The historical reputation of Trota through the years shows how the mores of a current society can restrict contemporary understanding of a figure from the past.
The infamous passenger liner was fitted with advanced safety features—lulling her crew into a false sense of security.
These military conflicts affected the outcome of the war—and some even changed the face of warfare forever.
Discover the figures, culture, and technology that made the Georgian Era a vibrant time of change for an empire.
Driven to help, Louise Thuliez aided underground networks in France despite facing an all-too-real threat of execution.
These historical gadgets could be smuggled right under the enemy's nose.
146 people lost their lives when the Asch Building went up in flames.
A battalion of teenagers risked their lives to free Jewish prisoners.
Enduring misconceptions obscure what the seafaring Norse people were really like.
These women are vital to history. Discover why.
From brilliant victories to unpredictable military upsets, these conflicts stunned the ancient world.
Researchers can now read "locked" letters without opening them.
Once a forbidden subject, recent years have begun to bring details of a dark time to light.
Real devastation, fictional monsters, and a swimsuit all collided in the Pacific Ocean.
Showing a weakness made our founding father strong.
Poor communication resulted in a naval disaster.
This indigenous tribe refused to succumb to imperialist rule.
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