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13 Female Scientists Who Shaped Our Understanding of the World

From the smallest atoms to the biggest adventures in space, these women used their scientific knowledge to change the world.

By Audrey Webster

5 Things That Surprised The German Army On D-Day

The German army may not have been surprised by an attack, but the Allied forces had a few tricks ready to go.

By Blake Stilwell, We Are the Mighty

The Northernmost Confederate Attack was a Raid on Vermont

St Albans Raid was one of the most controversial events in the Civil War.

By Blake Stilwell, We Are the Mighty

The True Love Story Behind an Iconic John Singer Sargent Painting

Meet Edith Minturn and Isaac Newton Phelps Stokes, Gilded Age socialites, philanthropists, collectors, artists, and lovers.

By Hezra Martinez

Rachel Carson's Books Defined an Environmental Revolution

Five authors carry on the legacy of Carson's five iconic books.

By Hezra Martinez

5 Fascinating Times Supreme Court Cases Were Overturned

Supreme Court justices have always had their work cut out for them.

By Xavier Piedra

This Was the Unluckiest U-Boat of World War II

Not only could the U-505 not sink other boats, its crew couldn't even sink the submarine themselves.

By Logan Nye, We Are the Mighty

A Mother's Love Became Her Most Valuable Weapon

New York's first and only legislative divorce was granted to Eunice Chapman in 1818, along with custody of her children.

By Xavier Piedra

The Elusive William Shakespeare, Unveiled

His mysterious life has left scholars and readers with many a question.

By Hezra Martinez

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