Watch this video about Tales From the Poisoner's Handbook, our interactive graphic novel that brings history and forensic science together. Investigate the causes of death in four historic poisoning cases, and explore toxicology with Alexander Gettler and New York City Medical Examiner Charles Norris in the 1920s.
At the height of segregation, an unlikely alliance between a black medical genius and a white surgeon led to a pioneering medical breakthrough.
"The Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.
With data compiled from tens of thousands of sex questionnaires, Alfred Kinsey changed America's views about sex with the Kinsey Reports.
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.
The story behind the development of the oral contraceptive that put women in control of birth control.
A sensational story of power, class, and revenge in New York City when Harry Thaw murdered Stanford White over showgirl Evelyn Nesbit.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
Engineer James Eads tamed the mighty Mississippi, turning New Orleans into the second largest port in the nation.