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One Hundred Years Ago, the Harlem Hellfighters Bravely Led the U.S. Into WWI

Private Henry Johnson of Albany, New York, held tight his French Lebel rifle and stared into the darkness of no-man’s-land, listening for German …

World History

Tracking the Gender Balance of This Year’s Music Festival Lineups

Even a quick scan through this year’s festival lineup posters reveals a gender imbalance, with female artists scarce among the larger font sizes. To look even deeper, we converted those lineups into data—logging the nearly 1,000 artists booked at 20 of this year’s biggest multi-genre festivals …

Festivals

Combat High – A Brief But Sobering History of Drug Use in Wartime

“Drugs and warfare have always gone hand in hand – from Homeric warriors drinking wine and taking opium to Wehrmacht troops popping …

Military History

These Fascinating History Podcasts Will Make You Fall In Love With The Past

<b>Last Updated: May 2nd</b><p>A great podcast is all about being able to tell a great story. The medium thrives on masterful storytellers recounting and analyzing a moment in time that may have been forgotten or misread. It’s all about weaving threads together and adding insight along the way. That’s why …

Podcasting

100 years on: The murder of the Russian Tsar and his family

100 years ago, the Russian Tsar Nicholas II and his entire family were killed by a firing squad.<p>For many years, the circumstances of their death were shrouded in mystery.<p>Their bones were eventually found in a swamp outside the Siberian city of Ekaterinburg where the Royal Family were held in …

Royal Family

The rise of slow travel: 20 adventures to take at a leisurely pace

Time was when slow was pretty much a bad thing. Slow service, slow trains, slow-witted, slow to act… But now, not so much: slow has become desirable, a word paired with all manner of activities you never imagined had any sort of speed, never mind slow.<p>I’ll spare you the full list – it’s a long one …

Travel

Here Are The Best Classic Rock Playlists On Spotify Right Now

While the growth of vinyl has been one of the biggest and most surprising trends within the music industry over the last decade, let’s be honest with ourselves: It’s a streaming world, and we’re all just living in it. CDs and downloads are quickly going the way of the dodo bird as more and more …

Playlist

Missing sub rumored to have brought Nazis to South America discovered

A missing German submarine said to have taken the defeated Nazi leadership to South America has been discovered after being lost at sea for nearly 73 …

Shiloh: Storm Cloud of Revolution

<i>“The battle of Shiloh… has been… more persistently misunderstood than any other engagement between National and Confederate troops during the entire</i> …

How Soviet troops taunted the Nazis during their final drive to Berlin in World War II

The violence of the final weeks of World War II on Europe's Eastern Front was matched only by its chaos, as exhausted and outmanned German forces withered under attacks from well-equipped and highly motivated Soviet troops.<p>The front line became more fluid, with Soviet forces quickly enveloping Nazi …

History

RANKED: The 10 cheapest destinations for an all-inclusive holiday

There's nothing like having an entire week with nothing to worry about but which restaurant to eat at or pool to dip your toes in — especially when it's already paid for.<p>While a weekend break is always appealing, a week at an all-inclusive resort is more affordable than ever, with package down 13% …

The 10 best horror movies of the year so far — and where you can watch them

We're officially one-quarter of the way into 2018, and while the real world remains more horrifying than anything we've seen onscreen there have already been more than a few stellar horror movies capable of raising our arm-hairs and chilling our blood.<p>Our best-of lists are typically saved for the …

Escape from Davao — Meet the POWs Who Brought News of the Bataan Death March to the Outside World

“Civilians from coast to coast were both riveted to and revolted by what the Chicago Tribune called ‘the biggest bombshell since Pearl Harbor.’” By …

History

The Best Beer From Every State, According to the Biggest American Beer Nerds

So much beer, so little time to try them all.<p>By<p>Apr 06 2018, 3:49 PM<p>Getty<p>Beer junkies really don’t play around. If a craft beer expert invites you …

