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The Brilliant Mind of Ada Lovelace

  Ada, Countess of Lovelace is said to be the first computer programmer because of her work with Charles Babbage on his Analytical Engine.…

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The Successful Revolutionary Culper Spy Ring

Culper Ring was a spy ring that General George Washington had ordered Major Benjamin Tallmadge to create in 1778. The names “Samuel Culper, Sr.”…

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Patrick Henry: “Give Me Liberty, or Give Me Death!”

Patrick Henry, American Founding Father and first and sixth Governor of Virginia, is best known for his “Give me liberty, or give me death!”…

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History’s Badasses: Hugh Glass

Last time on History’s Badasses, we covered the woman known as the “Spanish Joan of Arc”: Agustina of Aragon. She was just your average…

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Experts Discover and Reconstruct Prehistoric Funeral

During an excavation in 2005, a prehistoric woman was found within a cave popularly known as Hilazon Tachtit. Located in northern Israel, the woman…

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The Consequential Townshend Acts of 1767

The Townshend Acts were a series of acts that the British Parliament passed in 1767, with all but one passed that year. There were…

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Ancient Shrine Possibly Contains Buddha’s Skull Bone

Hidden beneath the Grand Bao’en Temple within Nanjing, China might be one of the most profound discoveries to date. A team of archaeologists uncovered…

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Ancient Noah’s Ark Mosaic Discovered in Israel

Found within Israel’s lower Galilee region is two of the most elaborate and rare mosaics to date.  These rare mosaics depict two biblical stories,…

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The Legendary Ballerina Anna Pavlova

Russian prima ballerina Anna Pavlova is one of the most celebrated ballet dancers of her time. Despite the troubles she faced growing up as…

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Archaeology at Giza Reveals the Secrets of Khufu’s Great Pyramid

“I really believe that Cheops’ chamber is not discovered yet, and all three chambers were just to deceive the thieves, and the treasures of…

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