Recent Posts
Why Idi Amin Dada, ‘The Butcher Of Uganda,’ Should Be Remembered With History’s Worst Despots

Why Idi Amin Dada, ‘The Butcher Of Uganda,’ Should Be Remembered With History’s Worst Despots

Meet Idi Amin Dada, the cannibalistic dictator who expelled Uganda’s 50,000 Asians and slaughtered up to 500,000 Africans.
Inside The Uncontacted Awá-Guajá Tribe, Earth’s Most Threatened Indigenous Group

Inside The Uncontacted Awá-Guajá Tribe, Earth’s Most Threatened Indigenous Group

Only 100 or so members of the Awá-Guajá tribe remain within the deepest reaches of the Amazon today.
Inside The Cement Tube Homes That Might Be The Future Of Hong Kong’s Housing

Inside The Cement Tube Homes That Might Be The Future Of Hong Kong’s Housing

Plagued by overcrowding, Hong Kong has been exploring creative options to accommodate its burgeoning population. One such option? A retrofitted cement water pipe called an OPod.
The Complete, Unadulterated History Of 1969’s Woodstock Music Festival

The Complete, Unadulterated History Of 1969’s Woodstock Music Festival

Fifty years ago this summer, half a million hippies, beatniks, and long hairs descended upon upstate New York for a three-day music festival. The world would never be the same.
California Governor Gavin Newsom Issues Formal Apology For State’s Role In Native American Genocide

California Governor Gavin Newsom Issues Formal Apology For State’s Role In Native American Genocide

With a California Indian Heritage Center, public apology, an executive order that codifies it, and a Truth and Healing Council to follow — Governor Newsom is making strides to make amends for the state's "dark history."
A Massive Hail Storm Buried Mexico In A Layer Of Ice — In June

A Massive Hail Storm Buried Mexico In A Layer Of Ice — In June

Over three feet of hail fell onto the unsuspecting town of Guadalajara in Mexico — and many are pointing the finger at climate change.
Remains Of 30 WWII Service Members From The Bloody Battle Of Tarawa Uncovered In The Pacific

Remains Of 30 WWII Service Members From The Bloody Battle Of Tarawa Uncovered In The Pacific

In 1949, the military told 500 families that the bodies of their loved ones were still on the island of Betio in the Tarawa atoll, and couldn't be recovered. That never sat well with Human Flight president Mark Noah.
How 10050 Cielo Drive Went From Peaceful Dream Home To Manson Family Murder Scene

How 10050 Cielo Drive Went From Peaceful Dream Home To Manson Family Murder Scene

Once a tranquil getaway for Hollywood elite, 10050 Cielo Drive became infamous for the 1969 murders of Sharon Tate and four others.
Hundreds Of ‘Extinct’ Creatures Found In Honduras’ ‘Lost City Of The Monkey God’

Hundreds Of ‘Extinct’ Creatures Found In Honduras’ ‘Lost City Of The Monkey God’

Conservation International's Rapid Assessment Program spent three weeks traversing the thick rainforests of Honduras, discovering and documenting hundreds of species. Some are entirely new to science.
Taiwan’s Rainbow Village Is A Testament To The Power Of Art

Taiwan’s Rainbow Village Is A Testament To The Power Of Art

When the local government in Taiwan threatened to demolish Huang Yung-Fu's home, he began painting — and created the world-famous Rainbow Village.
Japanese Scientists Crack Mystery Of The Nazca Lines

Japanese Scientists Crack Mystery Of The Nazca Lines

Scientists were able to re-identify 16 bird geoglyphs from Peru’s mysterious Nazca lines. One drawing that was previously thought to be a hummingbird has been re-classified as a hermit.