Ask anyone who grew up in the 90s and you'll find one TV show that's burned into the collective memory of a generation.
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..
Medieval Peasants Didn’t Work as Hard as Modern Americans
Modern Americans might work harder than their medieval, working-class counterparts.
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.
How These Women Got The Raise They Deserved, And How You Can Too!
Everyone knows that women get less pay than men. It's a known fact that for every dollar a man earns, a woman receives only 80.5 cents. Many factors surround this absurd gap,..
Strange Comic Book Adaptations That Are Hilariously Weird and Interesting
Comic books made a grand comeback a few years ago, with superhero blockbusters hitting cinemas and televisions one after another. It's safe to say that the hiatus has finally..
Stacy Allison: the First American Woman to Climb Mount Everest
Climbing Mount Everest is extremely difficult, but in September of 1988, Allison finally did it.
The Dark Side You Never Knew About The Wizard of Oz
The Wizard of Oz has remained a classic American film since its creation in 1939. The film's star, Judy Garland, was launched into the stratosphere of Hollywood stardom, and..
The History of America’s Greatest Shoe: The Converse All Star
Designed in 1917, the timeless Converse All-Star or Chuck Taylors as they are nicknamed, have played a major role in modern pop culture. Curious as to how this simple shoe has..
The Pioneers of Women’s Rights
Numerous women in American history fought for the rights that their fellow sisters are enjoying today. If it weren't for their hard work, society wouldn't even recognize equal..
The Troubled Life of Rockstar Kurt Cobain
Kurt Donald Cobain was the frontman of the legendary band Nirvana. He was a troubled soul, but his music lives on.
The Secret Story Behind Some Of The Beatles’ Most Popular Songs
Take a look at the inspiration behind some of the most famous songs in the last few decades.
The Day Twitter Came Into Our Lives
Rewind back to the not so distant past — the year 2006 — the year that one of the biggest social media platforms came to be.
A Brief History of the Art Deco Movement
We've all heard the phrase "Art Deco" in conversations here and there, but how exactly did this style come into being?
The Lost History of American River Communities, Revisited by an Artist in a Shantyboat
Wes Modes is documenting life along America’s waterways. American rivers used to be home to thousands of people, particularly during the 19th and early 20th centuries...