AUTHOR: Evan Andrews
10 Things You May Not Know About Harry Houdini
February 1, 2016

Explore 10 surprising facts about history’s most influential magician. Read More

9 Groundbreaking Early Submarines
January 26, 2016

From an oar-powered prototype to the original U.S. Navy submarine, here are nine undersea vehicles that were among the first in history to take the plunge. Read More

8 Legendary Circus Performers
January 18, 2016

From Queen Victoria’s favorite lion tamer to a doomed aerialist, step right up and meet eight of the most beloved and influential stars of the big top. Read More

6 Famous Shipwrecks Still Waiting to be Discovered
January 11, 2016

From Christopher Columbus’ flagship to one of the most legendary commerce raiders of the American Revolution, learn the stories behind six vessels whose watery graves are still missing in action. Read More

8 Famous Child Prodigies
January 6, 2016

Check out eight whiz kids who made their mark on history. Read More

9 Things You May Not Know About the Ancient Sumerians
December 16, 2015

Check out nine fascinating facts about one of the earliest sophisticated civilizations known to history. Read More

8 Things You May Not Know About the Spanish Armada
December 14, 2015

Explore eight surprising facts about one of the most ambitious—and disastrous—campaigns in military history. Read More

8 Tales of Pearl Harbor Heroics
December 2, 2015

From the man who led the evacuation of USS Arizona to the fighter pilot who took to the skies in his pajamas, learn the stories of eight of the many servicemen who distinguished themselves on one of the darkest days in American military history. Read More

7 Brilliant Military Retreats
November 18, 2015

From George Washington’s nighttime flight from Brooklyn to Mao Zedong’s epic march across China, learn the stories behind seven of military Read More

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