Because our history defines our future — All That Is Interesting shares interesting articles, stories, and photographs about history!
What We Can Learn From The Speech Teddy Roosevelt Gave Just After Being Shot
Not even a near-assassination could keep Roosevelt from the pulpit.
The Sad Story Of Murderous Mary, A Circus Elephant Hanged By A Tennessee Town
The elephant died for being, well, an elephant. Thankfully, her death doesn't seem to be in vain.
The 4 Most Terrifying Serial Killer Teens
Not all children are innocent. In fact, some are guilty of the worst crimes it's possible to commit.
Civil War Cannonballs Found On South Carolina Beach
Charleston County shut the beach down before sending in the sheriff's department and U.S. Air Force specialists to evaluate the cannonballs.
23 Child Labor Photographs That Changed The Face Of American Industry
Learn more about the documentary photographer who helped spur child labor reform.
How Academia Helps Explain The Rise Of Donald Trump
Donald Trump catches a lot of flack for his stance on immigration and race — as it happens, he's borrowing a lot from early 20th century academics.
England’s Morris Dancing Under Fire
Concerns over racism are about to bring this centuries-old practice to an end.
Views From The Sidewalk: New York City Street Scenes In 1896
15 snapshots of New York City before Uber, smartphones and hordes of tourists.
Jack-O’-Lanterns: Another Joy Brought To You By Immigrants
The commonplace Halloween object has roots in 17th century Irish folklore — not pumpkins and candy.
The Quran Has More In Common With The Bible Than You Think
From violence toward outsiders to depictions of Jesus, the central texts of Christianity and Islam are both similar and different in ways you wouldn't believe.
What We Loved This Week, Sept. 25 – Oct. 1
Italy's festival for ugly people, footwear of the famous, Paris in 1952, rescued from the Holocaust, and surprising vintage restaurant menus.