It turns out that Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of Nimh is (sort of) based on a true story.
Millerite chart that uses numerology to claim an imminent apocalypse, 1843. Read more.
The animated GIF that accompanies this Matter article is a work of art.
Quakers were once "notorious for appearing naked in marketplaces."
The strange history of Tristan da Cunha, the most remote island in the world.
Giuseppe Arcimboldo, Fire, 1566, from our article “Quests for Fire.”
E-learning, 1969 style: "The future classroom will come equipped with watchful robots."
A late 1970s photo of THE WITCH’s touring van, from our newest article, a longread about Zambian psychedelic music (also ranges over Quaalude smuggling, gemstone mining, and the poignancy of reunion tours). It’s a must read. Check it out here.