Centuries-Old Sea Captain Diaries Are Confirming Modern Climate Science
Whalers voyaged to locations far beyond established sea lanes, which means their logbooks are filled with rare and valuable weather observations.
The First Lesbian Porn and 10 Other Revealing Artifacts from Lesbian History
The Lesbian Herstory Archives also include a Japanese "dyketionary" and a diary documenting what it was like to be queer in 1950's small-town Ohio.
Some Asian Governments Claim LGBTQ Culture Is a Western Invention: Here’s Why That’s Garbage
From androgynous priests in Malaysia, to cross-dressing mediums in Vietnam, Asia has a proud tradition of gender-defying ritualism stretching back thousands of years.
This Ancient Prince's Tomb Was Found Between a Pub and a Supermarket
Scientists unveil new insights about the 6th century 'Prince of Prittlewell.'
How ‘Bluelight’ Became a Life-Saving Encyclopedia for Drug Info
The internet's largest forum for drug discussion started life in the 90s as a message board called "MDMA Clearinghouse."
The Bizarre History of Trying to Design Cars for Women
After decades of the auto industry reducing women's needs to the color pink, a team of women designers at Volvo attempted to design a concept car that women would actually want to drive.
The ‘Reog’ Dance Proves Homosexuality Is an Ancient Tradition in Indonesia
The dance, which tells an intimate love story between two male characters, was created all the way in the 15th century.
Company That Owns Krispy Kreme Pledges $11 Million to Charity After Nazi Past Revealed
Younger members of the Reimann family, which runs JAB holdings, were "ashamed" by what a historian found in their family tree.
The Runner Who Hid Her Gender to Be the First Woman in the Boston Marathon
When 20-year-old Kathrine Switzer bucked the Boston Marathon's rules in order to compete, a man tried to physically remove her from the race.
The ‘Men’s Liberation’ Movement Time Forgot
Nowadays, the Men’s Rights movement runs the gamut from incels to red pillers, but in the 1970s, men's libbers looked something like… feminists?
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The Holocaust Prisoners Who Risked Their Lives to Sneak Evidence from Concentration Camps
It's the story of men and women who enlightened the world as to what was happening in the extermination camps.
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A Tattoo Kit Made From Human Bones Has Been Dated at 2,700 Years Old
The lead archaeologists behind the discovery says the tools would have been "a lot more painful."