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What Was the Cause of the Stock Market Crash of 1929?
This market crash was considered the worst economic event in the world. In the wake of Black Tuesday, America went into a downward spiral.
5 Lessons from Pandemics of the Past
While pandemics around the world have wreaked havoc on populations through the centuries, like the Bubonic Plague and 1918 pandemic, societies sharpened their critical..
The History of the Old Farmer’s Almanac
For centuries, almanacs have served as valuable scientific documents that helped track the stars, the tides, planting seasons, and more.
“The Great Moon Hoax” Published in the “New York Sun”
In August 1835, the first articles announced the apparent discovery of life on the moon appeared in the "New York Sun" newspaper. We now call these articles "The Great Moon..
The Unknown History of Potato Chips
People love potato chips, but we're betting very few people actually know how they came to be.
The Tragic History Most People Don’t Know About McDonalds
If you were to ask the average McDonald's customer who founded the fast-food empire, they'd guess it was somebody named "McDonald."
This Soda Brand is the World’s Worst Polluter
A global movement for a plastic-free future, 'Break Free From Plastic,' has released its annual audit of the worst plastic producing companies.
Mysterious Monoliths are Appearing All Across the World
This monolith was a long vertical slab made of metal, around 12 feet tall. It appeared without warning and disappeared just as swiftly.
Foods That Changed the World
Food is exciting, there's no doubt it's a massive part of our lives. That's why we love making it, sharing it, and even documenting it with photographs.