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This Woman Survived The Sinking Of The Titanic — And Its Two Sister Ships

This Woman Survived The Sinking Of The Titanic — And Its Two Sister Ships

After surviving all three disasters, Violet Jessop would become known as "Miss Unsinkable."
The Greatest Contraceptive Was A Plant That The Romans Ate To Extinction

The Greatest Contraceptive Was A Plant That The Romans Ate To Extinction

Their form of contraception was used to prevent pregnancy and “destroy any existing.”
Jack The Ripper’s Grave Found, New Book Claims

Jack The Ripper’s Grave Found, New Book Claims

The grave he discovered belongs to one of the primary suspects in the Jack The Ripper case.
During WWII, Japan Tried To Kill People On U.S. Soil With Balloon Bombs — And Succeeded

During WWII, Japan Tried To Kill People On U.S. Soil With Balloon Bombs — And Succeeded

How Japan sent bombs thousands of miles across the Pacific and brought World War II to the American homefront.
The Most Fascinating Fact About Every U.S. President

The Most Fascinating Fact About Every U.S. President

Discover the single most fascinating fact about each U.S. president.
The Banana Wars: How The U.S. Plundered Central America On Behalf Of Corporations

The Banana Wars: How The U.S. Plundered Central America On Behalf Of Corporations

How American corporations used the U.S. military to help them plunder Central America for profit.
The Insane-Sounding But Totally Real World War II Plot to Bomb Japan With Bats

The Insane-Sounding But Totally Real World War II Plot to Bomb Japan With Bats

The bomb was designed to terrorize the people of Japan in a most unexpected way.
New Technology Could Uncover Ancient Mayan Mysteries

New Technology Could Uncover Ancient Mayan Mysteries

Local legends suggest that there is a “watery labyrinth” beneath the Mayan pyramid.
Ancient Roman Swords Found Inside Fort Along Hadrian’s Wall

Ancient Roman Swords Found Inside Fort Along Hadrian’s Wall

Researchers found both real swords and toy swords, presumably used by Roman children, that are nearly 2,000 years old.
This Family Has Had Blue Skin For Centuries — Here’s Why

This Family Has Had Blue Skin For Centuries — Here’s Why

For nearly 200 years, the Fugate family of Kentucky remained largely sealed off from the outside world as they passed their blue skin from generation to generation.
Rare Photos Of The Unified Korea Before It Was Torn In Two

Rare Photos Of The Unified Korea Before It Was Torn In Two

Discover what life was like inside Korea before there was North and South.