I Have Some Serious Concerns About the Captain America: Civil War Movie

The way Marvel keeps jamming superheroes into the third Captain America movie, the more it sounds like it’s going to be Avengers 2.5, with the twist being that the Avengers are taking sides against each other. Everyone loves seeing their favorite heroes take each other on, but the original Civil War storyline is so… »9/02/15 2:50pm9/02/15 2:50pm

Captain America and Iron Man's Civil War Teams Revealed

While there’s been many rumors circulating about just who is fighting who in the next Captain America movie—but newly emerged promotional art has given our first look at just who is standing with Captain America or Iron Man in Marvel’s impending superheroic dustup. There’s even a surprising face or two... spoilers… »8/27/15 11:00am8/27/15 11:00am

How America's First Female Detective Helped Foil An Assassination Plot

History isn’t certain if Kate Warne, America’s first female detective, had that career path in mind when she walked into the Pinkerton Detective Agency. It’s possible she was applying to be a secretary. But she so impressed Allan Pinkerton that he hired her as an agent — a job she proved unusually well-suited for. »5/21/15 1:40pm5/21/15 1:40pm

Another SHIELD Agent Joins Civil War And Martin Freeman's Role Revealed

Another day, another character added to Captain America: Civil War. It won’t shock you — or it shouldn’t — that Emily VanCamp will return to the movie as Sharon Carter, a.k.a. Agent 13, the age-appropriate love interest/relative of Agent Peggy. As for who Martin Freeman’s playing, well, that’s a bit more intriguing... »5/07/15 10:30am5/07/15 10:30am

Marvel Wanted Spider-Man For Captain America 3, But Sony Said No

In the treasure trove of info that are the leaked Sony Pictures emails, one conversation has been discovered that would blow Marvel comics fans' minds — the fact that Sony and Marvel was indeed discussing a way for the Sony-owned Spider-Man to appear in Marvel Studios cinematic universe. That's the good news. »12/10/14 4:53pm12/10/14 4:53pm

Incredible Restoration of Rusted Turret Cannon from the U.S. Civil War

The USS Monitor, whose cross section is pictured above, was the first iron-clad warship in the US Navy. Built during the U.S. Civil War, it was famous for its revolving turret, fitted out with a cannon. Now, a group is restoring the cannon — and you can see some unbelievable before-and-after pictures below. »9/26/14 3:35pm9/26/14 3:35pm

The Confederacy Almost Had a Helicopter During the Civil War

The American Civil War was probably the first truly modern war in that technology was so important. The military use of balloons, the development of steam-powered ironclads and monitors (as well as the invention of the gun turret), rifled cannons of unprecedented size, submarines, guncotton and telegraphy were all… »7/12/14 12:30pm7/12/14 12:30pm