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Deconstructing History gives you the facts and figures on history's most famous places, statues and structures.
Go inside some of New York City's most famous places and discover the history hidden in plain sight.
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Age of Exploration
Life was pretty difficult for a sailor, and bad pay, long hours, rotten food and scurvy were commonplace. Get the facts on this tough career here.
Did you know that the temperature of the nest will affect the sex of alligator eggs? Get more facts about these creatures here.
Christmas By the Numbers
Americans send over 1.5 billion Christmas cards each year. Get yuletide facts from trees to traditions here.
Halloween By the Numbers
Did you know more than 35 million pounds of candy corn are sold each year? Get the trick-or-treating facts here.
History of the Pyramids
The great pyramid at Giza was the tallest manmade structure on earth for nearly 4,000 years. Get more pyramid facts here.
Mankind by the Numbers
Did you know that more than 80 million people are born each year. That's 200,000 a day, or 140 a minute. Find out more facts about the human race here.
New Year's by the Numbers
How many people gather in Times Square to watch the ball drop? How was New Year's celebrated in ancient times? Get the facts about New Year's traditions here.
Rome: Ancient Supercity
Did you know the aqueducts brought more than 200 gallons of water into Rome every day. Find out more about this ancient metropolis here.
Sharks can shed and replace up to 30,000 teeth over a lifetime. Get the facts on these fierce and feared creatures here.
St. Patrick's Day by the numbers
Did you know that 34.7 million U.S. residents claim Irish ancestry, but nearly 122 million celebrate St. Patrick's Day? Explore the history of the popular holiday here.
Thanksgiving by the Numbers
What was the menu for the first Thanksgiving? Explore the history of the famed November meal here.
The Story of Money
Get the facts on the earliest forms of money and the origins of the U.S dollar, and find out how the Inca created a great empire without using money at all here.
Did you know that Titanic burned more than 650 tons of coal every day? Get the facts on one of history's most infamous maritime disasters here.
Valentine's Day by the Numbers
Are you among the 62% of adults who say they celebrate Valentine's Day? Discover the history of the most romantic day of the year here.
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
More than 120 million people have visited the memorial since it opened in 1982. Find out more about the wall here.
World Trade Center Reborn
The new World Trade Center site will include the National 9/11 Memorial Plaza and Museum and 1 WTC. Find out more here.
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This Day in History
On this day in 1884, in Washington, D.C., workers place a nine-inch aluminum pyramid atop a tower of white marble, completing the construction of an…
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