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31 Rousing Photos Of The French Resistance In Action

31 Rousing Photos Of The French Resistance In Action

While fewer than one percent of France participated in the Resistance, their actions continue to inspire millions.
The Most Outlandish CIA Programs Of The Cold War

The Most Outlandish CIA Programs Of The Cold War

Inside the CIA's Cold War-era plans for mind control, psychic spies, and one horrifying cat.
50 Photos That Encapsulate The ’60s

50 Photos That Encapsulate The ’60s

Perhaps the most testing and transformative decade the modern world has seen.
What We Loved This Week, Oct. 23 – 29

What We Loved This Week, Oct. 23 – 29

Marilyn Monroe prepares for a night out, alien landscapes here on Earth, enormous Chinese lantern sculptures, museums of death and destruction, and Native American portraits.
New Research Finally Does Away With HIV/AIDS Patient Zero Myth

New Research Finally Does Away With HIV/AIDS Patient Zero Myth

No, so-called "patient zero" Gaetan Dugas didn't introduce HIV/AIDS to the United States.
The Japanese Monks Who Mummified Themselves While Still Alive

The Japanese Monks Who Mummified Themselves While Still Alive

This may be self-discipline at its most extreme.
21 Of The Biggest Misconceptions About World War II

21 Of The Biggest Misconceptions About World War II

There's a lot we don't know about "the Good War."
33 Striking Portraits Of Native American Culture In The Early 20th Century

33 Striking Portraits Of Native American Culture In The Early 20th Century

Over the course of 30 years, Edward Curtis took 40,000 photos of 100 indigenous American tribes.
21 Theodore Roosevelt Quotes That’ll Teach You How To Truly Live Your Life

21 Theodore Roosevelt Quotes That’ll Teach You How To Truly Live Your Life

These words will make anyone feel fearless.
What We Loved This Week, Oct. 16 – 22

What We Loved This Week, Oct. 16 – 22

Hitler's favorite little girl, Robin Williams' high school days, Siberia's mammoth hunters, stunning microphotography, 19th century mental asylum portraits.
Back From The Brink: 1990s New York In 51 Intense Photos

Back From The Brink: 1990s New York In 51 Intense Photos

As the 1990s began, New York looked like it was about to collapse. And then it didn't.