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.
They were more than a stuffy group of old men—in fact, many of them were young and rowdy.
Few people were aware of the SOE's existence.
Is there treasure buried beneath this craggy Nova Scotia isle?
Explore Darwin’s lasting legacy.
By Grace Felder
These political challenges have questioned the legitimacy of various governments.
Now a major motion picture starring Colin Firth, Operation Mincemeat involved a corpse, a fake fiancée, and the successful invasion of Sicily.
By Robert Walsh
In 1791, the people of Haiti rose up against their oppressors.
Justices have reversed course numerous times throughout the years.
The execution device came to be known as a symbol of violent class warfare.