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Felix Hoffmann Invented A Painkiller, Aspirin, But Then Also Synthesized A Plain Killer, Heroin

Felix Hoffmann Invented A Painkiller, Aspirin, But Then Also Synthesized A Plain Killer, Heroin

Determined to alleviate his father's arthritis, Felix Hoffmann made a pain reliever that was safe for everyday use. But then he synthesized something far more potent.
A 500-Year-Old Skeleton Wearing Thigh-High Leather Boots Was Unearthed In London

A 500-Year-Old Skeleton Wearing Thigh-High Leather Boots Was Unearthed In London

Leather was a highly-valuable material during the Tudor era in the U.K., which makes this discovery all the more unusual.
Comedian Harry Einstein Collapsed And Died On Stage — And The Audience Thought It Was A Joke

Comedian Harry Einstein Collapsed And Died On Stage — And The Audience Thought It Was A Joke

Einstein had just finished honoring his friends Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz in front of a live audience when he collapsed of a massive heart attack onstage.
8 Norse Gods With Stories You’ll Never Learn In School

8 Norse Gods With Stories You’ll Never Learn In School

Whether Odin, Frigg, Thor, Balder, or Freyja, these Norse gods boast tales that are far more outrageous than you ever realized.
These 55 90s Pictures Perfectly Capture The End Of The 20th Century

These 55 90s Pictures Perfectly Capture The End Of The 20th Century

Feast your eyes on these 90s pictures, relics of a simpler time, when people genuinely thought that a Y2K bug would end the world.
This Week In History News, Nov. 25 – Dec. 1

This Week In History News, Nov. 25 – Dec. 1

Cambodian genocide perpetrators brought to justice, ancient Trojan city uncovered in Greece, erotic Roman fresco found in Pompeii.
33 British Royal Family Photos Of The Monarchy Being Weirdly Normal

33 British Royal Family Photos Of The Monarchy Being Weirdly Normal

The British royals have tons of strict rules they must follow — but that doesn't mean they don't goof off every once in a while.
Uzbekistan’s Tashkent Metro: 33 Never-Before-Seen Photos Of The World’s Most Incredible Subway

Uzbekistan’s Tashkent Metro: 33 Never-Before-Seen Photos Of The World’s Most Incredible Subway

A decades-old ban on photography at Tashkent's metro kept its opulent halls hidden from the public — until now.
This Mystery Surrounding The Ancient Chinese Pyramids Has Just Been Solved

This Mystery Surrounding The Ancient Chinese Pyramids Has Just Been Solved

Researchers thought that human error might have been the cause for the pyramids' odd alignment, but new evidence suggests otherwise.
In The Future, The Earth Might Be Just One Giant Continent, Experts Predict

In The Future, The Earth Might Be Just One Giant Continent, Experts Predict

Researchers have come up with four potential constructions of the next supercontinent, but which of these scenarios is the likeliest depends on who you ask.
Oklahoma Fears Collapse As Supreme Court Decides Whether To Return Half Its Land To The Cherokee

Oklahoma Fears Collapse As Supreme Court Decides Whether To Return Half Its Land To The Cherokee

How one murder case from 2004 could result in the most significant restoration of tribal jurisdiction over Native American land in U.S. history.