America's seafaring history is as old and diverse as the nation itself. Nevertheless, a sampling of historians and museum curators enthusiastically agreed to tackle the question: What has been America's greatest achievement at sea? Their responses are as diverse as the sea itself.FULL STORY
Not only do tourists visit battlefields and war camps, but also rumored sightings of visitors from the other world.FULL STORY
Margaret Thatcher, born on this date in 1925, served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1979 to 1990. The most important British event during her leadership years - perhaps the signal event of her political career - was the Falklands War, from April to June of 1982. Thatcher found her stride during the conflict.FULL STORY
The Executive Mansion isn't just home to the First Family. It's also home to a variety of...ghosts.FULL STORY
High above the charred French field, the battered Sopwith violently maneuvers amid the building cloud cover trying to shake the Fokker.FULL STORY
One established enduring political institutions, the other plunged into violence and terror. Why did the American and French revolutions turn out so differently?FULL STORY
A lawyer is putting up a memorial in honor of a legendary heroine who deliberately infected Nazi soldiers with STDs in revenge for her own rape.FULL STORY
'The World at War,' a 26-part TV series about the Second World War, debuted on this date in 1973 in Britain. It’s the greatest television documentary ever made.FULL STORY
Isaac Newton Lewis, born on October 12, 1858, in Pennsylvania, built the innovative Lewis Gun in 1911. European countries bought the weapon by the truckload. Percentage of British machine guns in 1914 that were Lewis-designed: 3. Percentage in 1916: 65. The man knew what he was doing. Oddly, the U.S. Army didn’t seem to think so.FULL STORY
It was David's first time firing a gun, and it might be David's last time firing a gun. Timber!FULL STORY
Was he murdered? Meriwether Lewis, co-leader of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, died 205 years ago in the Tennessee wilderness. He was 35. He probably committed suicide, say most historians and close observers, but dissenting voices can be heard.FULL STORY
These numbers on ISIS and Operation Inherent Resolve, the mission to destroy ISIS, will absolutely shock you.FULL STORY
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