The painting is by celebrated war artist Charles Pears.
You might have heard of pirates having a peg leg, but have you ever seen a prosthetic big toe handcrafted out of wood? In what is likely to be one of the oldest prosthetic finds in human history, Swi...
"Confronting the legacy of racial terror."
In modern-day society, we value cats for their grumpiness, the way they resent everything we try to do for them, and the fact they only want our attention when we've finally fallen asleep. But in anci...
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The history of lynching and racial terror in America is the focus of an ambitious new project launched Tuesday by Google, in partnership with the Equal Justice Initiative. Google has helped create a n...
In the 1880s the Illustrated Police News was voted the worst of the worst.
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Fortune was writing detective stories before Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
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Generation Z refers to individuals born during the mid-1990s and early '00s often billed as the generation most likely to fully embrace gender fluidity. According to one report, around 56 percent of t...
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So believes historian Rutger Bregman.
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Hieroglyphics just never seem to get old.
A scientific study of human bones excavated from a deserted village in North Yorkshire has thrown light on the suggestion that Medieval people believed corpses could rise from their graves. The remain...
Many of her achievements were shadowed by a murder trial involving her co-pilot.
There is very little recorded history on Yasuke, the young African man believed to be Japan's first black samurai, but his story may soon be told on the silver screen. Lionsgate has asked screenwriter...