The trailblazers, visionaries and cultural ambassadors who defined a nation. (Listed chronologically)
Yousuf Karsh photographed many of the most important figures of the 20th century, from heads of state to movie stars. On the 10th anniversary of his death, TIME’s photo editors bring you a selection of some of his rare, color potraits.
You’ve probably never considered what the women of the Middle Ages wore under their massive medieval gowns. Forget the old-school, ill-fitting corset. It appears women might have slipped into something a bit more comfortable …
Let the Game of Thrones begin!
Despite his core demographic consisting of beer-guzzling young men (or, maybe, because of it?), humanities professors can’t seem to get enough of Stephen Colbert. These scholars are giving the faux-conservative TV comedian the …
A car buyer in New Jersey claims his 1942 Mercedes was one of 8 cars manufactured specifically for the Fuhrer and his top generals.
The holiday to celebrate American Independence is about more than flags and fireworks.
Researchers demonstrate that ancient Easter Islanders might have used ropes and manpower to “walk” the massive figures to their final resting place
TIME’s own Mark Halperin helped the Pulitzer Prize-winning historian sign up and send her first tweet during an appearance on ‘Meet the Press’.
One of only 3 existing English-language letters by the French emperor-general sold for five times its estimated price.
Items from the estate of the great Western sharpshooter fetched more than half a million dollars in total.
The Museum of the Confederacy is releasing eight photos in the hopes the public can shed some light on their long-lost owners.