By modern spacecraft standards Sputnik 1 was extremely basic, but it marked the start of the Space Race between the Soviet Union and the United States.
You may think being at the bottom of the world would be safe. Just keep an eye on sharp objects if a chess game goes sideways.
Need to find some drugs or a lost person or maybe a hidden weapon? We have the device just for you.
Who doesn't love a festive event with games, food, drinks and ... a deadly train collision that had been purposefully designed?
Rumor had it that a particular alligator had been a pet when it lived in Berlin, but that's probably not true.
If you've ever wondered about those funny little trucks used to deliver the mail, Stephen and Myke have you covered in this episode. Just be sure to bring a fire extinguisher...
In December 1917, two ships collided in Halifax Harbor. The resulting explosion killed over 1,600 people, injured another 9,000 and leveled everything within a 1.6 mile radius.
After decades of false starts, in 1971 the United Kingdom moved to a decimalized monetary system. Leading up to the change, banks had to take on massive amounts of work and people across the country had to get used to new coins and updated prices for goods.
During World War I and II, the U.S. and Royal Navies turned to camouflage as a way to protect their ships and planes. One such method was a little more ... exciting than the others.
On January 28, 1986 the space shuttle Challenger broke up after launch, killing seven crew members, including one school teacher.