The US Once Stripped American Women of Citizenship if They Married Immigrants

Imagine accidentally losing your citizenship... simply because of the person you got married to! In the early 20th ...

The creator of Mother’s Day wished she could un-create it because it became too commercial

Meet Anna Jarvis, the creator of Mother's Day. She was a committed peace activist, having cared for both American and ...

Disney Made a Cartoon About Menstruation

Disney Animated Movie on Menstruation

Disney has had plenty of controversy in its past, but this hotly debated short film was not one I ever expected to ...

1950s American Students Wore Dog Tags to School

1950s School Children Wore Dog Tags

People who grew up in the 1950s agree that the world is a very different place now. Back then, children walked to ...

A Roomba-Like Cleaner was Patented in 1957

A Roomba-Like Cleaner was Patented in 1957

Home robots are still an amazing concept, especially for people who grew up watching episodes of "The Jetsons" on ...

Rasputin is the Reason for “Work of Fiction” Disclaimers in Movie Credits

Rasputin is the Reason for "Work of Fiction" Disclaimers in Movie Credits

If you have the patience to sit all the way through the end of a movie's credit (maybe waiting for a little post-credit ...