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.
Elizabeth II died peacefully after a historic 70 years on the throne.
Their fates remain unknown.
He was instrumental in ending the Cold War.
These technological advancements influenced the outcome of the war.
Literary censorship has long been a source of contention.
They're impossible to forget.
By Robert Walsh
The canned meat gained popularity during WWII and evolved into a cultural icon.
The triumphant, the tragic, and everything in between.
Rediscover America through McCullough's most beloved works.
By Dave Adams
Parisians united to attack this symbol of royal tyranny.
By Ella Burch
This Jewish refugee took a different approach to armoring planes.
The Romanovs' historical relevance goes far beyond a midnight execution.
Their deaths are less talked about than Lincoln and Kennedy, but no less important.
By Orrin Grey
These authors have covered history in the making.
By Grace Felder
An enduring myth posits that a cow was to blame.
Sudden and illegal seizures of power have the capacity to change world history.
From firsthand accounts to comprehensive studies, these books examine the tragedies of the Holocaust.
Nearly 200 years after the original Salem witch trials, the same town saw allegations resurface.
By Orrin Grey
They were more than a stuffy group of old men—in fact, many of them were young and rowdy.
By Sara Barry & Ella Burch
These tragic murders reverberated throughout their kingdoms.