Conspiracy theories boil down to a rejection of the absurdity, meaninglessness, and randomness of life and history.
Nuts! is a new documentary about John R. Brinkley, whose claim to fame was transplanting goat testicles into men in the 1920s.
Soda water is a popular beverage now, but it was once considered a cure, among other things.
What's in an egg cream? No eggs. No cream. And a dose of mafia history.
The bicycle craze of the 19th century, in which both men and women participated, was seen as a moral affront by church leaders.
A little history behind the love birds that inspired Chaucer to invent Valentine's Day, the well-known celebration of love.
After Charles Hatfield began his work to wring water from the skies, San Diego experienced its wettest period in recorded history.
The sweet potato is a New World food that spread around the world, including across the Pacific before the Europeans got there.
Electric cars were first introduced in the late 1890s, but they didn't catch on.
The history of cryptography.