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A look back at Lowe’s journey from small family hardware store to retail giant

Lowe's started out as a family business and later expanded into the second largest home-improvement retailer in the country.

The bombshell report accusing GE of ‘Enronesque’ fraud is just the latest in the company’s long history of accounting controversies

GE has plenty of accounting controversy over the years, from SEC investigations to a bond trader that cost the conglomerate $350 million.
These windows serve a practical and otherworldly purpose.

The explanation behind 6 popular design elements on buildings

Some paint colors are said to keep spirits at bay and many buildings skip elevator numbers because they think they're unlucky.
Resurrectionists would dig corpses out of graveyards and sell them to medical schools.

From leech collectors to knocker-ups, here are 16 weird jobs our ancestors did that no longer exist

The Industrial Revolution did away with many oddball gigs that your great-great-grandparents might have had.
Horse drawn carriage tours in the British Colony.

12 US destinations that will make you feel like you traveled back in time

Traveling back in time isn't as impossible as it seems with these living history museums and historic neighborhoods.
Chicago's first subway trip in 1943.

20 photos of the oldest subway stations in the US that show just how much times have changed

From Boston's 19th-century transit system to New York City's iconic Grand Central Terminal, the nation's oldest subway stations are rich with history.
Chicago's first subway trip in 1943.

20 photos of the oldest subway stations in the US that show just how much times have changed

From Boston's 19th-century transit system to New York City's iconic Grand Central Terminal, the nation's oldest subway stations are rich with history.

21 photos that compare the original 1969 Woodstock to its disastrous recreation in 1999

While the original Woodstock was about music and peace, the Woodstock of 1999 was a riot fueled by high prices and hot weather.
From America's first food-service automat to a burger joint named after a comic book character, some of America's most iconic chain restaurants are now defunct.

12 iconic restaurant chains that no longer exist in America

From an automated cafeteria to country comedian chicken joints, these are some of America's most iconic restaurant chains that no longer exist.
"The Sopranos" changed the game.

16 TV shows that changed the world

From President Ford's "SNL" cameo to the introduction of the prime-time soap with "Dallas," these shows affected politics, diversity, and culture.