Watch and Learn: Do You Know the Full American Empire?

The U.S. has territorial claims up the wazoo, not to mention some little-known citizen-swapping schemes with other countries.


"End of the World Plague" Remains Discovered in Egypt

The Roman Empire was starting to crumble, and this horrific epidemic kicked ‘em while they were down.


Will Kiwis Ditch their Post-Colonial Backwash? New Zealand Might Get a New Flag

It’s been more than 60 years since the decline of the British Empire, but you’d be hard-pressed to tell based on the number of countries that still