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Photo Of The Day: The Unbelievable Devastation Of Perhaps America’s Deadliest Disaster Ever

Photo Of The Day: The Unbelievable Devastation Of Perhaps America’s Deadliest Disaster Ever

Was this the worst disaster in American history?
27 Harrowing Images From The 1830s’ Anti-Slavery Almanacs

27 Harrowing Images From The 1830s’ Anti-Slavery Almanacs

The use of memes and data to incite change isn't exactly new — abolitionists did it in the early 19th century.
These 25 Vintage NASA Photos Place You At The Scene Of Space Exploration’s Most Important Moments

These 25 Vintage NASA Photos Place You At The Scene Of Space Exploration’s Most Important Moments

Inside the spacecrafts, on the surface of the moon, and beyond.
Thomas Jefferson’s Dark Side: Four Damning Secrets

Thomas Jefferson’s Dark Side: Four Damning Secrets

A contemporary once described Jefferson as "a liar, whoremaster, debaucher, drunkard, gambler, and infidel." That man was a preacher.
Morphine, Santa Claus, And Nazis: The Secret History Of Coca-Cola

Morphine, Santa Claus, And Nazis: The Secret History Of Coca-Cola

How one brand of sugar water came to represent America itself.
Then And Now: Photo Comparison Reveals Lincoln’s Unbelievable Aging During The Civil War

Then And Now: Photo Comparison Reveals Lincoln’s Unbelievable Aging During The Civil War

No one has ever aged as quickly as Abraham Lincoln during his first term as President.
The Five Strangest Riots In History

The Five Strangest Riots In History

Some people don't need a good reason to form an angry mob.
The Surprising History Of High Heels

The Surprising History Of High Heels

Believe it or not, women originally started wearing heels to appear more masculine.
The War On Drugs Was A Disastrous Failure, And Johns Hopkins Has A Study To Prove It

The War On Drugs Was A Disastrous Failure, And Johns Hopkins Has A Study To Prove It

Even former President Nixon's aide admits the war on drugs was a con.
The Six Most Unforgettable Betrayals in History

The Six Most Unforgettable Betrayals in History

Cold War spies, Aztec conquerers and Roman senators — history shows anyone could be a traitor.
Photo Of The Day: Louisiana’s P.B.S. Pinchback, America’s First African-American Governor — 150 Years Ago

Photo Of The Day: Louisiana’s P.B.S. Pinchback, America’s First African-American Governor — 150 Years Ago

P.B.S. Pinchback's tale is complicated, but there's more to the story of why it's been largely forgotten.