Why Einstein Turned Down The Presidency Of Israel
Had he so desired, the "Father of Relativity" could have been Israel's second president.
R. Budd Dwyer And The Death Of An “Honest Man”
Convicted politician R. Budd Dwyer's televised suicide haunts us not because he was guilty of his crimes, but because he was innocent.
The Iconic Jacqueline Kennedy In 25 Revealing Photos
Timeless images that help uncover the beloved figure's often misunderstood life.
Majority Of Americans Unhappy With Trump Transition, New Poll Shows
Two new polls shine light on how Americans view the ever-nearing reality of Donald Trump's presidency.
Sherlock Holmes, A Hoax, And The Missing Link
Discovering the connection between man and ape is of colossal scientific value — which is why some have tried to fake it.
Mary Somerville: The Woman For Whom The Word “Scientist” Was Made
Before Mary Sommerville came around, the word "scientist" didn't even exist.
10 Things To Know About Stephen Hawking, The World’s Coolest Scientist
Stephen Hawking is well known for his work in theoretical physics. In honor of his 75th birthday, here are ten fun facts you might not know.
Stunning Native American Masks Of The Early 20th Century
See the masks indigenous American tribes donned at the turn of the 20th century.
Mansa Musa Of Mali May Have Been The Richest Person In History
Forget Rockefeller and Gates — this 14th century Malian emperor is likely the richest man ever.
Sawney Bean Remains Scotland’s Most Famous Cannibal
One of the most terrifying figures in English folklore may be a product of anti-Scot propaganda.