Origins of Candy Names (and a Tootsie Roll Recipe!)
Learn the origins of some famous candy names, and try a DIY tootsie roll recipe!
The FBI Has Various Secrets It Doesn't Like People Knowing
The FBI has numerous secrets, and it's not too keen on the public knowing them. Here are 12 facts that the FBI would rather you didn't know.
History: The Swamp of Many Hidden Secrets
Find out the truth about the secret communities that lived in the Great Dismal Swamp in North America.
The Strict Courting Code of the Regency Period in England
How did you woo your darling? Was it flowers? If you lived in the 19th century, you could throw 'em out the window. Here's what courting was like back then.
Was the Statue of Liberty REALLY a Gift?
Learn about the numerous possible people who may have modeled for the Statue of Liberty, and some shocking myth-busting.
What Went Wrong with the U.S. Army's Universal Camouflage?
The U.S. Army Universal Camouflage Pattern uniform was introduced in 2004 but didn't work. Let's understand why.
Go on an Interactive Tour of Windsor Castle!
This video is no regular video, but an interactive tour of one of the most famous castles in the world - The Windsor Castle
The City of Athens
Whether you are a seasoned traveler, a history buff, a curious student, or someone who enjoys a good challenge, this quiz offers something for everyone!
Are You More Empathetic or Sympathetic?
Are you unsure whether your empathetic or sympathetic? Take our quiz and let's discover!
You Won't Believe People Actually Collect These Things
Check out these strange things people actually collect.
The Most Unique Private Collections From Around the World
Feast your eyes on some of these collections, some of them decades old!
East India: The Story of the Richest Company in History
How did the East Indian Company gain and consolidate its power and profit? All is revealed here.
10 Weird Superstitions You Won't Believe...
There's no doubting that certain superstitions are odd, but some are more odd than others. Here are 10 odd superstitions from around the world.
The Battle of Midway: Exploring a Decisive WWII Victory
In this clip from the history channel, we dive deep into the great naval fight - the Midway Battle.
A 500,000 Gallon Pool? You HAVE to See This!
When he was only a child, this creative Tennessee man dreamt of having his own gigantic pool in his backyard. See his grand result here!
6 Ancient Kingdoms You Were Never Taught About
You've probably never heard about these fascinating ancient kingdoms.
15 Surprising Facts that Are Super Interesting
These surprising historical facts will supply a meaty meal for anecdote and history lovers alike. It's so much fun to learn those small details about days gone by.
You Won't Find These Unusual Facts in An Encyclopedia!
In this article we have collected some incredible facts about our world that you definitely won’t find in an encyclopedia! Take a look!
How Our Superstitions May Reveal Our Origins and Beliefs
Superstitions are irrational, but they can tell you something about your cultural background, your religion or your profession, here’s how
The History Behind Halloween Isn't Quite What You Think...
If you've ever wondered what the origin of Halloween is and what all the fuss about pumpkins, fancy dress, and trick-or-treating is all about, then you should definitely give this documentary a watch.
Here's Why Healthy Food Is So Expensive in the USA
Ever wondered why eating healthily is just so darn expensive? This video has all the answers!
Nothing as Satisfying as a Good Before & After!
When credit is due, we know how to pay our respects - We hope you'll enjoy these home renovations as much as we did!
These Captivating Treasures Were Lifted From Shipwrecks!
Discover this list of fascinating and unexpected finds salvaged from shipwrecks!
These Facts Sound False, But They’re Accurate!
Enjoy a list of 10 unbelievable facts that’ll start living in your head rent-free.
16 Jaw-Dropping Archeological Finds
Even if you weren’t a fan of the subject back in school, you’ll love the visual history lesson we prepared for you today.
8 Surprising Origins of Extremely Popular Phrases
Ever wondered where some of the most common phrases come from? If so, wonder no more.
