Uncovering the Cholera Pit of the 1849 Indiana Epidemic

In a secluded corner of an Indiana graveyard rest the victims of an early American plague...

Orville Wright Gets His Revenge

Orville was done screwing around...

The Origins of Farm Pigs

How have humans altered pigs?

Visit the International Crane Foundation

No other location on Earth hosts such a varied collection of cranes.

Supernatural or Superstition: the Lake Michigan Triangle

Hundreds of wrecks, hundreds of lives

Kokomo Glass Works: the Cadillac of Sheet Glass

With furnaces burning since 1888...

How Wine Bricks Beat Prohibition

To get around Prohibition, just add water.

The Weirdness of Houseplant History

Once upon a time, only kings could afford houseplants.

Hunting Gems in Indiana

By Jennifer Young South Africa has its Kimberley diamond mine, Russia has the Jubilee mine, and India has the Kollur Mine, but what does Indiana...

How Bathtub Cleaner Became Bubble Gum

Juicy Fruit's "biggest" customers? 3 to 11 year olds.

Haint Blue: the Light Blue with a Dark History

By Tim Bean Haint blue goes by many other names: pool blue, blue alure, atmospheric, rainwashed, or even Palladian blue (a nod to its use...

The Miracle Rifle That Discovered America

Silent, effective, and ingenious, Lewis and Clark's rifle had no equal.

Hoosier Poet, Novelist, Journalist, and Diplomat Meredith Nicholson

Popular author turned effective diplomat...