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The Bicycle’s Deadly History

The Bicycle’s Deadly History

Bicycle history is one of trial and error, Victorian ideals, and--in a way--a story of women's social advancement.
7 Depictions Of Depression In Film That Are Actually Accurate

7 Depictions Of Depression In Film That Are Actually Accurate

Depression in film is often glamorized to the point that we don't treat the condition with the seriousness as we should. These films actually get it right.
The History of Voting in America

The History of Voting in America

Voting history is a story of the powerful trying to keep minorities from asserting their own power at the polls.
When Texas Sprayed DDT On Citizens To Prevent Polio

When Texas Sprayed DDT On Citizens To Prevent Polio

Years before the polio vaccine and Rachel Carson's "Silent Spring" were born into existence, pesticides like DDT were thought to cure most ailments.
Australia, A Nation Of Extreme Weather

Australia, A Nation Of Extreme Weather

Australia's extreme weather is the latest example of how climate change increases the severity of natural events.
How Photojournalism Killed Kevin Carter

How Photojournalism Killed Kevin Carter

See the heartbreaking Kevin Carter photos, including that of the vulture and the starving child, that led to him committing suicide at age 33.
20 Must See Documentaries Streaming On Netflix

20 Must See Documentaries Streaming On Netflix

Planning a nice night in? We've got you covered with twenty must-see interesting documentaries on Netflix streaming. It's up to you to get the wine, though.
Stolen Youth: Child Brides Around The World

Stolen Youth: Child Brides Around The World

Under the guise of tradition, child brides around the world face a life of poverty, mistreatment and stolen opportunities.
1924 Owens Valley Protests Foreshadow California’s Scary Drought Problems

1924 Owens Valley Protests Foreshadow California’s Scary Drought Problems

If you thought that California's water woes are a new event, the Owens Valley Protests are sure to leave you dumbfounded.
John Dillinger: The Making Of A Rock Star Bank Robber

John Dillinger: The Making Of A Rock Star Bank Robber

At a time when banks were screwing over Americans right and left, outlaw-bank robber John Dillinger became an unlikely hero across the United States.
5 Times That Satire Crossed Vladimir Putin

5 Times That Satire Crossed Vladimir Putin

Vladimir Putin is the world's first viral dictator, and satire has been mainly digital. And guess what? The thug in a trapper's hat hasn't received it well.