In the 1950s, a major American city was seized by a bizarre episode of mass hysteria. What caused it, and what does it mean?
A chronicle of grape harvest dates compiled by a German academic paints an incredible 1000-year tapestry of environmental history.
On May 14, 1973, America launched the first space station. Few remember it now.
One of the most terrifying episodes in the history of humans' relationship with sharks occurred one sweltering summer during World War I.
Hawaiian legend speaks of a race of dwarves who once lived in the islands, but later vanished. Are these legends rooted in historical fact?
The incredible story of the woman who shilled for Hitler. Was she coerced, or a true believer?
America's first manned space flight lasted a quarter of an hour. A decade later, the astronaut who made that flight walked on the Moon.