Historians

10.27.17

FBI Really Wanted America to Believe Oswald Killed JFK, Files Show

The 2,891 recently released files shed light on the hectic aftermath of the assassination, as well as a significant memo from J. Edgar Hoover.

2.19.16

How Digital Storage Is Changing the Way We Preserve History

Ancient hieroglyphics and scrolls have survived centuries, but digital storage is fragile.

9.12.15

We Interviewed the Historian Who Just Found the Oldest Use of the Word 'Fuck'

In 1310, Roger the Navel-Fucker was banned from Chester County.

2.13.15

Google, a Search Company, Has Made Its Internet Archive Impossible to Search

The search giant broke its Usenet archive. Again. And no one knows if or when it will get fixed.

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