The First World War was an unprecedented catastrophe that shaped our modern world. Erik Sass is covering the events of the war exactly 100 years after they happened. This is the 188th installment in the series.... READ ON
We're covering the events of World War I exactly 100 years later.... READ ON
Hungarian brothers László and György Bíró are credited with inventing the pen we still use today.... READ ON
In his engrossing new book, The Billion Dollar Spy, David E. Hoffman takes readers into the CIA’s Moscow station during the Cold War, telling the astonishing story of how spies recruited agents, and what happened when things went wrong.... READ ON
Historically, the United States has planned to go to war with just about everyone. Here are a few of the more bizarre plans, from history and today.... READ ON
Erik Sass is covering the events of World War I exactly 100 years later.... READ ON
Had the police known there was barbed wire hidden in the floral arrangements, things might have gone a little differently.... READ ON
The little plastic bit on the end of your shoelace is called an aglet.