Most early Mars expedition plans made little mention of potential martian resources. Apart from using the martian atmosphere to slow the crew lander for landing, Mars spacecraft generally depended little on materials or conditions peculiar to the pla
This is a documentary of "Wings of Russia" studio about history of development of Russian Aviation.
Garry Kasparov, former World Chess Champion and possibly the greatest chess player of all time, thinks the U.S. has become complacent when it comes to innovation.
Watergate Judge Sirica aided the prosecution in pursuing the White House connection to the Democratic headquarters break-in by providing the special prosecutor information from a probation report in which one of the burglars said he was acting
20 pages of Williams’ original thoughts on one of the major theological issues of the day: infant baptism. Williams also weighed in on the conversion of Native Americans, implying it was being achieved through treachery and coercion,
Learn real history and economics in your car. Ask questions of the experts. Become a ferocious debater.
Would Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin even had a moon to walk on if the United States had its way in the 1950s?
As Congress considers across-the-board defense cuts, let's call on the wisdom of Dwight Eisenhower, the last general to become president of the US.
The interview below with Osama bin Laden was conducted by the Karachi, Pakistan, daily newspaper, Ummat, and published on September 28, 2001, 17 days after the alleged, but unsubstantiated, al Qaeda attack of September 11, 2001, on the World Trade Ce
In the case of Egypt, people listened and obeyed − at least, as much as they did − because Pharaoh was, in theory, a god.
The Beatles' audition tape famously rejected by a record executive in 1962 has finally been uncovered after 50 years.
Forget Thanksgiving turkey, fellowship, and football; for a lot of shoppers, Black Friday is the week’s truly notable holiday.
The Department of Transportation's Federal Highway Commission has released the latest report on Traffic Volume Trends, data through September.
Over the past 88 years, the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade has become an irreplaceable staple of Thanksgiving festivities.
Relax doomsayers, the Maya people did not really mark their calendar for the end of the world on December 21, 2012.
On the 49th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, among the glaring issues that cry out for explanation is the multiple delivery of Kennedy’s body to the Bethesda morgue on the evening of the assassination.
Instead of cruising news feeds on your smartphone to learn about the latest technology, what if you had to wait years for the fair to come to town? For almost 150 years, that’s exactly how innovation came to much of the global public via the World’s
. Huang-Di then begins his unification of China and is also credited with being a culture-hero, having brought traditional Chinese Medicine (including acupuncture) to the country. His wife taught the Chinese how to make silk. (this is consistent othe
Today, 3 Israelis were killed as a result of rocket fire from Gaza.
How do you make a train more awesome?
A courageous act of civil disobedience.
The current sex scandal involving the C.I.A., the F.B.I., the military, and possibly several private citizens isn’t the first in Washington, but it has some things in common with the huge scandal that hit Alexander Hamilton more than 200 years ago.
From iron to superconductors, materials' greatest hits.
In the decades between Columbus' discovery of America and the Mayflower landing at Plymouth Rock, the most devastating plague in human history raced up the East Coast of America. Just two years before the pilgrims started the tape recorder on New E
Remembering those millions of young men whose lives were cruelly taken away from them by the imperialist warmongers who waged the First World War. The song is "The Band Played Waltzing Matilda" by Shane McGowan.