10 Most Popular Articles Ever Published by HNN



What Is the Difference Between Sunni and Shiite Muslims--and Why Does It Matter?

by HNN Staff

Their disagreement is over the legitimate successors to Mohammed.

How Did Marilyn Monroe Die?

by Daniel Mallia

Was Monroe the victim of suicide, or a conspiracy?

Were American Indians the Victims of Genocide?

by Guenter Lewy

The plight of American Indians represents not a crime, but a tragedy.

When Was The Internet Invented?

by Daniel Mallia

Al Gore didn't invent it (and didn't claim to).

How Did Hitler Die?

by Mariana Villa

He killed himself. Here's how it happened.

The Horrifying American Roots of Nazi Eugenics

by Edwin Black

Hitler and his henchmen victimized an entire continent and exterminated millions in the quest for a co-called "Master Race," and IBM aided and abetted the effort.

Who Killed Malcolm X? And Why?

by Fatima Begum

“I’m for truth, no matter who tells it. I’m for justice, no matter who it is for or against. I’m a human being first and foremost, and as such, I’m for whoever and whatever benefits humanity as a whole.”

The Odd Parallels Between Kennedy and Lincoln

by Valerie Klein

Comparing Kennedy's death to Lincoln's gives you a host of weird coincidences.

When Did the Catholic Church Decide Priests Should Be Celibate?

by Helen L. Owen

A celibate priesthood predates Christianity.

Quotes About History

by Ferenc M. Szasz

Your favorite quotes about history -- and many you've never heard!

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