MST3K showed the world the true bottom of the barrel when it came to B- and Z-grade cinema. However, some of the movies featured on the show are perfectly watchable on their own.
On a pane of glass in a window of a courthouse in western Alabama, there is the permanent impression of an anguished human face that reportedly dates back to the era of Reconstruction.
In 1964, Nikita Khrushchev's rivals staged a stunningly swift, efficient, and bloodless coup d'état against the Premier, deposing him from power and forcing him into a "voluntary" retirement.
No reign in the history of the world can match the brevity of that of King Louis XIX of France, who abdicated the throne a mere 20 minutes after receiving it.
In the northern part of New Jersey, there is legendary creature that stalks the forests. Reports of this creature began in earnest in the 1970s, when residents began hearing horrible screaming noises in the middle of the night. Sightings were reported of a towering humanoid figure with hair all...
At 12:15 in the afternoon on Thursday, August 14, 2003, a seemingly routine procedure enacted by the Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator set into motion a chain of events that would affect 55 million people in the Northeastern United States and Canada. The Great Northeast Blackout of...
Comparing the koala's appearance and its behavior in the wild is likely to give you a rather jarring cognitive dissonance.
Philadelphia sports fans (and really, Philadelphia anything fans) have gotten a terrible rap from the national media for as long as I've been alive. We get down on our own teams when they underperform. We're loud, vulgar, rude, demanding, unforgiving louts with incredibly high standards who don't...
There is an undeniable...something...about a really good femme fatale, beyond the obvious appeal of breathtaking looks and the radiance of confidence. It’s an indescribable allure that elevates the interest level of her character above that of many other stock female archetypes.
Among the great last stands of determined military forces against overwhelming odds throughout the history of warfare, the Battle of Shiroyama in 1877 does not top many lists as the most well-known. However, it could easily rank high among a list of the most tragic.
The history of politics and presidential campaigns in the United States bears out the reality that our discourse has always been subject to bitter partisan divisions, even during times of national crisis.