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Meet The Donut Dollies, The Unsung Women Who Gave Out Sweet Treats On The Front Lines

Meet The Donut Dollies, The Unsung Women Who Gave Out Sweet Treats On The Front Lines

Inspired by a simple idea from female volunteers in 1917, the work of the Donut Dollies spanned decades and helped boost the morale of American soldiers during World War II and beyond.
Ona Judge, The Story Of The Slave Who Escaped Washington’s Plantation

Ona Judge, The Story Of The Slave Who Escaped Washington’s Plantation

Ona Judge escaped a life of slavery on George Washington's plantation and stood her ground when he sent men to retrieve her.
This Week In History News, Nov. 14 – 20

This Week In History News, Nov. 14 – 20

Roman coin hoard found in Germany, lost sun temple unearthed in Egypt, ancient statue heads discovered in Turkey.
Welcome To Icehotel, The Magical Arctic Resort Made Entirely Of Snow And Ice

Welcome To Icehotel, The Magical Arctic Resort Made Entirely Of Snow And Ice

Every winter for the past three decades, Icehotel in Sweden has reinvented itself as a hotel and art exhibition made of ice and snow.
This Week In History News, Nov. 7 – 13

This Week In History News, Nov. 7 – 13

Tudor paintings found behind English estate's walls, ancient "slave room" uncovered at Pompeii, meat-eating habits of giant prehistoric sloths uncovered.
How The Stonewall Riots Changed The Course Of The Gay Rights Movement

How The Stonewall Riots Changed The Course Of The Gay Rights Movement

New York's Stonewall riots of 1969 saw members of the LGBTQ community clash with police in what's widely known as the catalyst for the modern gay rights movement.
Carlos Hathcock Was A Sniper So Badass His Exploits Can Hardly Be Believed

Carlos Hathcock Was A Sniper So Badass His Exploits Can Hardly Be Believed

Carlos Hathcock had 93 confirmed kills of enemy personnel during the Vietnam War, but he estimated the actual number to be between 300 and 400.
The Story Of Five-Year-Old Lina Medina, The Youngest Mother In The World

The Story Of Five-Year-Old Lina Medina, The Youngest Mother In The World

In 1939, Lina Medina of Peru became the youngest mother in history when she gave birth to a boy at just the age of five.
This Week In History News, Oct. 31 – Nov. 6

This Week In History News, Oct. 31 – Nov. 6

Ancient Greek swords found in stunning condition, holding cells for gladiators uncovered at Roman amphitheater, and Britain's oldest skull discovered to be a possible hoax.
Forbidden Fruit: Six Shocking Real Life Incest Stories Throughout History

Forbidden Fruit: Six Shocking Real Life Incest Stories Throughout History

From royal courts of Renaissance Europe to rock stars of the 1960s, these infamous cases of incest will make your skin crawl.
William Bonin Prowled Over California’s Freeway And Left A Wake Of Dead Hitchhikers

William Bonin Prowled Over California’s Freeway And Left A Wake Of Dead Hitchhikers

Known as California's Freeway Killer, William Bonin used a Ford van to lure in teenage hitchhikers to rape and ruthlessly murder.