Overseas and Under Sheets: The 11 Steamiest International Movies on Netflix

Here are the steamiest non-American made movies Netflix has to offer.<p>Photos: IFC Films ; Illustration: Dillen Phelps<p><b>Love</b><br>Gaspar Noe's film may be the …

A white mob wiped this all-black Florida town off the map. 60 years later their story was finally told

Even by the standards of the 1920s South, the chain of events in Rosewood were unfathomable<p>Nine-year-old Minnie Lee Langley was outside with her …

Crime

Behind the Masterpiece: Van Morrison's Astral Weeks at 50

The album was conceived in the milieu of Timothy Leary, recorded with session musicians fresh off commercial-jingle gigs, and only gradually recognized as something like magic.<p>Editor’s Note: This is part of <i>The Atlantic’s</i> ongoing series looking back at 1968. All past articles and reader …

The richest American family hired terrorists to shoot machine guns at sleeping women and children

The Rockefellers took on the striking miners of Ludlow, Colorado but didn’t expect them to fight back<p>The bloody history of the American labor …

Shatter, Batter, Wax: How Cannabis Extracts Come to Be

Some time around the mid-aughts, folks in the weed industry began to notice a shift in the market. Pot smokers were <i>smoking</i> less, and dabbing …

Cannabis

John W. Jones: The Runaway Slave Who Buried Nearly 3000 Confederate Soldiers

John W. Jones was as close to a sinless man as you could find—with the exception of the time he lied to his mother.<p>It was a late June evening in 1844 …

Billionaire explorer discovers sunken US WWII aircraft carrier

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Wreckage from the USS Lexington -- a US aircraft carrier sunk by the Japanese during World War II -- has been discovered 500 miles off the Australian coast by a team of explorers led by billionaire Paul Allen, the Microsoft co-founder announced on Monday.<p>One of the first US …

Military

27 Healthy Dinners You Can Make on 1 Sheet Pan

Cooking is fun; cleaning is not. And while all cooking will inevitably require a little bit of cleaning up, there are certainly ways to keep the …

Cooking

Here are 6 of the deadliest battles ever fought

For better or worse, the grunts handle the main chunk of the fighting. These are your combat arms troops — infantry, scouts, tankers, artillerymen, etc.<p>The supply guys in the back can usually get a bit comfy knowing that they <i>probably</i> won't get called to the front line — except in the case of total …

Hitler's Last Gamble: How the Battle of Kursk Sealed Nazi Germany's Fate

In 1939, and again in 1940, Adolf Hitler ignored the advice of his cautious generals and decisively ordered bold, creative plans to invade Poland and …

1204: The Sack of Constantinople

In 1204 CE the unthinkable happened and Constantinople, after nine centuries of withstanding all comers, was brutally sacked. Even more startling was …

The Auschwitz Avengers: inside the Holocaust revenge plot to kill six million Germans

Of all the stories that have been told of the Holocaust and its horrors, perhaps this is one you won’t have heard. At the close of the Second World War, dozens of survivors plotted a titanic act of revenge: the mass murder of six million Germans.<p>It was 1945 and Europe’s Jewish population had been …

History

World War I fighter ace's incredible letters surface

A fascinating archive of wartime letters from a U.S.-born fighter ace who served with British forces during World War I are up for auction in the U.K.<p>Lt. Edgar Taylor was born in Rhode Island to British parents and served in the British Royal Flying Corps, which merged with the Royal Naval Air …

Here Are The 20 Netflix Documentaries That Are Definitely Worth Your Time To Watch

Say goodbye to aimless browsing this weekend.<p><i>This post was translated from Spanish.</i>

Entertainment

Trump Doesn't Go to Work Until 11 A.M. Every Day

He needs big blocks of "Executive Time" to make it though the day.<p>The sales of <i>Fire and Fury</i> show that there's a tremendous public appetite to know what's happening behind the scenes in Donald Trump's White House. Even before Michael Wolff's book, we knew about Trump's kindergartner diet, his T.V. …