The first around-the-world air race was sponsored to prove that the airplane had a commercial future. Four pilots took off from Seattle and two returned 175 days later.
A brilliant scientist, Oppenheimer was tasked with the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.
During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.
The most daring and innovative accomplishment at the turn of the 20th century.
The Alaskan Highway stands today as one of the boldest homeland security initiatives ever undertaken.
The Pennsylvania Railroad Company accomplished an enormous engineering feat, but destroyed a great architectural monument.
The remarkable story of mid-19th century ingenuity and perseverance during the laying of the transatlantic telegraph cable between North America and Europe.
It was the deadliest workplace accident in New York City’s history.
In 1934, American polar explorer Richard Byrd became the first to experience winter in Antarctica's interior.