Why Politicians Are Talking About Duels (Again)
July 25, 2017

A Texas congressman takes aim at the possibility of an 'Aaron Burr-style' duel. Read More

How One Ruthless Impresario Blazed a Trail for Wal-Mart and Amazon
July 25, 2017

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America’s Creepiest Motel Can Be Yours. It Comes With Clowns
July 25, 2017

America’s “scariest motel” can be yours for $900,000. Read More

America’s Forgotten Swedish Colony
July 25, 2017

For nearly 20 years in the 17th century, Sweden had a little-known colony that spanned parts of Delaware, Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Read More

The Presidential Pardon That Backfired
July 24, 2017

It shook Washington, D.C. in the 1970s. Read More

Right Stuff, Wrong Gender: The Woman Astronauts Grounded by NASA
July 24, 2017

These aspiring astronauts were part of the little-known “Mercury 13” program. Read More

How Civil Rights Wade-Ins Desegregated Southern Beaches
July 21, 2017

In the 1950s, the beach wasn’t open to everyone. Read More

Victim of “The Killer Clown” Finally Identified After 40 Years
July 21, 2017

After 40 years, investigators used DNA to identify one of seven unnamed victims of 1970s serial killer John Wayne Gacy. Read More

Before the One Percent, Americans Resented the “Upper Ten”
July 21, 2017

It's a pithy term that sparked outrage among rich and poor New Yorkers during the 19th century. Read More

How Did The Vikings Honor Their Dead?
July 20, 2017

Most Vikings were sent to the afterlife in one of two ways. Read More