Established in 1920, the American Civil Liberties Union, or ACLU, a non-profit legal organization, aims to defend the constitutional rights of American citizens by offering..
The History Behind Vitaminwater
It took a health nut with a knack for entrepreneurial tendencies to open up the floodgates (pun intended) to enhanced water.
Medieval Peasants Didn’t Work as Hard as Modern Americans
Modern Americans might work harder than their medieval, working-class counterparts.
Remembering Beavis and Butthead, MTV’s Most Iconic TV Show
Ah, MTV during the 90s. The famous music channel was once a hub for cutting edge teenage content. From the grungiest Nirvana music videos to incredible TV shows like Daria and..
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.
Tetris and How it Led to Game Boy Fever
Tetris was popular in the 80s but it became the game of a generation with the launch of Nintendo's Game Boy.
How a Turkey Surplus Became Responsible for The American TV Dinner
Unable to sell 520,000 pounds of turkey in one go, a frozen-food company turned it into a food solution; the TV dinner.
Social Media Sites From the Past That Impacted Our Lives
Let's delve into the past to relive our favorite social media sites, their purposes, and what we loved the most about them.
Who Really Invented The Internet?
It's sometimes hard to pin a specific technological discovery on one person. This was the case with the internet.
The Origin of Dog Training
From cruelty to kindness — how our approach to dog training has become more enlightened. Dog training used to be cruel, a system that thrived on punishment, threats, and..
Priceless Pictures From Famous Flicks: Movie Premieres and Events
The movie industry is likely one of the biggest ones in the world. From twelve-minute Nickelodeons to huge summer blockbusters, movies have dominated pop culture, fandom, and..
These Forensic Experts Have Brought These Historical Figures Back To Life
It's been a real pain recreating faces on historical figures. Unfortunately, Nefertiti didn't walk around taking selfies so we have had to rely on sculptures and paintings..
A Brief History of the Art Deco Movement
We've all heard the phrase "Art Deco" peppered into conversations here and there—and it makes us think of the Empire State Building in New York City or the colorful..
Uncle Sam and How He Became an American Staple
Have you ever wondered who was the original Uncle Sam and how he became such a huge deal?
The Secret Story Behind Some Of The Beatles’ Most Popular Songs
Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds Considered one of the most famous Beatles' songs to date, Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds became a worldwide 60s cult classic. Released in 1967,..
Painful Beauty Gadgets That Thankfully Never Made it
Ironically, These Beauty Devices Were Designed to Torture People Chances are you’re not a supermodel (because nobody’s perfect, right?) Take it from the cosmetic..