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
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
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
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 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
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
Stanley was one of the NYPD's first female police officers — and one of its most badass.
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
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
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
In spite or perhaps because of the value placed on chastity, the Victorians took flirting to a new level of crazy.