The Russian tsar had a fearsome reputation.
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These satirical drawings reveal the debates that dominated bygone eras.
Look beyond the fabled fiddle.
Start packing your bags.
She's said to have created the first American flag, but the real story is more complicated.
The famed businesswoman had direct ties to Hitler’s intelligence agency.
It's been shrouded in secrecy since the 14th century.
Idioms make up a huge part of our day-to-day language. But where do they come from?
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These historical gadgets could be smuggled right under the enemy's nose.
From brilliant victories to unpredictable military upsets, these conflicts stunned the ancient world.
It wasn't all just swords and lances...
Nothing could stand in the way of these rulers' ambitions—not even their own families.
These three battles shaped the fate of the world—especially because their results were so shocking.
Temperatures dropped below −70 °F on the grueling journey.
On October 12, 1915, Cavell was executed for her part in helping over 200 Allied soldiers escape Belgium.
Oak Ridge, established in 1942, was a key production site of uranium during World War II that fed the labs in Los Alamos.