Take a ride through the Panama Canal in this time-lapse video from 2010.
A wry philosophical essay on what makes baseball the great American pastime.
In 1934, American polar explorer Richard Byrd became the first to experience winter in Antarctica's interior.
Postwar New York City and the global economic order told through the story of the World Trade Center.
The influential musical pioneers from Appalachia whose recordings lifted spirits during the Great Depression.
"The Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.
Legendary bank robber John Dillinger garnered the admiration of many struggling Americans, but FBI took him down with a message: crime doesn't pay.
Meet the Wizard of Odd. Robert Ripley was a new media star and the most popular man in America.
in 1931, Grace Hubbard Fortescue received a one-hour sentence for murdering a local Hawaiian accused of raping her daughter.