"The Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.
The dramatic story of the streamliners is one of remarkable achievements and opportunities lost.
The grave truth behind modern forensics was discovered in 1920s New York.
In 1934, American polar explorer Richard Byrd became the first to experience winter in Antarctica's interior.
When two passenger ships collide off Nantucket in 1909, 1,500 people rely on 26-year-old Jack Binns to operate a new technology - wireless telegraphy - to save them all.
The remarkable story of mid-19th century ingenuity and perseverance during the laying of the transatlantic telegraph cable between North America and Europe.
Equipment failure, human error and bad luck led to the country's worst nuclear accident in 1979.
During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.