Elizabeth Avery

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Waco and the Branch Dividian Massacre

It was a story that fascinated and repelled the US: in February of 1993, agents from the Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (the ATF) raided the co...

Mall Culture in the 1980s

The latest season of the hit Netflix show Stranger Things showcases one of the hallmarks of the 1980s- America's fascination with the mall. The '80s was ...

A Short History of the Rainbow Pride Flag

Every June, houses, businesses and government buildings across the United States and across the world display brightly colored rainbow flags that honor the stru...

The Mad Cow Panic of the 1990s

In the 1990s, the world watched in horror as a terrible disease swept the English cattle industry. An illness that turned victims' brains to mush, "mad cow dise...