Jacobite revolution depicted in LEGOs
History · 05. December 2017
Move over William Wallace, Scotland's Sterling Castle has a new display - the Jacobite uprisings portrayed in LEGOs.

Page from Scottish witch register
History · 31. October 2017
Scottish ledger from 1658 lists names, towns, and confessions of accused witches.

archaeology technology 3D historical photographs
History · 20. September 2017
New software could make your old photos 3D.

History · 29. August 2017
After becoming the first submarine to ever sink a ship, the Hunley vanished. Scientists think they've solved the 153 year old mystery.

English Heritage Listing Gay Sites
History · 27. July 2017
Today is the 50th anniversary of the U.K.’s “Sexual Offenses Act 1967,” an act which partially decriminalized homosexuality. To celebrate, Historic England has added LGBTQ oriented properties to the National Heritage List for England. Newly listed properties include St. Anne’s Chapel, home to a stained glass window created by artist and suffragette, Mary Lowndes in 1906, and the studio/cottage home of artists Judith Ackland and Mary Stella Edwards. Fourteen other properties, already on...

History · 26. June 2017
There are two takeaways from this story. One: the National Museum of African Art, Google, and other participants have created a cool thing. Two: Google has a cultural institution?! But let’s backup a moment. More than 180 universities, museums, designers, and fashion houses representing 42 countries collaborated with Google to create “We Wear Culture,” an online immersive historical narrative told through over 3,000 years worth of fashion from all over the world. The site went live June...

A.G. Gaston Motel. Photo by Carol Highsmith courtesy of the Library of Congress, Carol M. Highsmith Archive.
History · 13. January 2017
President Obama designated three sites, critical to this nation’s civil rights movement, National Monuments today. The Birmingham Civil Rights National Monument, the Freedom Riders National Monument, and the Reconstruction Era National Monument now take their place with such luminaries as Chaco Canyon and Montezuma Castle. In designating the new monuments the President said, "Today, I am designating new national monuments that preserve critical chapters of our country’s history, from the...

History · 09. December 2016
Twenty years before the release of the movie classic WarGames, the United States military decided to play a game of Local Thermonuclear War.