History Stories
The Four-Legged Marine Who Became a Korean War Hero
December 27, 2017

Sergeant Reckless was the only animal ever awarded an official rank in the Marine Corps. Read More

Scientists Decode DNA of 700,000-Year-Old Horse
June 27, 2013

By analyzing a tiny fossil preserved in Yukon permafrost, scientists have been able to decode the genome of a horse that lived and died some 700,000 years ago. Read More

Remembering History’s Last Major Cavalry Charge
August 23, 2012

In 1942, what many consider the last major cavalry charge took place in the Soviet Union. Read More

Horse Domestication Happened Across Eurasia, Study Shows
January 30, 2012

A new DNA study suggests that different groups of people independently tamed horses starting 10,000 years ago. Read More