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.
He theorized that the Earth was hollow and "stocked with thrifty vegetables and animals if not men."
Combat correspondent Richard Tregaskis recounts what he saw when the Allies invaded the island of Guadalcanal in 1942.
Hollywood spy films have nothing on these real-life assassination plots.
The Germans believed their castle prison was inescapable—they were wrong.
The German soldier nodded in thanks, then disappeared.
Her tragic demise raises questions to this day.
By Robert Walsh
The groundbreaking work changed scientific study forever.
It was one of the bloodiest campaigns of the Vietnam War.
It’s been nearly 60 years since the assassination of JFK, and the mystery surrounding his death still haunts us.
The new film, based on the book of the same name by Daniel Finkel, highlights the realities of soldiers returning home from war with PTSD.
On May 5, 1945, Allied and German troops fought side-by-side against the SS.
By Robert Walsh
Disney accused his former employees of communism.
In 1960, U.S. operatives recruited Lorenz to kill the communist party leader—but she couldn’t do it.
History doesn't have to be so black and white.
By Sara Barry