This Week In History, Apr. 23 – 29
Declaration of Independence parchment found, Egyptian tomb reveals treasures, "hobbits" found to be human ancestors, Confederate monuments come down, first humans in North America identified.
100-Year-Old “Life Hacks” Found On Vintage Cigarette Cards
Life hack illustrations looked way better before the internet.
The True Story Of The Iconic “Migrant Mother” Photograph
The "Migrant Mother" photo is iconic — but if the subject had her way, she wouldn't be the face of the Great Depression.
Where Al-Qaeda Began: 48 Photos From The Soviet-Afghan War
The events that transpired during the war would yield effects that the world continues to deal with today.
48 Snapshots Of Life In The Real Wild West
John Wayne-type films got some things about the American West right -- but even more things wrong.
Photo Farewells: The Last Known Photographs Of 27 Icons
27 chilling images of popular figures just before their deaths.
Meet The Suffragettes Who Defended Women’s Rights With Jujutsu
Recognizing that the right to vote wouldn't come without a fight, these women looked to the martial arts as a guide.
27 Raw Images That Document The Birth Of The Blues
In the early 1930s, the Lomax brothers headed South to document the music coming from African-American porches, and the people making the music.
The Exciting Youth Of Queen Elizabeth II
She stormed the history books before ever picking up the crown.
“Hobbits” May Actually Be Early Human Ancestor, New Research Shows
New research upends the theory that hobbits were more closely related to non-human species.