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.
Master documentarian Ken Burns takes on a story that is still struggling to be told.
Three brothers are accused of murder after an Illinois man vanishes in this sensationalized true crime story penned by Abraham Lincoln.
A thumbprint on a cashbox led police to the murderers—and changed the course of criminal history.
By Robert Walsh
The explorer's disappearance continues to fascinate.
By Orrin Grey
Buried deep beneath the streets of Liverpool is an underground world that defies explanation.
The infamous agency got its start protecting corpses from professional body snatchers.
By Corey Recko
Fire brought down the ship—but was it an accident, or arson?