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.
The Murderous History of Qatar's Most Common Dessert
The origin story of Om Ali contains enough bloodshed to be a 'Game of Thrones' plot line.
Joy Hui Lin
Experts Predict if AOC Will End Up Becoming President
Will Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez be the next Richard Nixon?
This Ancient Prince's Tomb Was Found Between a Pub and a Supermarket
Scientists unveil new insights about the 6th century 'Prince of Prittlewell.'
Three Men Vanished From a Scottish Island 100 Years Ago and People Are Still Looking
The disappearance at the turn of the 20th century still fascinates over a century later.
Unearthing the Vibrant History of Black Queer Activism
Legacies in Motion unearths the stories of activism from the Black LGBTQ communities throughout the ‘80s and ‘90s.
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?
Nona Willis Aronowitz
A Brief, 200-Year History of Humanity’s Love for Laughing Gas
People were using it to get high in the 1700s—long before anyone used it to decorate cakes.
Those Stupid American Flag Pins May Finally Be Dying Out
Remember when everyone was super angry because Obama didn't pin a tiny flag on his lapel?
This Artist Collects the Everyday Objects That Define Lesbian Life
Anyone who identifies as lesbian, butch, queer, non-binary, or trans was invited to send personal objects for the display.
Inside an Early 1900s Attempt to Catalogue all of the Information on Earth
The Mundaneum is more than an antiquated indexing system. It's an ahead-of-its-time testament to the power of information.