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Artist Saves Rosa Parks’ House From Wrecking Ball, Then Rebuilds It Overseas

Artist Saves Rosa Parks’ House From Wrecking Ball, Then Rebuilds It Overseas

When Detroit sought to demolish Rosa Parks' 1950s home, one artist carefully disassembled it and moved it all the way to Berlin.
26 Photos Of The Children Who Fought The American Civil War

26 Photos Of The Children Who Fought The American Civil War

One out of every five people who enlisted in the Civil War was under the age of 18.
This Week In History, Apr. 30 – May 6

This Week In History, Apr. 30 – May 6

Infamous shipwreck's survivors, Obama's little-known past, nude George Washington statue, uncovered WWI tunnels, the actual Tower of Babel.
Obama Proposed To Another Woman Before Michelle And She Turned Him Down, New Book Reveals

Obama Proposed To Another Woman Before Michelle And She Turned Him Down, New Book Reveals

Barack Obama proposed to Sheila Jager before he ever met Michelle. A new book claims that race played a role in why it didn't work out.
Nude George Washington Sculpture To Debut In New York

Nude George Washington Sculpture To Debut In New York

This 18th-century Italian statue will soon go on display at the Frick Collection.
The Language Late-19th Century Migrant Workers Created In Order To Survive

The Language Late-19th Century Migrant Workers Created In Order To Survive

Survival doesn't entail physical strength alone — it also requires good communication.
Inside The Incredibly Twisted Murder Mansion Of H.H. Holmes

Inside The Incredibly Twisted Murder Mansion Of H.H. Holmes

How one charming man killed hundreds with his Chicago home.
This Week In History, Apr. 23 – 29

This Week In History, Apr. 23 – 29

Declaration of Independence parchment found, Egyptian tomb reveals treasures, "hobbits" found to be human ancestors, Confederate monuments come down, first humans in North America identified.
The True Story Of The Iconic “Migrant Mother” Photograph

The True Story Of The Iconic “Migrant Mother” Photograph

The "Migrant Mother" photo is iconic — but if the subject had her way, she wouldn't be the face of the Great Depression.
48 Snapshots Of Life In The Real Wild West

48 Snapshots Of Life In The Real Wild West

John Wayne-type films got some things about the American West right -- but even more things wrong.
New Orleans Begins Taking Down Confederate Monuments Amid Fiery Protests

New Orleans Begins Taking Down Confederate Monuments Amid Fiery Protests

Pro-removal groups argue that the monuments represent the city's racist past while opponents claim that we can't simply erase history.