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…

Celebs Who Surprisingly Served In The Military

Everybody knows these celebrities through their acting or music careers, but did you know they all served in the military? Some of these celebs had amazing military careers, but many of their records are filled with shocking indiscretions and severe consequences. One thing is for sure: most of these celebs were far more successful after…