History

  1. Passover: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    The Jewish holiday Passover begins on April 14 at sunset. Here is everything you need to know about, and how to celebrate, the holiday.

    April 13, 2014
  2. Then & Now: Photos Remember World War I On the 100th Anniversary

    For the 100th anniversary of World War One, composite images of Europe in 1914 and 2014.

    April 9, 2014
  3. A History of Violence: A Look at Cruel & Unusual Punishment [NSFW]

    The Spanish Donkey and the Tucker Telephone aren’t children’s games. They’re torture devices. Learn all about the history of invented violence here. Photos included.

    April 2, 2014
  4. WATCH: Crabster CR200 Robot Preps to Hunt for Sunken Treasure

    This car-sized robot starts hunting for sunken treasure in May.

    April 2, 2014
  5. APRIL FOOLS’: Carnegie Museum Discovers Zombies in Painting

    A Pittsburgh museum is trying to get in on the prankster fun.

    April 1, 2014
  6. ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 4: Top 10 Most Shocking Spoilers

    If you don’t want to ruin season 4 (and maybe season 5) for yourself, don’t read this.

    March 26, 2014
  7. History’s Unexplained Disappearances: 5 More Mysteries Like Flight MH370

    Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is just the most recent of unsolved disappearances. From planes to ships to islands, history is full of mystery.

    March 23, 2014
  8. [PHOTOS] Medals of Honor Award to Those Looked Over Due to Race & Ethnicity

    President Obama awarded Medals of Honor to 18 deceased and 3 living soldiers who were looked over due to their race or ethnicity. See the best pictures here.

    March 18, 2014
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  9. Celebrate Women: International Women’s Day Photos From Around the Globe

    March 8 marks the historic holiday International Women’s Day. Check out pictures of women celebrating the holiday around the globe and in history.

    March 8, 2014
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  10. 10 Unlikely Simultaneous Historical Events [PICS]

    Did you know Oxford University was 300 years old when the Aztec Empire was founded?

    March 6, 2014
  11. Rat Catchers & ‘Knocker-Uppers’: 10 Jobs That No Longer Exist Today

    Could you be a “human alarm clock?” No, it’s not an “SNL” Stefon skit.

    March 1, 2014
  12. Garrick Utley Dead: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    Veteran TV newsman Garrick Utley has died at age 74 after a battle with cancer.

    February 21, 2014
  13. Military Rations Around the World: 10 Photos of What Deployed Soldiers Eat

    From Singapore to Spain, a soldier’s field rations reflect their country’s culture. And yes, the French cuisine still sounds the best. And Italians get booze for breakfast.

    February 19, 2014
  14. ‘Game of Thrones’ Swords: A History of Medieval Metallurgy [PICS]

    Ever wonder what the real world counterparts would be to Needle? Longclaw? Check out this fascinating history of swords.

    February 19, 2014
  15. Presidential Snapshot: 10 Childhood Photos of American Presidents

    It’s sometimes hard to believe that Presidents were once children, too.

    February 17, 2014