Recruits in the first African-American Marine Corps trained at Montford Point, eventually ending the military’s longstanding policy of racial segregation.
A snake’s ability to swallow enormous prey has long been a source of fascination, but the common explanation that they dislocate their jaws is a myth.
Artisanal sea salt makers are reviving the ancient method of sustainably harvesting salt.
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In the mid-20th century, the United States government invested in two major projects designed to control hurricanes by seeding the storm clouds.
After WWI, German psychiatrists diagnosed traumatized soldiers as having "hysteria," othering the men to somewhat disastrous effect.
How Americans went from loving melancholy to focusing on controlling their emotions -- and destinies.
Millions of people now live atop fault lines because long ago small communities gathered at fresh water sources.
The "Vicious Circle" of the Algonquin Round Table included sharp-tongued wits like Dorothy Parker and Alexander Woollcott. But it wasn't always vicious.
Many Americans lack nearby municipal pools, the lasting result of extralegal Jim Crow-era efforts to keep races segregated at all costs.