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Historical Figures

From Musketeers to Nazis, Archimedes to Harriet Tubman, these famous historical figures changed the course of history -- for better or worse.

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How Knights Work

What were knights really like? Did they slay dragons, sleep in their armor and rescue damsels in distress?


Sarah Palin Pictures

These Sarah Palin pictures collect photos of the 2008 Republican vice presidential candidate. Take a look at pictures of Sarah Palin. See more »

Joe Biden Pictures

Joe Biden pictures show photos of the Democratic politician and his election as Vice President. Take a look at pictures of Joe Biden. See more »

Barack Obama Pictures

Barack Obama pictures show photos of the Democratic politician, his 2008 campaign and election as 44th President. Take a look at pictures of Barack Obama. See more »

John McCain Pictures

John McCain pictures show photos of the 2008 Republican presidential candidate. Check out these pictures of John McCain. See more »

How Sarah Palin Works

Sarah Palin is a hot commodity on the McCain-Palin ticket: Her youth and conservative ideals have garnered publicity. Learn about Sarah Palin and her ideals. See more »

Top 5 Marie Antoinette Scandals

Marie Antoinette courted controversy during her life and even her death. Peek into five of the Marie Antoinette scandals, from fashion to flirting to finance. See more »

How Castles Work

Castles played an important role in the staging of conquests and the defending of territories. Learn more about castles and find out how castles were built. See more »

How Cave Dwellers Work

Cave dwellers are stereotyped as heavy-browed and dim-witted. But who are the real cave people? Read about cave dwellers and their subterranean lives. See more »

How Jack the Ripper Worked

Jack the Ripper was a brutal serial killer who haunted the West End of London in 1888. Read about Jack the Ripper and his bloody killing spree. See more »

Top 10 Heads That Rolled During the Reign of Henry VIII

Henry VIII was responsible for tens of thousands of executions during his 36-year reign. Learn about some of Henry VIII's most famous executions. See more »