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After just a few sentences, Samuel Morse all but forgot about the war hero Lafayette...

The Mystery of the Hum

Only 2% to 4% of the world’s population has hearing sensitive enough to detect the low-frequency Hum...

How to Tell if Forest is Primeval or a Replacement

Is your forest older than Jamestown?

100 Years After Prohibition: the Not-So-Noble Experiment

America history had stewed very gently in a bath of pure alcohol.

Indy’s Bass Photo Company: Becoming History by Documenting History

As much a part of Indianapolis's history as the photos that made it famous...

Chicagoland Loves its “Greek Penicillin”

The Midwest's favorite hot, hearty, and healthy soup.