Because our history defines our future — All That Is Interesting shares interesting articles, stories, and photographs about history!
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?
How Holocaust denial first took root and where it's flourishing today.
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
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
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?
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
These rare historical photos finally provide a look at landmark events you didn't know were even photographed like this in the first place.
New Discovery Could Help Solve Amelia Earhart Mystery
Researchers plan to go back to Nikumaroro Island with a submarine.
The Rise And Fall Of The Black Panther Party
Inside the political group that FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover called 'the greatest threat to the internal security of the country.'
31 Rousing Photos Of The French Resistance In Action
While fewer than one percent of France participated in the Resistance, their actions continue to inspire millions.