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The Racist Origins Of America’s Suburbs And The Story Of The First Black Family To Move In

The Racist Origins Of America’s Suburbs And The Story Of The First Black Family To Move In

How William Levitt birthed the American suburb — upon a foundation of racism that echoes to the present day.
The Unbelievable True Story of America’s Radium Girls

The Unbelievable True Story of America’s Radium Girls

While the men wore lead aprons to protect themselves from the radiation, the women were given nothing. They were even told to lick their brushes to get a fine point for detail work.
36 Enlightening Neil deGrasse Tyson Quotes That Will Make You Smarter

36 Enlightening Neil deGrasse Tyson Quotes That Will Make You Smarter

Consider yourself a little bit smarter once you read through our list of the most thought-provoking Neil deGrasse Tyson quotes.
This Week In History News, Nov. 12 – 18

This Week In History News, Nov. 12 – 18

Buddha's remains possibly unearthed, rare "living fossil" shark caught by fishermen, Earth's oldest winemaking site found.
The Mystery Of The South Pole’s Only Murder

The Mystery Of The South Pole’s Only Murder

The mysterious murder of Rodney Marks has gone unsolved for over 17 years and the investigation is still ongoing.
The Story Of Richard Speck, Who Killed 8 Nursing Students In One Night

The Story Of Richard Speck, Who Killed 8 Nursing Students In One Night

Richard Speck's murders were one of the first times in 20th century American history that someone had killed so many people at random.
Meet The Man Whose Double Life Inspired <em>Dr. Jekyll And Mr Hyde</em>

Meet The Man Whose Double Life Inspired Dr. Jekyll And Mr Hyde

The two-faced maniac was actually based on a real person.
5 Of The Strangest Weapons From World War II

5 Of The Strangest Weapons From World War II

From wind cannons to bat bombs.
The Last Public Guillotine Execution Is More Recent Than You Think [VIDEO]

The Last Public Guillotine Execution Is More Recent Than You Think [VIDEO]

The last execution took place after the first Star Wars movie was released.
The Story Of The Daring 1962 Alcatraz Escape And The Inmates Behind It

The Story Of The Daring 1962 Alcatraz Escape And The Inmates Behind It

They worked at night, using Morris' accordion playing to hide the noise of their drilling while they widened the holes behind the grates in their cells.
25 Photos Of The Child Laborers Who Helped Make New York What It Is Today

25 Photos Of The Child Laborers Who Helped Make New York What It Is Today

Turn-of-the-century photos of conditions that were once considered normal.