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Historical Selfies Taken Long Before Selfies Were Even A Thing

Historical Selfies Taken Long Before Selfies Were Even A Thing

The selfie is hardly a new phenomenon.
Legendary Film Director Acted As Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Ghostwriter

Legendary Film Director Acted As Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Ghostwriter

The director behind what's widely regarded as the greatest film ever made helped Roosevelt with speechwriting and campaigning.
JFK’s Candid Thoughts On Hitler, Russia, The UN Revealed In Up-For-Sale Diary

JFK’s Candid Thoughts On Hitler, Russia, The UN Revealed In Up-For-Sale Diary

JFK's diary houses some surprising views on world affairs.
This Week In History, Mar. 19 – 25

This Week In History, Mar. 19 – 25

The true story of Pocahontas, tourists headed to the Titanic, Jesus' tomb reopens, Cold War nuclear footage declassified, Lindbergh baby case detective unmasked.
North African Youth Repeatedly Vandalize 8,000-Year-Old Rock Art

North African Youth Repeatedly Vandalize 8,000-Year-Old Rock Art

Vandals have been scribbling their names over the ancient rock art of Chad's Ennedi Plateau since January.
Life Inside The Hitler Youth: 44 Revealing Photos

Life Inside The Hitler Youth: 44 Revealing Photos

By 1936, the Hitler Youth had four million members.
24 Before-And-After Photos From The Early Days of Plastic Surgery

24 Before-And-After Photos From The Early Days of Plastic Surgery

Modern plastic surgery has its roots in war and medical necessity.
Ivanka’s Not The First First Daughter To Take Over First Lady Duties

Ivanka’s Not The First First Daughter To Take Over First Lady Duties

Some may cast a questioning eye toward Ivanka Trump's role in her father's presidency, but the truth is that it's nothing new.
After $4 Million Restoration, Jesus’ Tomb Is Open But Not Good As New

After $4 Million Restoration, Jesus’ Tomb Is Open But Not Good As New

Experts are now calling for a further $6.5 million to stave off the possibility of "catastrophic" collapse.
That Time Cold War Britain Patented A Flying Saucer

That Time Cold War Britain Patented A Flying Saucer

On March 21, 1973, the British Patent Office issued Patent No. 1,310,990 – British Rail's own design for a flying saucer with artificial gravity, a laser-induced fusion engine, and space on board for dozens of passengers.
History’s Most Powerful Speeches Given By Women

History’s Most Powerful Speeches Given By Women

The anachronistic adage goes that women should be seen and not heard — these women didn't buy it.