Category: HISTORY

Sep 14, 2017

After Two Decades in Space, Cassini is About to Crash Into Saturn. These are the Final Images

After Two Decades in Space, Cassini is About to Crash Into Saturn. These are the Final Images

After two decades in space, NASA’s Cassini spacecraft is nearing the end of its remarkable journey of exploration

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Aug 31, 2017

The British Library Has Fully Digitized 570 Pages of Leonardo da Vinci’s Visionary Notebooks

The British Library Has Fully Digitized 570 Pages of Leonardo da Vinci’s Visionary Notebooks

A fascinating glimpse into one of the most brilliant minds in human history

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Aug 25, 2017

The Ravens of the Tower of London

The Ravens of the Tower of London

The superstition holds that “if the Tower of London ravens are lost or fly away, the Crown will fall and Britain with it”

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Aug 21, 2017

Memorial for Melvinia Shields (1844-1938) Shows How Far the United States Has Come

Memorial for Melvinia Shields (1844-1938) Shows How Far the United States Has Come

A powerful memorial in Clayton County, Georgia’s village of Rex tells a story of hope

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Aug 15, 2017

Everything You Need to Know About the Most Anticipated Solar Eclipse in US History

Everything You Need to Know About the Most Anticipated Solar Eclipse in US History

On August 21st, nearly 100 million Americans will be on the path or within 200 miles of a total solar eclipse

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Aug 4, 2017

Canadian Miners Found a Dinosaur So Well Preserved, It Looks Like a Sculpture

Canadian Miners Found a Dinosaur So Well Preserved, It Looks Like a Sculpture

It has been hailed as one of the best-preserved armoured dinosaurs in the world

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Jul 25, 2017

Cow Shoes Used by Moonshiners During Prohibition to Disguise Their Footprints

Cow Shoes Used by Moonshiners During Prohibition to Disguise Their Footprints

A police officer trying on the cow shoes, 1924

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