History Stories
Why the Vikings Struggled in Iceland and Greenland—And Some Didn’t Make It
October 20, 2017

Some of it may have had to do with the environment. Read More

The Scandalous Sex Parties That Made Americans Hate Flappers
October 20, 2017

“Petting parties” added some steam to Jazz-Age soirees. Read More

Watch Bowe Bergdahl’s First Video Interview Since His Kidnapping
October 20, 2017

Sgt. Bergdahl was held by the Taliban for five years after deserting his base in Afghanistan in 2009. Read More

The Ancient Origins of Diwali, India’s Biggest Holiday
October 19, 2017

Diwali is celebrated by multiple faiths. Read More

Thank This Man For Your Last-Minute Halloween Costume
October 19, 2017

Ben Cooper made Halloween costumes easy. Read More

How a Navy Dirigible Became the World’s Deadliest Airship
October 18, 2017

The USS Akron’s demise was surprising, but it shouldn’t have been. Read More

The Disastrous Time Tens of Thousands of Children Tried to Start a Crusade
October 18, 2017

Kings and popes told them to go home—but they persisted. Read More

This Tinseltown Tyrant Used Sexual Exploitation to Build a Hollywood Empire
October 17, 2017

“King Cohn” lived up to his despicable reputation. Read More

Neolithic Feasts at Stonehenge Were Not Vegan-Friendly
October 17, 2017

The fatty menu kept their bellies full. Read More

Why ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ Keeps Getting Banned
October 16, 2017

Biloxi, Mississippi, will remove the book from school curriculums. Read More