On April 27, 1865, the greatest maritime disaster in United States history occurred when a steamboat called the Sultana exploded on the Mississippi River. It was an incident that wasn’t

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On September 13, 1985, U.S. Air Force pilot, Major Wilbert “Doug” Pearson, shot down a satellite while piloting an F-15A Eagle fighter aircraft. He became the first pilot ever to

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Why a pin? It’s explained at the end of the story Having a dangerous toy that tends to injure the people you’re marketing it to is never a good business

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Liquid Paper is the magical stuff that can cover mistakes, but if it weren’t for one woman and her difficulty using an electric typewriter, it might never have been invented.

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The United States and the Soviet Union each had programs that took place from the early 1960s to the late 1980s that conducted non-military nuclear detonations that were known as

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Youtube/Kym Illman A message in a bottle washed up on the shore of Wedge Island on the western coast of Australia and was found on January 21, 2018. While a

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Eddie Chapman wasn’t who you would think could be a secret agent, but he was instrumental in helping to pull off one of the greatest deceptions of World War II.

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It was a cringing mistake in a time when mistakes weren’t merely forgiven. What made things worse was that the glaring error was printed in the Bible. The Bible in

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Walt Disney World is the most visited vacation resort in the world, but it might not have been that way if Walt Disney hadn’t kept the development a secret in

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When airplanes reach the end of their lives, they have to go somewhere. Nowhere is this better on display than Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson, Arizona. This is a

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If you’ve ever been an avid jean wearer, you’ve probably discovered that the little, tiny pocket right above the front pocket on a pair of jeans doesn’t hold much, but

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