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What Brooklyn Looked Like Before The Hipster Invasion

What Brooklyn Looked Like Before The Hipster Invasion

This was Brooklyn before it became a haven for luxury condos and artisanal pickle shops.
The Five Most Bad Ass Women Of The Civil War

The Five Most Bad Ass Women Of The Civil War

From spies to soldiers to doctors, these are the smart, brave, patriotic women of the Civil War that forever changed America.
Who Killed Mary Pinchot Meyer?

Who Killed Mary Pinchot Meyer?

Her mysterious death has baffled sleuths for decades.
Life Inside Japanese Internment Camps

Life Inside Japanese Internment Camps

Unsurprisingly, this truth doesn't often appear in U.S. history books.
21 Of The Most Memorable Bill Clinton Quotes

21 Of The Most Memorable Bill Clinton Quotes

Despite his flaws, he was an excellent public speaker.
The Atomic Bombing Of Nagaski Almost Didn’t Happen

The Atomic Bombing Of Nagaski Almost Didn’t Happen

Discover the seldom-heard story of the Nagasaki bombing -- how it happened and why it came very close to not happening at all.
Here’s How People Attempted To Deny Women The Right To Vote

Here’s How People Attempted To Deny Women The Right To Vote

These are a must-see for anyone who thinks that a woman running for president isn't a big deal.
The True Story Of Belle Boyd, Confederate Spy

The True Story Of Belle Boyd, Confederate Spy

Boyd's exploits became so infamous that people began to impersonate her.
Aaron Burr And Alexander Hamilton: The Men Behind The Myths

Aaron Burr And Alexander Hamilton: The Men Behind The Myths

Here's what history gets wrong about one of our greatest, most misunderstood founding fathers.
The Sad Origins Of Why We Tell Kids Not To Take Candy From A Stranger

The Sad Origins Of Why We Tell Kids Not To Take Candy From A Stranger

Before Adam Walsh and Etan Patz' disappearances galvanized millions, there was the sad story of Charley Ross.
4 Popular Myths About July Fourth And American Independence

4 Popular Myths About July Fourth And American Independence

You and your teachers have been getting a whole lot wrong.