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Meet The Suffragettes Who Defended Women’s Rights With Jujutsu

Meet The Suffragettes Who Defended Women’s Rights With Jujutsu

Recognizing that the right to vote wouldn't come without a fight, these women looked to the martial arts as a guide.
27 Raw Images That Document The Birth Of The Blues

27 Raw Images That Document The Birth Of The Blues

In the early 1930s, the Lomax brothers headed South to document the music coming from African-American porches, and the people making the music.
The Exciting Youth Of Queen Elizabeth II

The Exciting Youth Of Queen Elizabeth II

She stormed the history books before ever picking up the crown.
“Hobbits” May Actually Be Early Human Ancestor, New Research Shows

“Hobbits” May Actually Be Early Human Ancestor, New Research Shows

New research upends the theory that hobbits were more closely related to non-human species.
This Week In History, Apr. 16 – 22

This Week In History, Apr. 16 – 22

Watch Nick Mead uncover the gold for the first time on video.
This Man Has Decided To Call A Rock His “Sovereign Nation” — And He Might Not Be Totally Crazy

This Man Has Decided To Call A Rock His “Sovereign Nation” — And He Might Not Be Totally Crazy

Where you see a jagged rock, Stuart Hill sees opportunity.
These Candid Shots Of 1960s Soviet Youth Might Surprise You

These Candid Shots Of 1960s Soviet Youth Might Surprise You

Contrary to American assumptions, there was plenty of 1960s fun to be had behind the Iron Curtain.
Queen Nzinga: The West African Leader Who Fought Off Imperialist Slave Traders

Queen Nzinga: The West African Leader Who Fought Off Imperialist Slave Traders

Was Nzinga the most fearless leader in history?
Domestic Spying, Blackmail, And Murder: Inside The FBI’s COINTELPRO

Domestic Spying, Blackmail, And Murder: Inside The FBI’s COINTELPRO

How the Cold War-era FBI took down countless U.S. citizens deemed to be enemies of the state and got away with it.
Allied Forces Knew About The Holocaust Years Before Official Account, Just-Released Documents Show

Allied Forces Knew About The Holocaust Years Before Official Account, Just-Released Documents Show

Documents unsealed after 70 years reveal Allied forces knew the scope of the Holocaust two years before they took action to free the Jews.
Ma Rainey, The “Mother Of The Blues” Who Still Inspires Music Today

Ma Rainey, The “Mother Of The Blues” Who Still Inspires Music Today

How one small-town, Georgia girl would go on to inspire generations of musicians.