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Elizabeth Blackwell: America's First Female Doctor

January 21, 2019

Elizabeth Blackwell was born in 1821 in England. Her family was affluent and she was educated by private tutors. When Elizabeth was eleven, her family fell on hard...

Susan B. Anthony

January 15, 2019

Photograph of Susan B. Anthony. Source: (Universal History Archive/UIG via Getty images) Susan B. Anthony – The BeginningSusan B. Anthony was born on February 15, 1820, in Adams, Massachusetts. Her fa...

Florence Nightingale - The Lady With The Lamp

December 30, 2018

Illustration of Florence Nightingale at work. Florence Nightingale, known as the Lady of the Lamp, assists a patient. Nightingale was a nurse, hospital reformer, and philant...

Louis Pasteur, The Hero And Legend

December 1, 2018

Louis Pasteur (Dole, 1822-Marnes-la-Coquette, 1895), French chemist, biologist, and microbiologist, in his laboratory. Painting by Albert Edelfelt (1854-1905), 1885, detail. Paris, Mus...

Capital Punishment: How It Worked. 

April 1, 2017

Death Penalty, also known as Capital Punishment is a sentence or punishment of death for individuals who have been convicted of crimes of treason, terrorism, espionage, federal mur...

Photos Taken Right Before Tragic Moments In History

March 25, 2017

We often get to see the aftermath of many tragedies, because it's far easier to see it after it happened than seconds before, or even while it's happening. Well we've co...

WW2 Photos They Never Show In History Books

March 16, 2017

Resilient London Bridge World War Two was one of the most trying times in the history of mankind, and almost 72 years later, it is still being talked and written about. However,...

Rare Photos Reveal A Different Side To History Than You...

March 15, 2017

The world has a pretty colorful history. It has seen both incredible beauty as well as indescribable horrors. These things come manifest as wars, peace treaties, ...

Rare Photos Reveal The Scandalous History Of Las Vegas

March 14, 2017

Today, we all know Vegas to be one of the best party cities and entertainment capitals of the world. But do you know how this amazing city came to be? Do you know who...

America's Sweethearts Of the Past

March 11, 2017

Over the years, there have been more than a few women that America has fallen in love with. Some of them have been officially labeled as 'America's Sweethearts', while others have just wo...

Rare Photos Reveal The Most Powerful (And Entertaining)...

March 6, 2017

Thanks to the many brilliant minds in history, we are able to have many modern comforts today. Can you imagine what life would be like without wheels, refrigerati...

WWII Shower Methods 

February 27, 2017

The grit and crime of war is not just evident on the bodies that lay sprawled out in the open, but in the dirt and mess that was also left on the minds and hands of soldiers. Shower time during W...

How WWI Was Fought From The Sea

February 27, 2017

Although World War I was fought on land and in the air, the Naval presence at sea was largely credited for Britain’s victory. When the war started in 1914, the British Navy was the most...

Virginia Hall: Professional US Spy

February 27, 2017

Virginia Hall Goillot MBE was born on April 6, 1906 in Baltimore, Maryland and like most young persons her age at the time, wanted to make some contribution to the ongoing internatio...

Working Women Of WWI

February 26, 2017

Women’s role in society has attempted to be defined in so many different ways for so many years. Every time a new definition of a woman’s role comes about, it is challenged by women who go above a...

World War II Military Slang 

February 26, 2017

Similar to how babies have their own language, soldiers in the military have created their own line of communication. Slang changes with the time and its no different in the military. The...

Animals Who Went To War (WWI)

February 26, 2017

In addition to the 65 million men who served in World War One, 16 million animals joined them. These animals aided in saving lives and offering comfort in the worst conditions. Whether th...

How Coffins Saved Lives During WWII

February 25, 2017

In most countries around the world, one of the major symbols of death is a coffin. It is seen as a resting spot for the bodies of the deceased before they are buried in the ground. ...

Infamous Last Words From The Most Iconic People In Hist...

February 25, 2017

Ever heard of the phrase “famous last words”? Well these celebrities may not know it, but some of their last words were pretty telling. In fact, some of them ...

Abraham Lincoln through the years

February 25, 2017

Abraham Lincoln was born on February 12, 1809, in a one-room, wooden cabin at Sinking Spring Farm in Hodgenville, Kentucky. Abraham was the second child of his parents Thomas Lincoln ...

Now And Then - WW2 Edition

February 25, 2017

World War II was a time of great unrest and uncertainty , soldiers roamed the streets of cities at war , casualties bodies laid out on open streets and fear remained in the hearts of those who o...

Vintage Photos Of Alaskan Settlers

February 25, 2017

When you think of Alaska, Russia may not be the first thing that comes to mind. Thousands of years ago, Paleolithic people moved into Alaska from the Bering Land Bridge, and continue...

What You Didn't Know About Leo Da Vinci

February 24, 2017

You may know Leonardo da Vinci as the artist who painted the “Mona Lisa” and “The Last Supper”. You may also know that he was a product of the Renaissance era and was a renowned...

Historic Moments Photographed For The First Time Ever

February 22, 2017

In a world where you can just pick up your phone and take a picture, it is hard to imagine a time when photographs didn’t exist. The idea of a device capable of ca...

The Broken Faces Of WWI 

February 22, 2017

Over 11 million military personnel lost their lives in battle during World War I and almost double that amount were wounded. Many ex-soldiers were forced to live with a face that they didn’t ...

Vintage Daredevil Stunts

February 22, 2017

Entertainment has always featured risky behavior, the riskier, the better and the more enthralled the audience seemed to be. Daredevils represent a certain need in all of us to push the bounda...

Photos That Capture The Native American Lifestyle From ...

February 22, 2017

Before they were marginalised by European settlers, Native Americans had a vibrant culture. It is believed that up to six-hundred tribes occupied the country ...