Seppuku: Inside The Ancient Samurai Suicide Ritual
Separating fact from fiction concerning this ancient samurai practice.
World’s Oldest Coloring Book Discovered In Missouri Library
A copy of the oldest known coloring book, from 1760, was discovered in the Missouri Botanical Garden's library.
4 Grisly Killers Who Successfully Used Sleepwalking As A Criminal Defense
Is homicidal sleepwalking fact or fiction?
Giant Trove Of Hidden Nazi Artifacts Found In Argentina
Around 75 artifacts—including some that were likely used by Hitler himself—were found in a hidden room inside a collector's home.
Ancient “City Of Giants” Uncovered In Ethiopia Reveals Origins Of Islam In The Region
The site in the Harlaa region of Ethiopia suggests a long history of trade and communication in North Africa and the Middle East.
Basically Everything You Thought You Knew About Pocahontas Is Wrong, New Documentary Says
A new Smithsonian documentary brings the truth about the U.S.' favorite indigenous American princess to light.
Newly-Uncovered Diaries Reveal Horrors Of Cannibalism During Nazi Siege Of Leningrad
In conducting research for her new book, professor Alexis Peri came across some disturbing new information about the siege of Leningrad.
When Liberation Meant Demonization: France’s “Ugly Carnivals”
Thousands of women suspected of sleeping, or otherwise collaborating, with Germans were abused and humiliated.
This Underground, Female-Run Clinic Gave 11,000 Women Safe Abortions Before It Was Legal
The underappreciated story of Chicago's courageous Jane Collective.
How A New York Teen With A Handkerchief Made The Modern Bra
In a pinch, a 19-year-old party girl would change women's wear forever.