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17 Historical Slang Words We Need to Bring Back

By Emily BrownAugust 24, 2015
In 1888, Walt Whitman wrote that slang was a "wholesome fermentation by which froth and specks are thrown up, mostly to pass... More  →
17 Historical Slang Words We Need to Bring Back

Ansel Elgort Looks Adorkable in Every Decade, Gives You a History Lesson

By Janet ManleyAugust 19, 2015
We have long known that Ansel Elgort has the heart of a hummingbird, the soul of a quokka, and the... More  →
Ansel Elgort Looks Adorkable in Every Decade, Gives You a History Lesson

Here's Why I'm Dying to See "Hamilton" (And You Should Be, Too)

By Emily BrownAugust 17, 2015
It's no longer a secret that of all my historical crushes, Alexander Hamilton is by far the biggest (Suleiman the... More  →
Here's Why I'm Dying to See "Hamilton" (And You Should Be, Too)

Why Everyone Is Freaking Out About Changes to the AP U.S. History Curriculum

By Emily BrownAugust 4, 2015
HISTORY IS NOW MORE IMPORTANT THAN EVER, GUYS. And I'm not just saying that becauseĀ I decide whether someone is significant-other-material based on... More  →
Why Everyone Is Freaking Out About Changes to the AP U.S. History Curriculum
Josh Gets All Patriotic For a Fourth of July American History GEEK QUIZ

Josh Gets All Patriotic For a Fourth of July American History GEEK QUIZ

By Josh PeriloJuly 1, 2015
Grill up some dogs and keep those fingers away from those lit sparklers, it's almost Independence Day! And what better way to... More  →
Top Ten Women We Think Belong On the $10

Top Ten Women We Think Belong On the $10

By Nicole DiekerJune 26, 2015
In case you haven't heard the BIG NEWS: the U.S. Treasury announced that, at long last, we are going to have a... More  →

The Days of Future Past of WIDE-LEGGED JNCO JEANS

By Ashley Brooke RobertsFebruary 25, 2015
Gather around the warmth emanating off of this iPad and let us tell you a story as old as time. A story... More  →
The Days of Future Past of WIDE-LEGGED JNCO JEANS

Your Heart Will Be Never Not Be Unbroken After You See This Movie About WWII Hero and Olympian Louie Zamperini

By Janet ManleyDecember 23, 2014
WHO IS THAT GOLDEN BOY, you ask? WHY, 'TIS BRITISH HOTTIE JACK O'CONNELL, YOUR NEW IMAGINARY BOYFRIEND. Jack stars in the big new... More  →
Your Heart Will Be Never Not Be <i>Unbroken</i> After You See This Movie About WWII Hero and Olympian Louie Zamperini

The Worst Thank-You Notes in History

By KathOctober 24, 2014
Historically, thank-you notes are a generous and polite way to assure a gift-giver of the giftee's gratitude. Or convey the highest of... More  →
The Worst Thank-You Notes in History