One of the strangest-ever Bond films has a complicated history, and the background of the time in which it was made is fascinating.
My latest historian author interview is a very interesting one, especially if you like beer!
Nearly 300 people have died trying to climb Mt. Everest. Almost all of them are still up there.
Fans of my Second Decade history podcasts should love the book that will be coming out, in early 2018, based on them.
Second Decade returns from hiatus with a chilling tale from New England in the winter of 1810, which made a pretty indelible mark in popular consciousness.
The famous 1979 accident at Three Mile Island made nuclear power a much bigger gamble, politically and economically speaking.
Here are two very different views of the same place--a patch of ground in Paris with a very macabre and interesting history.
Two eerily similar fire disasters, one in 1911, another in 1958, occurred within a five-block area of New York. Are these tragedies somehow linked?
New York was buried by the late-winter blizzard, turning a city of gas lights and horse-drawn carriages into a deadly winter nightmare.
Episode 12 of Second Decade finishes the tragic and misunderstood story of Napoleon in Russia--and tries to cut through some of the mythology surrounding it.