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Historical Landmarks

Times Square History: The Weird Story Of The Evolution ...

December 30, 2020

(Byron Company/Wikimedia Commons) Anyone who visits New York City is bound to make their way to Times Square, the mecca of tourism in the Big Apple. Once the ...

Gavle Goat: The Swedish Traditional Display That Vandal...

December 20, 2020

(Stefan/Wikimedia Commons) Every year in Gävle, Sweden, the locals celebrate Christmas by erecting the Gävle Goat, a massive version of the Swedish yule goat....

Los Pobladores: The 44 Mexican-Indigenous People Who Fo...

September 4, 2020

Los Angeles is a city of constant reinvention. There's the past that the city remembers and the past that the city rewrites until the real story is forgotten...

The Devil's Footprint: A German Cathedral's 600-Year-Ol...

August 10, 2020

Frauenkirche, with its twin towers, stands out along the Munich skyline. circa 1960. (Photo by Pictorial Parade/Archive Photos/Getty Images) Inside a massive ...

Big Ben's First Ring: 1859's Debut Of The Global Landma...

May 31, 2020

Visitors from around the world travel to London to see Big Ben, one of the greatest and most well-known artifacts in the Western world. Rivaling the Empire S...

How Did One Man Build The Coral Castle Alone?

November 15, 2018

Coral Castle (Photo by Hoberman Collection/UIG via Getty Images) In Florida’s Miami-Dade County, there sits an unusual structure known as the Coral Castle. The building, c...