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History’s Badasses: Alvin York

It’s Memorial Day. People all across the United States are commemorating soldiers that have died in service to their country. So, today on History’s…

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The Origins of Memorial Day

A blistering day in South Carolina, May 1st, 1865 in Charleston. The South had been devastated by the Civil War, a war that had…

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The Remarkable Empire Built by the British

During the 16th century was when Britain first attempted to establish settlements overseas. By 1670 Britain had colonies in Maryland, New England, and Virginia…

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History’s Nutcases: The Blood Countess

Last time on History’s Nutcases, we covered the infamous Vlad the Impaler. This week, we’re not moving very far from our previous destination. We’re still…

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New Archaeology Reveals the True Extent of the Black Death

Pretty much everyone has heard of the “Black Death”: the plague that wiped out almost 200 million people in Europe during the mid 14th…

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On This Day, May 24th

1. 1935: The First MLB Night Game is Played On the evening of this day in 1935, President Roosevelt symbolically switched on the lights…

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Stonehenge: An Archaeological Mystery (Part 1)

Last time in Unsolved Archaeology we covered the Nazca Lines. This time, we’re covering arguably one of the most enigmatic and mysterious of Earth’s monuments.…

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“Petroglyph Patrol” Fights Vandalism in Utah

“This is them telling their stories to us. This is part of our history.” – Susan Crooke, Group Coordinator of Petroglyph Patrol Unfortunately, people…

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The Story of Masada: The Citadel of Death

The sun shivers through the arid air in the southern Jewish desert. The sky is blue as sapphires, the ground brown and red like…

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Ancient Inventions That Set The Stage For Computers

Ubiquitous yet unseen, most of the modern world runs on computers. So well in fact, that we have become accustomed to its benefits and…

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