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Why Some Women Once Thought They Shouldn’t Get The Right To Vote

Why Some Women Once Thought They Shouldn’t Get The Right To Vote

If you can believe it, many American women initially did not want the right to vote. Here are some of their own reasons why.
Three Countries Where Military Coups (Eventually) Brought Back Democracy

Three Countries Where Military Coups (Eventually) Brought Back Democracy

Coups are usually messy, violent affairs that smash democracy to install dictatorships. But sometimes a country is in so much trouble, a military coup is actually good news.
Lily Dale, New York: One Of Spiritualism’s Last Bastions

Lily Dale, New York: One Of Spiritualism’s Last Bastions

Maybe Lily Dale, New York is just like any other town. But its reputation as "the most psychic town in America" certainly suggests otherwise.
500-Pound, Undetonated WWII Bomb Uncovered Under Greece Gas Station

500-Pound, Undetonated WWII Bomb Uncovered Under Greece Gas Station

Greece will undergo it's largest peacetime evacuation due to the discovery of an undetonated bomb five meters below a gas station.
This Week In History, Feb. 5 – 11

This Week In History, Feb. 5 – 11

Possible remains of America's first colonists, Holocaust songs recovered, the Mitch McConnell/Elizabeth Warren rule, The Beatles hit America, and photos taken just after history was made.
Female Gangsters That Stole And Killed Their Way Into The Underworld

Female Gangsters That Stole And Killed Their Way Into The Underworld

Al Capone and John Dillinger may have become household names — and these women should, too.
New Dead Sea Scroll Cave Discovered, First in 60 Years

New Dead Sea Scroll Cave Discovered, First in 60 Years

It's been long-thought that the Dead Sea Scrolls were only hidden in 11 caves on the West Bank. Now, researchers have found a 12th.
The Rule Used To Silence Elizabeth Warren Was Created Because of A Fist Fight

The Rule Used To Silence Elizabeth Warren Was Created Because of A Fist Fight

A physical fight between two Senate Democrats prompted the adoption of Rule 19.
Can You Read These Tattoo History Facts Without Wanting to Get Inked?

Can You Read These Tattoo History Facts Without Wanting to Get Inked?

Fascinating tidbits from Thomas Edison to Teddy Roosevelt to today.
Story Of Slave Who Escaped George Washington’s Estate Finally Brought To Light

Story Of Slave Who Escaped George Washington’s Estate Finally Brought To Light

Exhibition reveals dark truths about America's first president and his slaves.
Rarely Seen Photos Taken Just After History Was Made

Rarely Seen Photos Taken Just After History Was Made

Sometimes the most iconic photo of an event isn't the event itself, but the aftermath.