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How Did People Wake Up Before Alarm Clocks?

How Did People Wake Up Before Alarm Clocks?

Even though it's the least enjoyable event of the day, humans sure have come up with a lot of ways to summon it.
The Herero Genocide: Germany’s First Mass Murder

The Herero Genocide: Germany’s First Mass Murder

Decades before the Holocaust, the German Empire committed the 20th century's first genocide.
Archaeologists Unearth Pendant With Possible Connection To Anne Frank

Archaeologists Unearth Pendant With Possible Connection To Anne Frank

While digging at a concentration camp site, researchers uncovered a charm with a haunting past.
True Stories Of The Japanese-American Internment Program

True Stories Of The Japanese-American Internment Program

The Japanese-American internment camps serve as a stark reminder of what angry, frightened Americans are capable of.
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.
Why Einstein Turned Down The Presidency Of Israel

Why Einstein Turned Down The Presidency Of Israel

Had he so desired, the "Father of Relativity" could have been Israel's second president.
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 Iconic Jacqueline Kennedy In 25 Revealing Photos

The Iconic Jacqueline Kennedy In 25 Revealing Photos

Timeless images that help uncover the beloved figure's often misunderstood life.
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?