Tagged With History

Here's what Memorial Day weekend has looked like since it became an official holiday in 1971

Inside the luxurious department store founded by one of the most important figures in Mormon history

15 vintage photos of the American Mafia that show their lasting legacy

THEN AND NOW: What life was like in 7 American towns before they were abandoned

How schools have changed over the last 80 years

These rare historical photos of famous people were digitally coloured, and the results are stunning

Norwegian scientists are accusing a harness-wearing beluga whale of being a spy — here are 14 other animals allegedly trained for espionage

13 vintage photos of the auto industry during America's first auto boom

The most popular dance the year you were born

13 vintage photos of shopping catalogues, the early version of online shopping

How to clear your browsing history on an iPad in three different ways

Ancestry.com apologised for a commercial featuring what appears to be an enslaved black woman running away with a white man

8 famous buildings around the world that were rebuilt after devastating events

20 products you won't believe were created the same year

The stunningly detailed re-creation of Notre-Dame Cathedral in an 'Assassin’s Creed' game could help with the rebuilding efforts. Here's what it looks like up close.

7 historical figures that are plagued by wild conspiracy theories

All the priceless artifacts inside Notre-Dame that firefighters battled to save from the devastating fire

7 phrases you didn't realise have sexist meanings

42 secrets you never knew about the Titanic and the people aboard it

An artist spent 3,000 hours colorizing vintage black and white photos of celebrities, and the results are stunning