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The 5 Most Disastrous Presidential Inaugurations In U.S. History

The 5 Most Disastrous Presidential Inaugurations In U.S. History

Even if Trump's inauguration goes badly, it still may be better than these disastrous inaugurations of years past.
The Dark Secret of America’s WWII German Death Camps

The Dark Secret of America’s WWII German Death Camps

At the end of World War II, the U.S. opened camps of its own, where perhaps a million German prisoners died in secret.
What We Loved This Week, Jan. 8 – 14

What We Loved This Week, Jan. 8 – 14

The Titanic's wreckage, surreal landscape photography, crime in Caracas, WWII's female pilots, century-old Native American masks.
R. Budd Dwyer And The Death Of An “Honest Man”

R. Budd Dwyer And The Death Of An “Honest Man”

Convicted politician R. Budd Dwyer's televised suicide haunts us not because he was guilty of his crimes, but because he was innocent.
The Ancient Moon-Eyed People Of North Carolina: Fact Or Fiction?

The Ancient Moon-Eyed People Of North Carolina: Fact Or Fiction?

Is the legend of the Moon-Eyed people proof that Welsh explorers landed in America more than 300 years before Columbus?
When Heroin Was “God’s Own Medicine”

When Heroin Was “God’s Own Medicine”

We call it an epidemic today, but for centuries medical experts encouraged the use of heroin.
Stunning Native American Masks Of The Early 20th Century

Stunning Native American Masks Of The Early 20th Century

See the masks indigenous American tribes donned at the turn of the 20th century.
The Biggest School Massacre America Forgot

The Biggest School Massacre America Forgot

The United States hasn't seen a school massacre of this scale since β€” which makes it all the more surprising that most of us know nothing about it.
31 Photos Taken Just Before History Was Made

31 Photos Taken Just Before History Was Made

We've committed these iconic moments to memory β€” here's what life looked like right before they transpired.
Devastating Civil Wars That Make America’s Look Tiny

Devastating Civil Wars That Make America’s Look Tiny

The United States invaded Russia, Germany tore itself apart over religion, and hunger became a weapon in Africa. These domestic conflicts render America's Civil War puny by comparison.
World War I Posters That Reveal The Roots Of Modern Propaganda

World War I Posters That Reveal The Roots Of Modern Propaganda

You can see the roots of modern warfare propaganda here.