On May 22, 1856, Preston Brooks attacked Charles Sumner on the floor of the U.S. Senate, striking him repeatedly with a cane until he was unconscious.
Get out your maps! We're going to a mining town.
Or what's left of one, at least.
London to New York in three hours. Welcome to Concorde.
On November 24, 1971, a hijacker parachuted out of the back of a Boeing 727 and into the history books.
We find tinsel distracting.
Some claim the United States Navy was experimenting with electromagnetism in 1943. Stories say it rendered a ship invisible and teleported it over 200 miles.
Not everyone believes the planet beneath our feet is spherical. The groups have been around for centuries, and survive today, thanks to the Internet.
Are you ever concerned that a loved one may burst into flames in their sleep? You probably don't have to worry about spontaneous human combustion. Probably.
Republicans and Democrats have you down this election cycle? Why not consider a non-human candidate?
The Games of the III Olympiad were marred by exploitation, experimentation and a near-deadly marathon.