What Pirates Were Really Like
Those swashbuckling tales of mayhem, plunder and murder got exaggerated. But the truth about pirates is still fantastic.
Real Value of Iconic Frank Lloyd Wright Houses
You’d need millions in the bank to be able to live in most Frank Lloyd Wright houses.
Vintage Happy Fourth of July Images From Decades Past
See how your parents and grandparents spent their Fourth of July holiday.
Peeps Easter Candy Facts You Won't Believe
They are one of America's most controversial candies.
Most Valuable Antique Swords
Consider your wallet vanquished.
Inspiring Quotes From Extraordinary Women in History
Their lives are lessons we all should learn.
Most Motivational Martin Luther King Quotes
With Martin Luther King Day 2022 fast approaching, check out some of his most inspirational quotes.
These Vintage Houses Are True Time Capsules
They haven’t changed much since the day they were built.
Inside Astroworld 2021 and 14 Other Concert Tragedies
Travis Scott’s Astroworld Festival isn't the first tragedy at a music event.
The True Dark History of Thanksgiving
Whatever you've heard about Thanksgiving is not entirely true.
70 Rare Historical Photos You've Never Seen
From business to everyday life, these rare historical photos show a world that no longer exists.
Most Famous Ghost Ships in History
The mysterious ships sailed the seas with no signs of life.
Most Ridiculous Facts About America
The truth about Americans is even stranger than the fiction.
Greatest Heists in History
These real-world heists are more incredible than any movie.
Lessons From the Great Depression for Today
This is how people survived America's worst economic crisis.
35 Largest Empires in World History
They were big, rich and ruled the world.
Famous Women's Firsts Throughout History
They paved the way for future generations.
Visualizing the State of America
The U.S. Census Bureau charts how Americans have lived, worked and played through the ages.
Oldest Black-Owned Businesses in America
These Black-owned businesses have been around for generations and are an integral part of American life.
Queen Elizabeth's Life Before Her 70-Year Reign
The matriarch of the royal family wasn’t supposed to be queen. But she turned out to be the perfect person for the job.
What Life in Ancient Rome Was Really Like
Exploding toilets, deadly gladiators, cruel punishments and psychotic rulers — ancient Rome had it all. But would you want to live there?