The 1883 Krakatoa Eruption: The Explosion Heard Round The World And The Loudest Sound Ever
The earthquakes, weather events, and tsunamis caused by the Krakatoa eruption of 1883 were felt even thousands of miles away.
Cochise: The Legendary Apache Leader Who Fought For Tribal Freedom
Cochise fought for the freedom of his people, but Union betrayal, a looming Civil War and depleted resources kept him from achieving true liberation for the Apache people.
Inside The Magical Mind Of Charles Perrault, The Father Of Fairytales Like Cinderella
The evergreen stories written by Charles Perrault are still told to children today as they're tucked into bed at night.
Meet California’s Methuselah Tree, The Oldest Tree In The World
The Methuselah tree is so well protected as the oldest tree in the world that its location has remained unknown to the public since its discovery in 1957.
Meet Stephen Wiltshire: An Autistic Artist Who Can Draw Entire Cities From Memory
Diagnosed with autism, Stephen Wiltshire was nonverbal until age seven. Now, he draws entire cities from memory.
Meet “Squeaky” Fromme, The Charles Manson Acolyte Who Tried To Kill A President
Lynette Fromme joined Manson’s cult as a homeless teenager — and eventually tried to kill Gerald Ford.
Simon Wiesenthal: The Badass Holocaust Survivor-Turned-Nazi Hunter
With his extensive list of Nazi criminals, Simon Wiesenthal made sure that all who had wronged him and his fellow Jews during the Holocaust got what was coming to them.
Who Was Sarah Winchester? The Story Of The Troubled Woman Behind The Winchester Mystery House
Her husband made a vast fortune from guns. Sarah Winchester would spend her life trying to run from the angry spirits that sought revenge for her blood money.
Howard Carter: The Man Who Discovered The “Wonderful Things” In King Tutankhamun’s Tomb
In 1922, archaeologist Howard Carter made the discovery of a lifetime, but it was also the decades he spent excavating in Egypt that changed the field — and the world — forever.
“The Falling Man”: Inside The 9/11 Photo So Gruesome Newspapers Could Only Publish It Once
"The Falling Man" is one of the most iconic pictures from the September 11th terrorist attacks, but little is known about its tragic subject.