The magazine has named the most newsworthy subjects annually for the past century, with a few surprises.
in the 1980s, Springfield was home to a subterranean labyrinth made up of cheese wheels.
Failing to appear can mean a fine, jail time, or being forced to write an essay about the importance of serving.
With more twins being born than ever, it should be no surprise that a handful have royal blood. In Europe, four ruling families of Europe currently have a set of twins.
Voters in the U.S. may head to the polls on Tuesdays, but the rest of the world prefers to save its votes for Sunday.
The theremin—a spooky instrument that scored the biggest sci-fi films of the 1950s—was invented by accident.
The USPS will soon be on its way with more government-issued at-home COVID test kits. Here’s how to make sure they stop at your door.
Suggestive lyrics from bands like Twisted Sister led to the 1985 Parents Music Resource Center Senate hearing on whether musicians should be allowed to rock without parental supervision.
In the 1950s, American counterinsurgents decided to play into Philippine folklore by orchestrating a deadly 'vampire' attack.
In the coming decades, five princesses are expected to ascend the thrones of Belgium, the Netherlands, Norway, Spain, and Sweden.
One of the most fascinating figures to ever live was born 246 years ago.
He’s best remembered for saying “Give me liberty or give me death,” but did Henry actually utter those words?
Back in 1919, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. sort of made it seem like it was against the law to yell “fire“ while in a crowded theater, so we understand if you’re confused.
One Founding Father thought we were celebrating on the wrong day, but that hasn’t stopped Americans from pulling out all the stops on July 4.
No, spies aren't all focused on national security. Yes, the CIA did deploy a mission called Operation Acoustic Kitty.
If you've always wanted to live in a lighthouse, now is your chance.
America’s greatest physicists assembled under the Manhattan Project to create the deadliest weapon the world had ever seen—an atomic bomb.
From serving in the Iraq War to becoming the first U.S. senator to give birth in office, Tammy Duckworth has an impressive history of overcoming adversity with grit and humor.
The peculiar sub had wheels and other innovative features.
From Lyndon B. Johnson to Joe Biden, presidents can get neither fast nor furious behind the wheel.
Controversy over red dye no. 3 could soon spill over into the candy aisle.
Jimmy Carter, the 39th president of the United States, was one of the most esteemed humanitarians ever to hold the office. He was also once chased by a wild rabbit.