America’s Army of Two

Many heroic tales emerged from the War of 1812. One of the most famous is the story of Dolley Madison’s flight from the White House before the British burned it in the middle of the war in 1814. In her escape, she managed to save an important painting of George Washington. But there is a…

Stunning Historic Photos of the Statue of Liberty Being Constructed

The Statue of Liberty remains one of the most iconic features of the American landscape, after its dedication in 1886. Standing more than 300 feet over New York Harbor, Lady Liberty has been a symbol of freedom and opportunity for generations of those seeking a better life in America. While the completed statue we all…

The Wallace Line: An Important Discovery That Nobody Knows About

In 1854, a young British naturalist named Alfred Russell Wallace was traveling through the East Indies observing and collecting specimens to study natural history. Wallace collected nearly 126,000 different specimens (with over half being beetles). Many of the specimens were completely new to science, and the exciting discoveries offered a view into the incredible biodiversity…

DB Cooper

He Pulled Off The Greatest Heist In History And Then Vanished

It all began on Thanksgiving Eve in Portland, Oregon. A man in his mid-forties dressed in a freshly pressed white shirt and a dark suit approached the Northwest Orient Airlines flight counter. Identifying himself as ‘Dan Cooper’, the man purchased a one-way ticket to Seattle, and boarded the plane with only a black suitcase. The…