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22 Things You Never Knew About Ben Franklin

22 Things You Never Knew About Ben Franklin

How many other Founding Fathers invented hand flippers?
Settling Alaska: 47 Photographs From When Americans Moved Up North

Settling Alaska: 47 Photographs From When Americans Moved Up North

A late 19th century gold rush would change the face of Alaska forever. Here's what it looked like when it started.
“This Is YOUR War”: American Propaganda Posters Of World War II

“This Is YOUR War”: American Propaganda Posters Of World War II

These masterpieces of both design and manipulation are as shameless as they are brilliant.
This Week In History, July 9 – 15

This Week In History, July 9 – 15

Civil War daughter speaks out on Confederate monuments, two famous serial killers may have been the same person, footage of Japan's WWII forced prostitution comes to light, monks find prescription from the father of medicine, scientists bring ancient family back to life.
See Inside The Declassified C.I.A. Torture Manual From The Cold War

See Inside The Declassified C.I.A. Torture Manual From The Cold War

For years, the C.I.A. both used these techniques at home and taught them to oppressive foreign dictators.
33 Iconic Guests Of The Ed Sullivan Show In Photos

33 Iconic Guests Of The Ed Sullivan Show In Photos

Revisit the show that defined a generation.
Wine Older Than United States Found In New Jersey Museum

Wine Older Than United States Found In New Jersey Museum

Found behind a wall in a museum, one bottle dates back to 1769.
Jack The Ripper And H.H. Holmes Were The Same Person, Suggests Relative

Jack The Ripper And H.H. Holmes Were The Same Person, Suggests Relative

A great-great grandson of U.S. serial killer H.H. Holmes says that his ancestor was Jack the Ripper.
Watch Divers Recover American Remains At WWII Crash Site

Watch Divers Recover American Remains At WWII Crash Site

The bomber crashed in 1944.
The Daughter Of A Civil War Soldier Weighs In On Confederate Symbols

The Daughter Of A Civil War Soldier Weighs In On Confederate Symbols

Fewer than 35 of these sons and daughters are known to be alive today.
This Week In History, July 2 – 8

This Week In History, July 2 – 8

Photo shows Amelia Earhart alive after crash, tattooed mummy recreated, Aztec skull tower discovered, Emmett Till memorial destroyed, Congressman films promo in Nazi gas chamber.