Futurist leaders considered pasta an “absurd Italian gastronomic religion” that went against the grain of fascism (literally).
WORLD WAR TWO
At the Citadel Museum in Germany, monuments to oppressive figures and regimes are displayed in a different context than what was originally intended.
As the United States plunged into the second World War, newspapers fought fake news amid fears of Nazi propaganda efforts.
Savage battles, atomic detonations, and shark attacks were just some of the events leading up to the end of World War II in August 1945. Here's a look back on the 75th anniversary of V-J Day.
Bat bombs, exploding rats, wind cannons, and a smelly spray were just some of the bizarre weapons invented during World War II.
The Bassins de Lumières in France uses the concrete walls of the former Nazi bunker as canvases for projected paintings.
Pearl Harbor prompted the White House to build a bomb shelter, and 9/11 might have prompted the construction of another.
In a talk show appearance in 1970, the famous filmmaker recalled how he found himself at a dinner party with the leader of the "minority party of nuts" known as the Nazis.
You can learn a lot about your family through genealogy, and you can’t hide from your past! (Especially if you’re on the cover of 'Playboy.')
Victory gardens were originally a way to supplement food supplies during World Wars I and II. Now, Americans are bringing them back in response to COVID-19 concerns.
The 2020 Tokyo Olympics have been postponed for a year due to the coronavirus outbreak, but it's not the first time the Summer or Winter Games have been nixed because of world events.
The underground bunker housed Britain’s last line of defense, a unit known as “Churchill’s secret army.”
In the 1940s, sisters Freddie and Truus Oversteegen used their unassuming profile as teenagers to ambush and kill Nazis in the Netherlands.
The artworks were seized by the Nazis after a Jewish lawyer fled his Parisian home in the early 1940s.
It makes sense that master filmmakers keep returning to old wars to tell new stories, as war movies have all the elements needed for a compelling tale. From medieval epics to modern thrillers, here are 25 of the best of them.
The location of lost Navy submarine the USS Grayback had been unknown for decades due to a translation error. After missing for 75 years, it's finally been discovered.
Bruce Campbell never expected to find some of World War II’s most important radio broadcasts buried in his cluttered basement.
Game pieces, sake bottles, and hundreds of ceramic pieces have been unearthed at the archaeological site.
Thomas Franklin Vaughns served his country twice, and has spent the rest of his life serving America’s youth.
Pearl Harbor's contributions to world history didn’t begin—or end—on December 7, 1941. From epic rock concerts to astronaut visits, the storied lagoon has seen quite a lot.
A week before Germany invaded Poland, Hitler organized and then called off a series of border skirmishes. This telegram shows that one Nazi didn’t get the memo.
Alan Turing, the World War II codebreaker whose life was spotlighted in the film 'The Imitation Game,' is being honored with a prominent spot on the Bank of England's £50 banknote.