Cody Cassidy, author of "Who Ate the First Oyster?" said the inventor of soap had no idea about its life-saving potential.
Here is how the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade came to be.
The history of intellectual property theft goes back centuries.
Dozens have happened since the country’s founding.
From Viking sails to international trade, author Kassia St Clair explains how fabric influenced civilization.
Caitlin Rosenthal, author of "Accounting for Slavery," discusses the role slavery plays in the history of business.
How slaveholders used modern management techniques
Someone had to pay for American colonies. Enter the British merchants adventurers.
A look at the origins of the song that the FBI investigated for 18 months.