A Few Historical Facts That Will Absolutely Shock You
These pictures have some incredibly interesting facts about the Wright Brothers, Genghis Khan and the ancient Egyptians.
This Ancient Civilization Just Mysteriously Vanished
Long ago, Malta was inhabited by a mysterious, advanced civilization, but one day, it ceased to exist. What happened?
These Step Pyramids Are the Most Impressive in the World
Curiously, step pyramids were important to many ancient cultures that constructed them for a variety of reasons. Take a look at some of most impressive ones.
6 Famous Places And Objects Which Never Existed
If you hear a story enough times, eventually you will start believing it's true. Here are 6 examples of famous historical places and objects which never existed...
Think You Don't Offend Locals When Traveling? Think Again
Do you think you know the cultures of the world well enough to avoid offending anyone as your take a trip across the globe? Take this quiz and find out!
The History of Hitchhiking Is Surprisingly Interesting
The reason why the custom of hitchhiking doesn't exist anymore will surprise you. No, it's not because it's too dangerous...
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.
5 Strange Lesser Known Stories About the British Monarchy
Some of these lesser-known rumors about the British Royal Family are funny, some are mysterious, and some are just plain odd...
This Is Why Iceland Is a Country Like No Other
Iceland is a country full of interesting traditions and rich history - delve into this fascinating country with these 11 surprising facts!
The Most Profound Musings of Harper Lee
The enduring success of 'To Kill A Mockingbird' turned Harper Lee into a literary legend. Here are some of her most remarkable quotes.
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
8 Novels Any History Lover Must Read
If you're in the mood for time travel, grab one of these acclaimed and immersive historical novels.
10 Bizarre Contemporary Customs from Across the Globe
Here are 10 truly bizarre local habits and customs around the world that seem super odd to foreigners.
History vs. Hollywood: The Real Voyagers of the Titanic
A great many of the characters in the 1997 hit movie Titanic were based on real people. These are the stories and faces of the real voyagers of the Titanic.
5 Lies That Changed the Course of History
These massive historical lies spread so far and wide that they ended up altering history forever.
7 Creepy Historical Facts You Won’t Soon Forget
These true historical facts prove reality can be more creepy and disturbing than any ghost story.
15 Quotes to Remember from F. Scott Fitzgerald
To celebrate the contribution he gave the world through his writing, here are some of the most beautiful quotes of F. Scott Fitzgerald on life, love, and talent.
Enjoy a Tour of a Stunning Opera House...
Enjoy an HD, 4K tour of the Palais Garnier opera house in Paris, France.
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.
Can You Believe These Words Didn’t Exist Before the 1970s?
When a new words spreads it seems it's been around forever. But in reality, many of the words we use everyday are quite new. These didn't exist before the 1970s.
A Stunning and Unique Photo Walk Through Hiroshima
Discover the beauty of Hiroshima as seen through the lens of National Geographic photographer, David Guttenfelder
Explore the Tea Rituals and Recipes of Different Countries
Tea is deeply rooted in many cultures, from China to the UK. Learn the tea rituals and recipes of different countries around the world.
Dragons in Mythology: To Each Culture a Different Dragon
Mythology has been filled with stories of different types of dragons. These are the most iconic dragons in folklore from around the world.
The Fascinating Histories of 8 Everyday Hand Gestures
We hardly give gestures like thumbs up or crossed fingers a second thought, but these signs have backstories and origins, and they are quite fascinating!