AUTHOR: Evan Andrews
10 Little-Known Facts About the Lewis and Clark Expedition
November 18, 2015

Explore ten surprising facts about one of America’s first and greatest expeditions of discovery. Read More

7 Things You May Not Know About the U.S. Marine Corps
November 10, 2015

On the anniversary of its creation, explore seven surprising facts about one of the most storied branches of the armed forces. Read More

9 Things You May Not Know About Albert Einstein
October 26, 2015

Einstein’s groundbreaking scientific ideas made his name a synonym for genius, but he was also famous for his pacifist views and support of the civil rights movement. Explore nine surprising facts about one of the towering minds of the 20th century. Read More

10 Things You May Not Know About the Pinkertons
October 26, 2015

Long before there was a Federal Bureau of Investigation, there was the Pinkerton National Detective Agency. Check out 10 little-known facts about the detective agency that helped usher in the modern era of law enforcement. Read More

5 Patriot Spies of the American Revolution
October 20, 2015

From a doomed Patriot to an officer who spied on the British in plain sight, get the facts on five of the American Revolution’s most legendary secret agents. 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

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