015

The skies over World War I-era Europe served as a brutal testing ground for manned aircraft. Though limited by their primitive machines, these “Knights of the Sky” went on to achieve some of the war’s most extraordinary—and often downright suicidal—feats of heroism. Get the facts on six of the Great War’s most celebrated airborne daredevils. Read More

6 Bizarre Natural Disasters
July 9, 2015

From a climate-changing volcanic eruption to a mysterious explosion in Siberia, learn the stories behind six weird weather events that made their mark on history. Read More

5 Notorious Female Pirates
July 9, 2015

Take a look back at the criminal careers of five of history’s most ferocious seafaring women. Read More

6 Historical Figures Who Were Kicked Out of School
June 29, 2015

From Edgar Allan Poe to Salvador Dalí, learn more about six historical figures who were expelled from school. Read More

6 Legendary Mercenary Armies From History
June 29, 2015

Going back to ancient history, some of the world’s most feared fighting forces were made up of freelance warriors who weren’t aligned with any particular nation or king. Get the facts on six of history’s most infamous and influential private armies. Read More

6 Explorers Who Disappeared
June 29, 2015

Get the facts on six famous explorers who journeyed to the far reaches of the earth, only to never be seen again. Read More