History Stories
7 Surprising Facts about Royal Births
April 23, 2018

In honor of Prince William and Kate Middleton's third child, get the facts on royal births through the ages. Read More

Could Any of These Men Have Been the Zodiac Killer?
November 6, 2017

Here's why they were suspected—and why they were ruled out. Read More

6 Spurned Royal Women Who Triumphed Over Their Husbands
August 30, 2017

Marriage to a royal consort has not always been the fairytale we believe it to be. Read More

How 5 Ancient Cultures Explained Solar Eclipses
August 18, 2017

Solar eclipses have been fascinating—and often terrifying—humans throughout the course of history. Read More

8 of History’s Most Notorious Serial Killers
July 18, 2017

These are history’s most infamous serial killers. Read More

These Legendary Fighters Wielded the Fiercest Swords in History
July 17, 2017

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7 Female Adventurers Who Broke All the Rules
July 14, 2017

Among the adventuresses: a swashbuckling pirate, a medieval crusader and pioneering space traveler. Read More

History’s Most Infamous UFO Sightings
July 6, 2017

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Not Every First Lady Has Been Married to the President
June 30, 2017

The role of the United States’ first lady traditionally goes to the president’s spouse, but in instances it falls to others. Read More

The World’s Most Catastrophic Floods, in Photos
June 22, 2017

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