How Dolores Huerta Battled Racism And Sexism To Become A Latina Civil Rights Icon
Ever since the 1950s, Dolores Huerta has fought tirelessly to improve the lives of immigrants, women, and the working poor — despite nearly being killed in the process.
Scientists Just Discovered That This Common Wildflower Is Actually Carnivorous
A recent study found that Triantha occidentalis, known as the western false asphodel, gets its nutrients by eating the innards of small insects.
These English Garden Ornaments Of Sphinxes Just Turned Out To Be Genuine Ancient Egyptian Relics
The pair of sphinxes was just determined to date back over 5,000 years and recently sold for more than $265,000 at auction after spending 15 years in an English garden.
55 American History Photos And The Incredible True Stories Behind Them
From the Civil War to the Space Race, these powerful pictures from American history show the past as it really happened.
Archeologists Uncover Massive 1,500-Year-Old Wine Making Factory In Israel
The sprawling site in Yavne, Israel, once produced half a million gallons of wine a year and exported it around the ancient world.
Inside The Brutal History Of Indigenous Residential Schools In Canada
From 1883 to 1996, nearly 150,000 Indigenous children were forcibly taken away from their parents and sent to Canadian residential schools where they faced horrific abuse.
New Moth Species Discovered In Madagascar Has The Longest Tongue Of Any Insect
The moth, called "xanthopan praedicta," or "Wallace's sphinx moth," has a tongue that stretches nearly one foot long.
Inside The World War II Rescue That Made JFK A Hero Long Before He Was Elected President
When John F. Kennedy’s torpedo boat was sunk by a Japanese destroyer in 1943, he saved his crew in dramatic fashion, earning both the Navy and Marine Corps Medal and the Purple Heart.
Is The Mystery Of The Zodiac Killer Solved? A Group Of Sleuths Say They’ve Closed The Case
The Case Breakers — a group of former cops, military intelligence officers, and journalists — have identified Gary Francis Poste as the Zodiac Killer.
The True Story Of The 1899 Newsboy Strike That Saw Newsies Take On Publishing Tycoons — And Win
The newsboy strike of 1899 pitted poor newsies as young as seven against millionaire newspaper moguls William Randolph Hearst and Joseph Pulitzer in a battle over fair wages.
Squamish Nation Plans Ultra-Dense, Carbon-Zero Development On Reservation Land In Downtown Vancouver
The Squamish Nation expects that Senakw will provide a revenue of up to $10 billion and provide housing for Indigenous Canadians.