So much has happened in the past decade alone, but what got us here? Humanity has evolved in so many ways in the modern era. From the Industrial Revolution to the invention of the iPhone, from the Space Race to SpaceX, from last century's influenza pandemic to Covid-19, there’s a lot to cover. These stories attempt to recount how we’ve gotten to where we are and the rapid change that took place within the last few centuries.
As our understanding of history has evolved, so has the way we learn about it.
See the world through someone else's eyes.
The 1930s gangster became the media's favorite antihero.
The runners were plagued by high heat, dusty roads, wild dogs, and rat poison.
Though this continent may be desolate, it's far from boring.
Read their stories.
By Allie Roos & Sara Kapheim
He was on active duty for 22 years, spanning multiple wars.
The Order of Glory recipient was credited with 59 confirmed kills.
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How did the continent become home to British convicts?
These reads are well worth the wait.
From Mesopotamian medicine to the atomic bomb.
The Air Force base has been the subject of numerous conspiracies over the years.
His accounts delve into moments that redefined America.
Learn more about one of the largest population shifts in American history.
This cavalry regiment was celebrated for its role in the Spanish-American War.
Did you know the US tried to hide nuclear weapons under the Greenland ice sheet?
An unexpected development required quick thinking.
By Dale Jenkins
The future is female—but so was the past.
Featuring sweeping, indispensable accounts.