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Colma, California: The City Of The Dead

Colma, California: The City Of The Dead

Why just south of San Francisco there lies a little town where the dead outnumber the living 1,000 to 1.
Ivanka’s Not The First First Daughter To Take Over First Lady Duties

Ivanka’s Not The First First Daughter To Take Over First Lady Duties

Some may cast a questioning eye toward Ivanka Trump's role in her father's presidency, but the truth is that it's nothing new.
That Time Cold War Britain Patented A Flying Saucer

That Time Cold War Britain Patented A Flying Saucer

On March 21, 1973, the British Patent Office issued Patent No. 1,310,990 – British Rail's own design for a flying saucer with artificial gravity, a laser-induced fusion engine, and space on board for dozens of passengers.
History’s Most Powerful Speeches Given By Women

History’s Most Powerful Speeches Given By Women

The anachronistic adage goes that women should be seen and not heard — these women didn't buy it.
Jihad May Be the Most Misunderstood Part of Islam

Jihad May Be the Most Misunderstood Part of Islam

Jihad is a very modern problem, but its roots reach back to the beginnings of Islam. What has this term historically meant, and what does it mean today?
How Skinheads Transformed From Inclusive Youth Movement Into Racist Hate Group

How Skinheads Transformed From Inclusive Youth Movement Into Racist Hate Group

Before linking with Neo-Nazism, skinhead culture started among young English and Jamaican working-class communities in 1960s London.
“Dead Shot Mary” Shanley: The 1930s NYPD Officer With A Gun In Her Purse

“Dead Shot Mary” Shanley: The 1930s NYPD Officer With A Gun In Her Purse

Stanley was one of the NYPD's first female police officers — and one of its most badass.
The Black Panther Party Around the World

The Black Panther Party Around the World

While short-lived, the Black Panther Party succeeded in inspiring marginalized people around the world to join the struggle against oppression.
Inside The Internet Troll Armies Governments Create To Shape Public Opinion

Inside The Internet Troll Armies Governments Create To Shape Public Opinion

Using a tactic called astroturfing, China, Russia, and the United States all employ "troll" commentators to sway online conversations.
Polluted Ghost Towns Created By Appalling Environmental Disasters

Polluted Ghost Towns Created By Appalling Environmental Disasters

Step inside the eerie remnants of America's worst coal fires, toxic waste dumps, nuclear meltdowns, and more.
The Ins And Outs Of Victorian Dating

The Ins And Outs Of Victorian Dating

In spite or perhaps because of the value placed on chastity, the Victorians took flirting to a new level of crazy.