A Senegalese Wrestler Trains to Become the ‘King of the Arena’History
In this west African country, wrestling is not just a sport, but a chance at a better life.
What Is a Sin Eater? | The Story of GodHistory
Sal Masekela travels to England to find the final resting place of the last "sin eater."
Why Planes Sometimes CrashHistory
Could you survive a plane crash?
The historic women’s suffrage march on WashingtonHistory
Explore how the Women’s Suffrage Parade on Washington in 1913 helped women secure the right to vote in the United States through the 19th amendment.
Tigers 101 | National GeographicHistory
Tigers are icons of beauty, power, and the importance of conservation. Learn five surprising facts about these striped felines, including how large the cats can be, an adaptation some developed for swimming, and how much wild tiger populations have declined.
Notes of a native son: the world according to James Baldwin - Christina GreerHistory
James Baldwin was an American novelist and social critic whose essays in “Notes of a Native Son” explored race, sex and class distinctions.
Are You Capable of Murder?History
The Ted Bundy Tapes had us wonder what it takes to be a killer.
The Border Between Crocs and Humans | ExplorerHistory
Thanks to an aggressive conservation effort in the Northern Territory of Australia, crocodiles now outnumber people. But as humans push their boundaries, the crocs push back.
Could You Survive In The Middle Ages?History
We explore just how difficult life was back in the Middle Ages!
How one journalist risked her life to hold murderers accountableHistory
Ida B. Wells was an investigative journalist, civil rights leader, and anti-lynching advocate who fought for equality and justice.
Spinning Black HolesHistory
A pulsing black hole in the centre of a distant galaxy sheds light on black hole and galaxy formation. How fast are black holes rotating and how does that rotation change over its life-span?
The Most Important DinosaurHistory
A brie(f) history of cheese - Paul KindstedtHistory
Before empires and royalty, before pottery and writing, before metal tools and weapons – there was cheese. As early as 8000 BCE, Neolithic farmers began a legacy of cheesemaking almost as old as civilization.
The Bird Poop That Changed The WorldHistory
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This Is Why The Holidays Can Suck!History
Trying to be cheery might make you dreary!
Holiday Butter Cookies As Made By Kelsey ImpiccicheHistory
Holiday family time becomes even sweeter when you make these super soft butter cookies together!
These Names Can Kill AnimalsHistory
Just like the names of products and companies, animals' names can affect how we feel about them...and changing the name of a species might actually help us save it.
Why Are Fewer People Getting Appendicitis?History
There are many other unforeseen health changes that seem to be related to the forces of modernization, like the increase in rates of diabetes, Crohn’s disease, and ADHD.
Who decides what art means?History
There is a question that has been tossed around by philosophers and art critics for decades: how much should an artist's intention affect your interpretation of the work?
Five Firsts for Mars InSightHistory
Mars InSight will be the first to detect seismic activity on Mars’ surface, first to measure rate of heat transmitted from interior, first to dig nearly 5m down, first to measure magnetic fields on Mars’ surface, and first to use a robotic arm to place instruments on the surface of Mars (assuming it lands of course…)
The Dinosaur On Your Thanksgiving TableHistory
Eating turkey this holiday season? Chowing down on a roast chicken? You’re eating a dinosaur!