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Real-Life Rosie The Riveters: The Factory Women Who Helped The US Win World War II

Real-Life Rosie The Riveters: The Factory Women Who Helped The US Win World War II

Who knows how WW2 would have played out had it not been for these women.
What We Loved This Week, Nov. 6 – 12

What We Loved This Week, Nov. 6 – 12

Grimy vintage New York scenes, the world's reaction to Trump's win, Nat Geo's most wild and beautiful locales, bizarre Russian psychotherapy, and rare historical photos.
Maria Rasputin May Be More Fascinating Than Her “Mad Monk” Father

Maria Rasputin May Be More Fascinating Than Her “Mad Monk” Father

Maria Rasputin escaped death in Russia and went on to become a lion tamer and author — but was she really the Mad Monk's daughter?
Inside Ubasute, The Legend Of Abandoning Elderly In The Woods

Inside Ubasute, The Legend Of Abandoning Elderly In The Woods

Legend has it that in times of persistent hardship, Japanese families would abandon their elderly in the woods. Here's how it happened — that is, if it did at all.
What Kind Of Person Thinks The Holocaust Didn’t Happen, And Why Do They Feel That Way?

What Kind Of Person Thinks The Holocaust Didn’t Happen, And Why Do They Feel That Way?

How Holocaust denial first took root and where it's flourishing today.
5 Famous “Revolutionaries” That Were Anything But

5 Famous “Revolutionaries” That Were Anything But

Some of history's most fiery "revolutionaries" were anything but, and some of them even seem to have been working the opposing side.
Inside Turn-Of-The-Century New York’s Immigrant Slums

Inside Turn-Of-The-Century New York’s Immigrant Slums

Millions of immigrants spread across the U.S. — hundreds of thousands took up residence in New York City.
What We Loved This Week, Oct. 30 – Nov. 5

What We Loved This Week, Oct. 30 – Nov. 5

London's swinging '60s, stunning aquatic animals, vintage '80s mall scenes, iconic Johnny Cash images, and powerful child labor photos.
Did The Victorians Really Host Mummy Unwrapping Parties?

Did The Victorians Really Host Mummy Unwrapping Parties?

In 19th century England, the social event of the season was a rather gruesome affair.
31 Landmark Historical Events You Had No Idea Were Actually Photographed

31 Landmark Historical Events You Had No Idea Were Actually Photographed

These rare historical photos finally provide a look at landmark events you didn't know were even photographed like this in the first place.
18 Fascinating Facts About Muammar Gaddafi

18 Fascinating Facts About Muammar Gaddafi

Get to know one of history's most contentious dictators.