America's favorite cowboy, Clint Eastwood, has been in the industry for decades. Anything the man touches turns to gold, be it as an actor or as a director. He stands behind..
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Have you ever wondered who was the original Uncle Sam and how he became such a huge deal?
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Ole Kirk Kristiansen losing his job is the best thing to happen to the toy industry in the last century.
The Only Interesting Thing About the Swedish King Adolf Frederick’s Life Is the Way He Died
Adolf Frederick, King of Sweden, had a pretty unremarkable life. And then he died.
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The History of School Uniforms
Have you ever thought about where school uniforms come from? It all started sooner than you'd think.
Nailing It: How Nail Polish Has Evolved Over the Years
Get a glimpse into the stylish history of nail polish.
The Tumacacori Mission and the Hidden Treasure
One of the most famous legends of a hidden Arizonian treasure is the story of the Tumacácori Mission.
Meet the Famous Boots-Wearing Human Skeleton
One human skeleton can shed light on the way people used to live and tell stories beyond our wildest imagination.
Flower Power: The Secret Ancient Meanings of Old-Time Bouquets
In the past, each flower had its own symbolic meaning and you could code a full message using a single bouquet.