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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.
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.
How The Face Of White Nationalism Changed His Mind On Race

How The Face Of White Nationalism Changed His Mind On Race

Many regarded Derek Black as the future of white nationalism β€” but then he went to college, and abandoned the movement entirely.
Inside The Alt-Right: An Explainer

Inside The Alt-Right: An Explainer

The alt-right has come from nowhere to reshape Western politics. Who are these people, what do they want, and where do they want to take the U.S.?
Why Einstein Turned Down The Presidency Of Israel

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”

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

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

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

Sherlock Holmes, A Hoax, And The Missing Link

Discovering the connection between man and ape is of colossal scientific value β€” which is why some have tried to fake it.
Mary Somerville: The Woman For Whom The Word “Scientist” Was Made

Mary Somerville: The Woman For Whom The Word “Scientist” Was Made

Before Mary Sommerville came around, the word "scientist" didn't even exist.