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Family Shipwrecked By Killer Whales and Lost At Sea

History
What was supposed to be a nice vacation getaway, sailing with the family, turned out to be the vacation from Hell.

Ladder to the Stars | Cosmos: Possible Worlds

History
See the first laboratory on Earth - Blombos Cave. Here our ancestors conducted the first chemistry experiments.

Who was the world's first author?

History
Travel back in time to ancient Mesopotamia and meet Enheduanna, a high priestess and the world’s first author.

Real Life Ghost Story

History
his is a real life ghost story that will send chills down your spine. The Mary Celeste is a true horror story and any crew brave enough to set aboard the cursed ship has met their mysterious and tragic end. Do you believe in ghosts?

How one scientist took on the chemical industry

History
Discover the groundbreaking environmental work of Rachel Carson, whose book “Silent Spring” explores how human actions threaten the balance of nature.

The Mad Monk Who Controlled a Royal Family

History
There have been many attempts to take the life of the spiritual advisor of the Russian Royal Family, but what made Rasputin the prophet so "Unkillable" as if the gods were on his side?

Where Does One Ocean End And Another Begin?

History
Earth's ocean water is continuous. How can we divide it into sections that are more useful?

What Mud From Glacial Lakes Can Tell Us About Our History

History
See what challenges face a team of scientists gathering core sediment samples from a glacial lake in the Himalayas.

What If You Go To Sleep Hungry

History
If you fall asleep hungry what happens to your body?

How This River Made Bonobos "Super Cuddly"

History
When a group of apes got split apart, slight differences in their new environments led to big differences in future generations.

How do blood transfusions work? - Bill Schutt

History
Dive into the history of the life-saving procedure of blood transfusions and how it has evolved since the 17th century.

How to Sink a Sub with Potatoes

History
It's early spring, 1943, and the US is at last finding its footing in the war in the Pacific.

One of the most epic engineering feats in history

History
Dig into the history of the construction of the iconic Brooklyn Bridge and how John Roebling designed a hybrid suspension system to build it.

The life, legacy & assassination of an African revolutionary - Lisa Janae Bacon

History
Get to know the life of West African revolutionary Thomas Sankara, and his pursuit of liberating Burkina Faso from colonial rule.

The ballet that incited a riot

History
Dive into the history and controversy of Igor Stravinsky’s ballet, “The Rite of Spring,” which shattered the conventions of classical ballet.

Man Lives 19 Years In Airport - Why? (True Story)

History
Denis Luiz de Souza has been living in a Brazilian International Airport for 19 years and shows no signs of leaving.

What Mud From Glacial Lakes Can Tell Us About Our History | National Geographic

History
See what challenges face a team of scientists gathering core sediment samples from a glacial lake in the Himalayas.

The mysterious life and death of Rasputin - Eden Girma

History
Get to know the story of Rasputin, known as the “Mad Monk,” who was assassinated for his involvement with the Russian monarchy.

Could a breathalyzer detect cancer? - Julian Burschka

History
Discover how scientists are analyzing compounds in the breath to create a versatile breathalyzer capable of detecting disease.

The philosophy of cynicism

History
Explore the ancient Greek philosophy of cynicism, which calls for the rejection of materialism and conformity in favor of a simple life.

Why Most Resolutions Fail & How To Succeed

History
Common pitfalls of New Year's resolutions and how I plan to avoid them.