Robert F. Kennedy Jr. goes on the record stating that he does not believe in the Warren Commission's Lone Gunman Theory of the murder of his uncle, President John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963. Neither did his father, nor his aunt,
On the night of April 18, 1775, 700 British soldiers marched through the night and into the morning of the 19th, on their way to confiscate and destroy American guns and military supplies in Concord, Massachusetts.
At a campaign event in Lebanon, Virginia in 2008, then-Senator Barack Obama said that he will not take Americans' guns away.
Despite their modern-day diversity of language, lifestyle, and religion, Europe's widespread Romani population shares a common, if complex, past. It all began in northwestern India about 1,500 years ago, according to a study reported on December 6th
Predicting the future is hard, but that doesn’t stop us from trying. We’re Wired, after all.
The tests were carried out in waters around New Caledonia and Auckland during the Second World War and showed that the weapon was feasible and a series of 10 large offshore blasts could potentially create a 33-foot tsunami.
While on his death bed, the brilliant Indian mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan cryptically wrote down functions he said came to him in dreams, with a hunch about how they behaved. Now 100 years later, researchers say they've proved he was right.
Document that shows agency kept track of intimate details about actress
The Petersen Automotive Museum on Wilshire Boulevard in Los Angeles has been open since 1994, but it was not until this month that the public had access to its most interesting part: "the vault."
Peter Kirstein is the man who put the Queen of England on the internet. In 1976.
“I am a witness to history. “I cannot tell you that Hitler took Austria by tanks and guns; it would distort history. “We voted him in.”
Christmas is a time of traditions. If you have found time in the rush before Christmas to decorate a tree, you are sharing in a relatively new tradition. Although the Christmas tree has ancient roots, at the beginning of the 20th century only 1 in 5
One of the highlights of the Windsor Concurs d’Elegance that we featured here a few months ago was the extraordinary 1924/35 Rolls Royce Jonckheere Aerodynamic Coupe, now owned by the Petersen Museum in California.
The Rothschild dynasty is, without a doubt, the pioneer of international finance.
Today's marvelous, over-the-top holiday light displays prove that we've come a long way since the days of hanging candles on a tree.
From sunken steamboats to a millennium-old map engraved in rock, the drought-drained rivers of the nation's midsection are offering a rare and fleeting glimpse into years gone by.
The way Joe Woodland told it, he was the only one in the jury room who thought the guy was innocent.
Are you ready for the end of the world? View this survival checklist from 1953 Popular Science.
Remember MySpace Tom – Tom Anderson, the cofounder of MySpace, who was everyone's first friend on the site?
"History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce." -Karl Marx
Weren’t those the greatest of days if you were in the American spy game?
To speak of a 19th-century libertarian critique of fascism might seem anachronistic, since fascism is understood as a 20th-century phenomenon. But it did not spring from nothing, and the libertarians of the 19th century saw it in the making.
The Bath School disaster is the name given to 3 bombings in Bath Township, Michigan, on May 18, 1927, which killed 38 elementary school children, 2 teachers, and 4 other adults; at least 58 people were injured. The perpetrator killed his wife first,
In 1958, Senate Minority Leader William Knowland, his eye on the 1960 GOP nomination coveted by fellow Californian Richard Nixon, went home and declared for governor.
Gary Webb reported treasonous activities within the US govt relating to the Contra rebels and lost his life in a most unusual manner.
The Battle of Athens was an armed rebellion led by WWII veterans and citizens in Athens and Etowah, Tennessee, United States, against the tyrannical local government in August 1946.
December 10, 2012 – Japan’s surprise attack on Pearl Harbor 71 years ago this month was a “day that will live in infamy” according to US President Franklin Roosevelt.
“Anyone who embarks on a study of Abraham Lincoln … must first come to terms with the Lincoln myth.
Admiral Kimmel Testifies on Pearl Harbor
Oscar Niemeyer liked curves.