Suburban teenage ennui, heavy metal, psychedelics, Satan and the almost inevitable murder that followed, in mid-’80s Long Island.
Dr. William Halsted’s life might have looked perfect — on paper.
His Mongol armies are usually portrayed as murderous conquerors. We might have it all wrong.
Reading about this procedure will break your heart, but it saved mothers’ lives.
This ancient game of soccer-meets-basketball saw losers being sacrificed to the gods.
Getting Europeans interested in American football is more complicated than playing it. Just ask Andrew Luck’s dad.
A handful of ’80s football specialists kicked the ball against the grain — and barefoot.
The year 1978 proved a seismic one for the Roman Catholic Church, with two changes of direction and three pontiffs.
How did this great political visionary get so blindsided?
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In the late 19th century, American manufacturers hopped over the border after a U.S.–instigated tariff battle.
Desperate athletes sought quick fixes; many said DMSO saved them.
Donald Trump and Mark Zuckerberg are not the only leading male figures to make a habit of rating women.
Cold-blooded killer Joe Watts was never even made.
Or, how a charlatan breached basic medical ethics and put millions of women’s lives at risk.
Edward Page Mitchell wrote about a time machine and invisible man long before H.G. Wells.
Anti-Nazi artist John Heartfield created memes as we know them today.