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When Self-Electrocution Was Used To Cure What Ails You

When Self-Electrocution Was Used To Cure What Ails You

Lack of confidence got you down? Electrocute it out!
Harrowing Photos From The 30-Year War That Tore Northern Ireland Apart

Harrowing Photos From The 30-Year War That Tore Northern Ireland Apart

Thousands died — more than half of them civilians.
Jerusalem Before Israel: 49 Fascinating Photos Of Life In The Arab Holy City

Jerusalem Before Israel: 49 Fascinating Photos Of Life In The Arab Holy City

A revealing look inside the holy city that once was.
The Heroic Life And Mysterious Death Of Amelia Earhart, In 24 Fascinating Facts

The Heroic Life And Mysterious Death Of Amelia Earhart, In 24 Fascinating Facts

Little-known facts about the fearless flier and feminist icon.
This Week In History, May 7 – 13

This Week In History, May 7 – 13

The killer who may have faked his death, humankind's new ancestor, uncovered ancient book pages, JFK's earliest recording, and "Baby Louie" the dinosaur.
Listen To The Earliest Known Recording Of JFK, Uncovered By Harvard After 80 Years

Listen To The Earliest Known Recording Of JFK, Uncovered By Harvard After 80 Years

John F Kennedy was just a 20-year-old Harvard sophomore when he was recorded on a recently uncovered tape from 1937.
Poignant Ellis Island Photos That Convey The Hope And Hardship Of Coming To America

Poignant Ellis Island Photos That Convey The Hope And Hardship Of Coming To America

We've always been a nation of immigrants.
The Sabbath: An Ancient Holiday In The Modern World

The Sabbath: An Ancient Holiday In The Modern World

How and why many of us still observe one of humanity's oldest rituals.
‘Baby Louie,’ The Mysterious Dinosaur Without A Species, Finally Finds Its Family

‘Baby Louie,’ The Mysterious Dinosaur Without A Species, Finally Finds Its Family

"Baby Louie," the fetal dinosaur fossil discovered in the early '90s, has finally been classified under a new species known as "baby dragon."
29 Ancient Maps That Show How Our Ancestors Saw The World

29 Ancient Maps That Show How Our Ancestors Saw The World

Watch human understanding of Earth evolve from 500 BC to 1800 AD.
Pages From One Of The First Books Ever Printed In England Found In An Old Box

Pages From One Of The First Books Ever Printed In England Found In An Old Box

The unexpected discovery of this extremely rare medieval text now has scholars salivating.