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The Tragedy And Perseverance Of The Holocaust, In 44 Heartrending Photos

The Tragedy And Perseverance Of The Holocaust, In 44 Heartrending Photos

These photos reveal more about the genocide's toll than any statistic ever could.
The Story Of Hypatia, An Ancient Greek Intellectual Killed For Her Beliefs

The Story Of Hypatia, An Ancient Greek Intellectual Killed For Her Beliefs

One of the few women in Ancient Greek academe, Hypatia of Alexandria was a true sight to behold. And she was killed because of it.
15 Anti-War Quotes We Still Need To Hear

15 Anti-War Quotes We Still Need To Hear

Rousing words that could make anyone protest for peace.
Killer Elephants: When Pachyderms Carried Out Capital Punishment

Killer Elephants: When Pachyderms Carried Out Capital Punishment

Humanity has conjured a constellation of ways to conduct executions, and this may be one of the wildest methods of them all.
What We Loved This Week, Jan. 15 – 21

What We Loved This Week, Jan. 15 – 21

Obama then and now, vintage celeb selfies, the Obama girls' first White House experience, gay life in the 1960s, the worst U.S. presidential inaugurations.
Inside The British Genocide In East Africa

Inside The British Genocide In East Africa

"Surely it cannot be necessary to go on killing these defenceless people on such an enormous scale." – Winston Churchill, 1908.
The Black And Muslim Volunteers Who Fought For The Nazis During World War II

The Black And Muslim Volunteers Who Fought For The Nazis During World War II

How thousands of people that the Nazis categorized as subhuman ended up volunteering to fight for the Third Reich.
Jeannette Rankin: A Different Kind Of “First” Lady

Jeannette Rankin: A Different Kind Of “First” Lady

The pioneering yet often overlooked career of the first women ever in the U.S. Congress.
How Did People Wake Up Before Alarm Clocks?

How Did People Wake Up Before Alarm Clocks?

Even though it's the least enjoyable event of the day, humans sure have come up with a lot of ways to summon it.
The Herero Genocide: Germany’s First Mass Murder

The Herero Genocide: Germany’s First Mass Murder

Decades before the Holocaust, the German Empire committed the 20th century's first genocide.
Archaeologists Unearth Pendant With Possible Connection To Anne Frank

Archaeologists Unearth Pendant With Possible Connection To Anne Frank

While digging at a concentration camp site, researchers uncovered a charm with a haunting past.