10 Common French Loanwords You’re Probably Mispronouncing
French loanwords that are pronounced differently or mean something else entirely in French
25 Incredibly Rare Vintage Pictures You’ll Love to See
It’s time to travel back in time and enjoy some fascinating historical pictures.
20th Century Slang People Rarely Use Nowadays
Did you know that these 20th-century slang words and phrases are considered outdated?
These Real-life Stories Are Worthy of a Hollywood Movie
Some people's stories are truly remarkable, and the 5 you're about to discover here today are no exception. Discover them now.
Frank Sinatra Would Have Been Proud of This Acapella Cover
Listen to this magical acapella cover of Frank Sinatra’s ‘Fly Me to the Moon.'
Who Said You Can't Train Cats?
Suki the cat is getting some agility training. If you thought cats cannot be trained, this is documented proof that notion is false. You just need to give them the right motivation, or in other words - use food...
Rare Photos Showing What Flying on the Zeppelin Was Like
Rare photos showing why flights on the Zeppelin and Hindenburg were expensive.
Are the Tales of King Arthur Real? This May Surprise You
We've all heard about the tales of King Arthur. But is there any truth to this legend? In this Ted Talk, Alan Lupack traces the evolution of King Arthur.
Peek Inside This Historical Photo Album of Famous Faces
Here are some famous people, photographed in their younger days
Cousteau: The Man Who Revolutionized Diving Forever
The life and works of Jacques-Cousteau, a man who single-handedly revolutionized diving technology and research
Snow Day: The Musical!
This adorable family is going to sing us a song about what it's like to be parents on a snow day, and it's a hoot!
These True Stories Inspired Me to Love My Neighbor
These heroes gave something very special to people they barely knew, simply to be good.
12 Head-Pounding Facts About Hangovers!
While hangovers aren’t fun, the following facts sure are! Here are 12 relatively unknown hangover facts!
8 Kids Who Changed the World
Unlike most adults, kids look at the world with wonder and curiosity. These teenagers have changed the world with their impressive and creative inventions.
Important Weapons from World War II Still in Use Today
World War II ended almost 80 years ago, but some of the weapons from the war are still in use today.
The Eerie, Spiritual, and Sometimes Fun History of Masks
Let’s get to know some of the most famous masks in history and the civilizations that created them.
Why Do I Suddenly Need Subtitles for Every Show I Watch?
Have our ears gone bad, or is it simply bad acting? Neither. It's the tech - it's just TOO advanced.
Watch These Old Historical Photos Come Magically to Life
Russian animator Alexey Zakharov has managed to achieve something amazing: he animates old photos and turns them into film. You've got to see this.
These Things Will All Happen in the Next 24 Hours
The world is incredibly busy, and doesn't stop moving for anyone. Millions of things happen every second but these 19 things will happen over the next 24 hours.
How Societies Can Age More Gracefully...
In this fascinating talk, scholar Jared Diamond contrasts the way we treat our elders to the way they treat elders in tribal societies, with some surprising results!
6 Relaxing Books to Enjoy This Summer
Looking for some relaxing books to cozy up with this summer? Try this list.
The Great Mothers of History: 12 Famous Mothers!
History is laden with truly heroic moms, but we've gone to the trouble of picking 12 of the most heroic of all for you. Here are 12 of the best moms in history.
The Royal Jewelry Collection: Let's Take a Peek...
The British royal family has some of the most spectacular pieces of jewelry in the world. Take a look at this post to see amazing tiaras, necklaces and earrings
Wow! Lady Luck Was Shining on These Fortunate Souls!
Sometimes things happen that can only be described as miracles. Here are 5 miracles that have been observed in the field of medicine.
One Bucket is All He Needs for This Stunning Performance
Watch this guy make heads turn on the streets as he gives an intense drumming performance with just one bucket.
Our World Is Amazing, As These Pictures Will Show You
Although life can get you down sometimes, seeing just one little thing can make all the difference. Here are 20 photos to remind you how awesome our world is.