According to Oxford researchers, the bard may have collaborated with another playwright on at least one of his works.
Mein Kampf to Return to German Bookshelves
Bavaria is to go ahead with the first German publication of Hitler’s Mein Kampf since World War II.
Can the Jim Crow Racism Museum Help Teach Tolerance?
Michigan’s Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia, which will have its grand opening on April 26, says it has the largest collection of artifacts from the segregation era
Etan Patz: A Brief History of the ‘Missing Child’ Milk Carton Campaign
The milk carton campaign of the 80s had a short life span, but the national coordination it facilitated has had lasting effects
The Canine Casualties of the Titanic Disaster
From its crew members to its crockery, enthusiasts have raked over every aspect of the Titanic’s tragic tale. But what about the dogs on board?
There were 12 canines on the doomed ocean liner, three of which survived. Those …
Famous Passengers Aboard the Titanic‘s Doomed Voyage
As the 100th anniversary of the ship’s sinking approaches, we take a look back at the Titanic‘s notable passengers — and some who gained even more fame after surviving.
The 1940 Census: A New Way to Gawk at Celebrities
Recently-released data sheds light on iconic families like the Rockefellers, and future notables like Elvis Presley and Chuck Norris.
Should the Titanic‘s Artifacts Stay Underwater?
As the 100th anniversary of the ship’s demise approaches, an auction and a museum exhibit take two distinct approaches to commemorating the disaster. Are the remains meant for public education or private mourning?
Found: Nazi Records of Hitler’s Looted Art
The Nazis were terrifyingly organized in their plunder of a continent. Now, newly-discovered records kept by Hitler’s forces may help recover some of the art they stole from Europe’s museums and private collections.
State Department Announces Renewed Amelia Earhart Search
History fanatics haven’t given up hope of finding Amelia Earhart’s plane wreckage, and apparently the U.S. government hasn’t either. Backed by an unnamed half-million-dollar private donation, the search for Earhart’s …
Did Fidel Castro Know About JFK’s Assassination Plot Beforehand?
The assassination of President John F. Kennedy is a national tragedy mired in myth, captivating Americans even decades after the case was closed. But as authors and historians continue to ponder the players involved in the plot …
Happy St. Patrick’s Day! A Brief History of Leprechauns
When you think of a leprechaun, the first notion that comes to the modern mind might be the tiny green man on the Lucky Charms cereal box. Or perhaps the star of cult horror film Leprechaun in the Hood. But this mythical …