Because our history defines our future — All That Is Interesting shares interesting articles, stories, and photographs about history!
7 Astounding Stories Of Early Christian Martyrs’ Brutal Deaths
While all religions dabble in fantasy, Christian martyr tales exemplify fantasy at its most outlandish.
Old New York: 39 Stunning Shots Of Manhattan Before The Skyscrapers
The top hats were sometimes taller than the buildings.
What We Loved This Week, Aug. 14 – 20
More peace, love, mud, and hair than you've ever seen anywhere else.
21 Stunning Vintage Photos Of Paris In The 1920s
It's easy to see why the French capital became a haven for artists.
Dark Buddhist Teachings That’ll Upend Westerners’ Peace-And-Love Assumptions
While Westerners see Buddhism as a religion of peace and love, these surprisingly dark Buddhist teachings reveal the more complex truth.
How Left-Handedness Came To Be Seen As Evil
Left-handedness slowly transformed from a symptom of mental and moral deficiency to a sign of creativity and mental fortitude -- here's how.
What We Loved This Week, Aug. 7 – 13
Harrison Ford, The Beatles, Debbie Harry, and more looking impossibly chic.
How A Sexy German Cartoon Gave Birth To The Barbie Doll
America's favorite toy has a seedier history than you might expect.
The First Americans May Not Have Come From The North, New Research Says
The story of how humans first got to the Americas may very well be wrong, if new research is to be believed.
27 Raw Images Of When Punk Ruled New York
A look inside the gritty world of the early punk scene of the Ramones, Patti Smith, and Black Flag in 1970s and 1980s New York City