It’s said that one shouldn’t bring a knife to a gunfight, but what about potatoes?
The Barnard student's unrepentant decision to defy campus rules sparked sexual reforms on campus—and around the country.
Now a multibillion-dollar, nip-and-tuck industry, modern plastic surgery arose a century ago to reconstruct the faces of soldiers disfigured on World War I battlefields.
Mickey Rooney's portrayal in 'Breakfast at Tiffany's' is often cited as offensive and a well-known example of yellowface.
The sightings were concentrated around the Los Alamos and Sandia atomic-weapons laboratories, and other highly sensitive military installations.
It's claimed to be the oldest solid cheese ever found—and it contains bacteria that would have made ancient Egyptians sick.
Egyptologists once thought a body dating from 3700-3500 B.C. had been naturally mummified, but analysis shows it has traces of an embalming recipe used on mummies thousands of years later.
Sonar spotted the lost stern of the USS Abner Read, which was cleaved in two by an explosion during the Battle of the Aleutian Islands.
Batwoman's arrival in 1956 wasn't just about spicing up Batman and Robin’s routine.
A Hawaiian princess helped revive the ancient sport of surfing long before Gidget and Moondoggie hit the beach.