Why Do We Bob for Apples on Halloween?
Compared to other Halloween traditions and legends, its origins aren't as spooky. Learn more about how bobbing for apples came...
24 Cities You Learned About in School That No Longer Exist
From the tragic to the mysterious, you won't believe these fascinating tales of cities that no longer exist.
11 “Facts” About the Civil Rights Movement That Aren’t True
Separating fact from fiction isn’t just important from a historical perspective—it’s also essential in winning today’s fight against racial injustice.
13 Unlikely Jobs U.S. Presidents Held After the White House
You can’t accuse these former presidents of resting on their laurels once they left office.
Why Do Justices Wear Black Robes?
We looked back in history to figure out why Supreme Court justices wear black robes—and where the tradition of robes...
100 Things Turning 100 in 2022
2020 has been a tough year for us all, but these milestones are something to celebrate! Happy Birthday to the...
13 Ways Coronavirus Is Different From All Epidemics Through History
We've seen a variety of pandemics and epidemics throughout history but COVID-19 is something else entirely.