These Famous Artworks Were Once Considered SCANDALOUS
Throughout history, artists have repeatedly tried to challenge societal norms. And sometimes, they succeeded. Here are 7 of history's most controversial artworks.
Palm Oil Is the Cheapest Plant Oil on the Planet, But Why?
A major reason why palm oil is so ubiquitous is that it's so cheap. Why is there so much controversy around this oil, then, and how is it related to its cost?
The British Museum and Treasures That Don’t Belong There
There is a great deal of controversy surrounding some of the possessions of the British Museum that were imported from other countries...
Is High Blood Pressure Always Bad For Your Health?
It may be the case that hypertension is not as bad as we all thought, and this study sheds light on this controversial topic.
These New GMO Foods Could Soon be in a Shop Near You!
Scientists are creating new genetically modified foods all the time, and here you’ll find the latest foods that have been designed with the consumer in mind.
GMO Apples Have Come to the US: Here's the Story
Sometime this month, bags of sliced apples will hit grocery stores in the Midwestern United States for the very first time. But will consumers bite?
Hypnotism: Science or Forgery?
His contemporaries called him a charlatan, but in the late 1880s, Dr. Anton Mesmer was onto something we now know as hypnotism.
The Secret Behind Napoleon Bonaparte’s Signature Pose
You may have noticed that Napoleon Bonaparte is always depicted in the same pose - tucking one hand in his shirt. But why?
Bananas Have a Dark History You Didn’t Know...
This video tells the surprisingly fascinating history of bananas and how they impacted international relationships.
Fun History: How Pink Became the ‘Official’ Girls’ Color
It seems like a natural law of the world at this point, but actually, pink wasn’t always associated with girls. This video explains how the phenomenon began.
Are Bananas On the Verge of Extinction?
A fungus called Panama Disease s currently ravaging banana farms across the globe...could bananas soon be extinct?
5 Priceless Works of Art That Are Lost Forever
From ancient sculptures to manuscripts that could have been classical pieces of literature, here are 5 priceless works of art that are sadly lost forever.
How Is It MADE? - Drinking Glasses
We all use drinking glasses every day, but not many know about the precision, skill, and scientific process behind making them.
Is It Possible to Power the Whole World with Just WIND?
IS it possible to create a world powered entirely by the wind? In this fascinating video, you will take a deep dive into the science of wind turbine technology...
8 Surprisingly Wonderful Benefits of Cycling for Seniors
Cycling has numerious wonderful health benefits for older adults, including slowing the aging process. Let's find out more.
How Two Fake Policemen Stole $500 Million Worth of Art
In 1990, 13 works of art, valued at $500 million in total, were stolen from a museum in Boston. This is how the fake policemen conducted this mysterious heist.
Could the Daylight Saving Time Practice Be Cancelled?
Daylight saving time, the practice of advancing the clocks by one hour during the warmer months, is a more controversial topic than you'd think
These Man Made Pools Provide Support to Millions of People
The Potash Ponds are not only a striking sight but also an extremely important resource. What's their story? Find out here.
20th Century: The MOST Popular Breakfast of Every Decade
Breakfast shape-shifted quite a bit during the 20th century. Discover the most popular breakfast delicacy of every decade in this article
17 Poignant Photos That Are Anything But Ordinary
At first glance, you might not understand what's so special about some of these photos, but each one has a backstory that will make it unforgettable.
Experience the Entire 20th Century in 16 Minutes!
This video takes on the impossible mission of summing up the 20th century using fascinating archival footage. Experience 100 years in just 16 minutes!
If a Kid Could Paint It, Why Is It in a Museum?
Some art is so minimalistic it's hard to understand why it's in a museum. Some of them are just... a white canvas. it turns out there is more that meets the eye
The Fascinating Stories Behind 10 Food Items
Learn the fascinating historical coincidences that led to the invention of beloved snacks like yogurt, chips and lemonade
These Gigantic Ships Make World Trade Possible
The largest container ship in the world is the size of 4 football fields! Learn about these colossally enormous boats and their impact on the economy.
Has Anyone Ever Truly Seen a Ghost?
If ghosts don't exist, how come some people swear they have seen one?