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The Time Trump Mistook An Actor For The President Of Russia

The Time Trump Mistook An Actor For The President Of Russia

In 1988, Donald Trump had a meeting with Mikhail Gorbachev. The problem was that, well, he actually didn't.
How War, Gender Stereotypes, And The Economy Gave Birth To “G.I. Joe”

How War, Gender Stereotypes, And The Economy Gave Birth To “G.I. Joe”

Turns out the real patriotic pursuit in the U.S. is turning a profit.
America’s Darkest Hour: 39 Haunting Photos Of The Civil War

America’s Darkest Hour: 39 Haunting Photos Of The Civil War

Scenes from the brutal conflict that killed almost three percent of the American population in four short years.
The Most Shocking Facts About Gay Conversion Therapy

The Most Shocking Facts About Gay Conversion Therapy

Eight appalling truths about the controversial practice that's now back in the headlines.
Americans Choose The Ten Most Important Historical Events Of Their Lifetime

Americans Choose The Ten Most Important Historical Events Of Their Lifetime

How do your rankings match up?
Who Betrayed Anne Frank? New Research Might Surprise You

Who Betrayed Anne Frank? New Research Might Surprise You

New research shows that Nazis could have discovered Anne Frank simply by accident.
How Vodka Shaped The Course Of Russian History

How Vodka Shaped The Course Of Russian History

The surprising ways in which the "water of life" has helped determine Russia's religious, political, and economic fate for hundreds of years.
A Brief History Of Politically Controversial Fashion

A Brief History Of Politically Controversial Fashion

What you're wearing matters — even when you're running a country.
16 Things To Know About Vladimir Putin

16 Things To Know About Vladimir Putin

Fascinating facts about the world's most powerful man.
How The Welfare State Helped Make America What It Is Today

How The Welfare State Helped Make America What It Is Today

The welfare state gets a lot of criticism, but what seldom comes up is how things used to be before programs like SNAP and Section 8 came along.
Did This 17-Year-Old Girl Really Strike Out Babe Ruth?

Did This 17-Year-Old Girl Really Strike Out Babe Ruth?

How a teenager struck out two of baseball's greats, and why it has historians puzzled.