When the English Witnessed Battles in the Sky
Some claimed the battles were so fierce they could smell the gunpowder.
Queering Jack Sheppard
An interview with author Jordy Rosenberg about his mesmerizing novel, Confessions of the Fox.
Who Was Antony Van Leeuwenhoek?
Antony Van Leeuwenhoek is considered the first microbiologist. Some of his original letters can be read here.
How to Predict Hurricanes in the 17th Century
In 1698, Captain Langford shared how one indigenous Caribbean person predicted hurricanes 14 days in advance.
The Mercury Messenger Spacecraft: Going Out in a (Planned) Blaze of Glory
NASA's Mercury Messenger Spacecraft has crashed.