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