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The Rule Used To Silence Elizabeth Warren Was Created Because of A Fist Fight

The Rule Used To Silence Elizabeth Warren Was Created Because of A Fist Fight

A physical fight between two Senate Democrats prompted the adoption of Rule 19.
Can You Read These Tattoo History Facts Without Wanting to Get Inked?

Can You Read These Tattoo History Facts Without Wanting to Get Inked?

Fascinating tidbits from Thomas Edison to Teddy Roosevelt to today.
Story Of Slave Who Escaped George Washington’s Estate Finally Brought To Light

Story Of Slave Who Escaped George Washington’s Estate Finally Brought To Light

Exhibition reveals dark truths about America's first president and his slaves.
Rarely Seen Photos Taken Just After History Was Made

Rarely Seen Photos Taken Just After History Was Made

Sometimes the most iconic photo of an event isn't the event itself, but the aftermath.
Shameless Cocaine Ads From The 1970s

Shameless Cocaine Ads From The 1970s

In many ways, these ads highlight the overt tackiness that defined the '70s.
Hitler’s Personal Phone Of Destruction To Go Up For Auction

Hitler’s Personal Phone Of Destruction To Go Up For Auction

The bidding for "Hitler's mobile device of destruction" will start at $100,000.
This Week In History, Jan. 29 – Feb. 4

This Week In History, Jan. 29 – Feb. 4

Poland's Nazi hunt, an artifact from the first Europeans, the Emmett Till revelations, and anniversaries of Gandhi's death and U.S. slavery's abolishment.
384-Year-Old Shopping List Discovered Under Floorboards In Historic English Home

384-Year-Old Shopping List Discovered Under Floorboards In Historic English Home

This 17th-century list includes items like "greenfish" and a "fireshovel."
Inside The Lost Kingdom Of The Himalayas

Inside The Lost Kingdom Of The Himalayas

Rare photos from inside the Kingdom of Sikkim just prior to its swift, tragic end.
Can You Find Your Ancient Statue Twin? This Museum Thinks So.

Can You Find Your Ancient Statue Twin? This Museum Thinks So.

For it's upcoming exhibit, the Musée de la Civilisation in Quebec is searching for living people who could be these ancient statues twins.
How A Religious Quack Founded The Weirdest Town In The U.S.

How A Religious Quack Founded The Weirdest Town In The U.S.

Believe it or not, someone named a town "Zzyzx" in order to make money.