The Field Museum in Chicago is currently showing an exhibition that explores the 5,000-year-old history of tattooing across the globe. It's also literally bringing ink to the museum world in the form of a pop-up tattoo shop.
Newgrounds.com taught me to think critically about the world around me.
"I don't like living in a concrete building, so this is ideal for me. This is home."
The site of historic moments in queer cinema and queer rights alike, San Francisco's Castro Theatre is one of a kind.
Before Hillary Clinton became a presidential candidate, secretary of state, or New York senator, she was one of the most controversial first ladies of the 20th century.
On an all new episode of ABANDONED, Rick drives down the historic highway to count the closed businesses and see what, if anything, is left.
Oct 7, 2016
"I'm convinced from the presented sources that Hitler himself wrote this short text or gave at least the basic information to an editor."
A quick chat with Alexei Sayle about the art movement's enduring effect on culture.
One night in 1951, Romanian soldiers woke up my grandmother and put her on a train to a barren plain on the other side of her country.
On this episode, the rapper gets together with some famous friends to smoke weed and figure out if America's founding fathers had an extra-terrestrial hand in mapping out the country.
It was 1968, and the feds were really starting to freak out about drug use in America.
The genetic study helps show that the ancestors of today's aboriginals came here about 58,000 years ago.
Liberal, Missouri, was founded to be an atheist oasis in Bible country. But today, you'd never know it.
We spoke with Ed Berenson, author of The Statue of Liberty: A Transatlantic Story, about the little-known origins of the iconic statue in New York Harbor.
In 1958, at the height of the Cold War, the Air Force thought that exploding a nuclear device on the moon would inspire America and show the Russians who was boss.
There was dueling, wrestling, traditional war dances, and when it ended, they all dined in hell together.
FOX's The Swan chronicled 16 women as they underwent extensive plastic surgery and weeks of intensive therapy. Over a decade later, the key players involved with the reality TV show look back at what made the show so particularly surreal.
Aug 30, 2016
Slowly but surely, "The Great War" on YouTube is becoming the most expansive repository of World War I knowledge ever produced.
Photographer Vali Pană captured the city right after the fall of Communism.
Why would anyone want to drive a decommissioned tank around the countryside of what used to be East Germany? Why not?
As I traveled the nation for VICE, I saw some Americans yearning for a time that had long since passed, a time that they barely understood, a time that was defined by white supremacy.
The story of how LGBTQ people came to find and value their own history is one of subversion, secret societies, and hard-fought battles toward equality.
Homer Sykes's legendary 1977 photo book Once A Year offered a rare and unsneering glimpse into the folk customs of British communities.
I talked to author John Strausbaugh about his new book, which details how "New York was arguably the most pro-South, pro-slavery city in the North," during the Civil War.