Lists, History

10 Strange Facts About Hot Air Balloons

Joy Lanzendorfer

Oddities from the oldest form of human flight.

7 Things Historical Women Wore Under Their Skirts

Therese Oneill

A brief history!

6 Wild Women of the Wild West

Miss Cellania

22 Odd Ads From National Geographic Magazine in the 1910s

Lucas Reilly

If you think the products advertised today are dangerous or wacky, check out what National Geographic was peddling in the 1910s.

14 Wonderful Vintage Canadian Propaganda Posters

Jill Harness

In honor of the Canadian men and women who bravely served during WWI, here are 14 fantastic wartime propaganda posters.

30 Vintage Photos of People Having Fun at the Beach

Jill Harness

While some people celebrate summer with pool parties and backyard barbecues, others associate summertime with the cool waves and warm sand found only at the beach.

Where Are They Now? 8 Things That Terrified Us in the '90s

Matt Soniak

Let's catch up with things that scared us 20 years ago, but don’t get the attention they once did.

6 Inventors Killed by Their Own Inventions

Erin McCarthy

Sometimes brilliance comes with a price.

15 Historical Brother vs. Brother Matchups

Alex French

For as long as there have been brothers, brothers have been battling each other. In honor of the Harbowl, here's our incomplete guide to sibling rivalries.

9 Historical Methods of Detecting Pregnancy

Linda Rodriguez McRobbie

Before home pregnancy tests, the most reliable test was just to wait and see. But women still wanted to know as early as possible whether or not they were harboring a tiny human.