It seemed like a stunt when Donald Trump rode down to make his presidential announcement, and maybe it was. But nothing would be the same again. The full oral history of that moment, from people who were there.
Peter Saville was 22 years old, fresh out of college and ready for the opportunity that presented itself.
On a more corporeal level, cellphone holsters are a mystery. Can you name a cellphone holster brand? You cannot.
To break into the Soviet Union, Pepsi swapped its soft drink for vodka and even warships.
The electric was a perfectly viable automobile for city traffic, superior to the gas car in many ways. Yet it provided neither the thrill and danger that rescued William Vanderbilt from his ennui nor the romance of the open road and escapism of the bicycle.
People continue to place blame on the fringe members of our society. This is what happens when that impulse spins completely out of control.
America's anti-alcohol experiment cut down on drinking and drinking-related deaths — and it may have reduced crime and violence overall.
A reenactor uses a traditional recipe to make spruce beer from scratch.
From the emergence of a spiky growth at the back of some people's skulls to the enigmatic finding that our elbows are getting narrower, our bones are changing in surprising ways.
What are considered Great Movie Quotes are, for the most part, vintage in nature. We have made an effort to canonize quotes of the modern era, starting from 2000 onward.
Upon its introduction in 1954, the streamlined, futuristic lines of the Stratocaster must have seemed as far away from an archtop as a space rocket was from a station wagon.
Few human-made objects or organizations last more than a handful of centuries, much less millennia.
A classified US nuke installation in Greenland was supposed to end with 600 missiles aimed at the USSR. Instead it opened the door to a huge breakthrough in climate research.
The little-known history of how one of the leading tech companies in the world benefited from the Korean War.
In an age when driving is the next frontier, a 22-year-old mother tries to become the first woman to drive cross-country. Riding into mysterious pre-highway terrain, she rewrites history and faces betrayal closer than she ever imagined.
"Every night was ACT UP and every day was Wall Street, and it was tearing me apart."
From Bob Dylan to David Bowie to The Beatles, the legendary Beat writer's influence reached beyond literature into music in surprising ways.
Three decades before the first X-film, a team imagined a Marvel blockbuster to compete with Superman. It never happened, and that's probably for the best.
Sentenced to life in prison, he informed on former associates, disappeared into the witness protection program and died in 2012 — a death unnoticed until now.
So, just how did the euro acquire the symbol by which it's known around the world?
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