The History and Future of Our World - Fascinating
In this delightfully educational video, the designers at Kurzgesagt will explain the defining moments of the Earth's history and what lies ahead for us and our universe. This enlightening lecture is not to be missed!
History Challenge: Can We Quiz You On World History?
Content QUIZ: Can We Challenge Your World History Today? quiz The human species has been through SO much just in the last couple of millennia. Care to show us how much of it you know?
History's Deadliest Epidemics That Shook The World
Throughout human history, infectious diseases have managed to spread their tentacles across the world. Even with all the scientific advancements we have made in the modern era, we are still unable to control so many outbreaks, as we are now seeing with COVID-19 that originated in China.
These Great Cities Were Once the World's Largest
Nevertheless, these 10 cities were all the greatest in the world at a point in their history: 10.
The Death Toll History of the World's Pandemics
Since we are painfully aware of the CURRENT pandemic, the images below will open the gateway to understanding the ENTIRE history of pandemics inflicted upon the human race through history.
The Bizarre History of the World's Most Stolen Painting
The History of the World's Most Stolen Painting art, history, fascinating, thieves, art theft This painting is like a magnet for misdeeds, and was stolen again and again.
The Long History of the World’s Oldest Hot Beverage
But while tea was invented in China, it has spread far and wide, easily becoming among the world’s most popular drinks. Curiously enough, in most places, the word for tea is derived from Chinese, either Fujian te (think “tea”) or Mandarin cha (“chai”).
10 Decisions That Changed World History Forever
It's funny to think that split-second decisions actually changed the history of the world forever, but that's what actually transpired on numerous pivotal occasions. Such moments led to disasters, revolutions and even the halting of nuclear war.
This is the History of Our World in Just 18 Minutes
Using a series of stunning illustrations, David Christian, in a riveting 18 minutes, narrates a complete history of the universe, from the Big Bang to the Internet.
10 of the Longest Reigning Monarchs in World History
If you're judging a monarch's success by the number of years they reign, these 10 monarchs from different continents and various eras in history are the absolute best!
Test Yourself: How Familiar Are You With World History?
We all learn history in school, but a few hours of lessons every week for a few years can never teach us everything there is to know about the history of our world. Think you're experts in the field of history? Try the next test, and see how well you score...
13 of the Best Unbreakable World Records in Sports History
But some records from the world of sports are so incredible that it will take something truly special to overcome them. This video presents 13 of the greatest world records in sporting history.
QUIZ: 18 Challenging Questions About World History
Can You Beat Our World History Trivia Quiz? quiz Can You Beat Our World History Trivia Quiz?
History Tour: The 10 Oldest Cities Around the World
The inhabitants of the ancient cities of the world, which still exist to this day, re-experience history every day as they walk paths that others walked hundreds or thousands of years ago, marching along walls and fortresses and looking at the impressive statues that adorn their streets.
TRIVIA: Are You a World War Two History Buff?
World War Two, which lasted six years from 1939 to 1945 is the greatest ever conflict in human history. Full of the bloodiest battles, the most powerful weapons, the wickedest enemies, the vastest empires and strongest republics, study of and interest in WW2 has always been high.
Trivia: Are You a World War Two History Buff?
Trivia: Are You a World War Two History Buff? quiz How well do you know the events of WWII?
Collection: The Greatest Moments in History
Yet much of the ancient history we are familiar with is about Egyptian pharaohs, Greek heroes, or Roman emperors. But the ancient world saw many a mighty civilization rise and fall. Here are six ancient kingdoms your history teacher never told you about.
Fascinating: The History of Chess!
Here's what we DO know about the history of the most influential board game in the world, and perhaps the only one to become a sport. Fascinating: The History of Chess!
The Weird and Wonderful History of Perfume!
If you happen to be a perfume aficionado, it’s likely that you already know the basics of the modern history of perfume.
History Quiz: Was It WWI or WWII?
History Quiz: Was It WWI or WWII? quiz Give this quiz a shot, and see if you can work out which of these events took place in the First World War and which ones took place in the Second.
The Rise and Fall of the Mongol Empire
This small empire at the end of the world became the largest contiguous land empire the world had ever seen. Here is its story.
The Narrowest Apartment in History - Incredible!
Polish architect Jakub Szczesny claims to have built the world’s narrowest house, just 122 centimetres across. The house is squeezed into an alleyway formed between a pre-World War II house and a modern apartment at Chlodna 22 Street and Zelazna 74 Street in the centre of Warsaw.
Here’s How Corruption Triggered the French Revolution
The French Revolution was a watershed event in modern European history. This period of social and political upheaval in France and its colonies began in 1789 and ended a decade later.
The Crooked History of the American Mafia
But the factual history of the various organizations is something a bit different. Criminal they may have been, but they had their own parts to play in the development of the United States of that era, as well as in its politics.