Quiz: Could You Pull Off a Brilliant Heist?
This quiz uses a metaphor: A diamond heist, to test your decision making abilities!
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.
These Bizarre Historical Heists Almost Sound Made Up
Did you know that an entire church was once stolen brick by brick? Learn about some unbelievable historical heists here.
Test: Would You Make it As an International Jewel Thief?
Does Crime Pay? The Greatest Heists on Record!
There haven't nearly as many big heists as Hollywood would have you believe, and here are 5 of the greatest, the most profitable, heists in history:
There Are Surprising Stories Behind Every US State’s Name
Learn the fascinating history behind the origin of each US state's name.
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.
Discover the Story of This Little-Known Medieval Kingdom
Discover the origins of the little-known kingdom of the Isles that existed way back in the 840s.
Why Did We Start Going to the Beach For Fun?
Did you know that going to the beach for recreation is a relatively new invention? For most of human history, the concept simply did not exist...
These Maps Reveal Interesting Facts About the World
Take a look at these unique maps that show us the world like never before...
Why Was Hannibal Considered Rome’s Most Dangerous Enemy?
Get to learn some little-known facts about Hannibal Barca, one of the greatest generals in history and a complicated historical figure.
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...
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
History Lesson: The Armored War Elephants of Ancient India
Elephants in ancient Indian history played a crucial part in warfare. Find out more about their fascinating history...
Explained: The Reason Why February Only Has 28 Days
Ever wondered why February consists of only 28 days? Well, here are some answers...
Uncover the Secrets of Pompeii’s Greatest Treasures
Take a drip through history and uncover some of the biggest treasures from the ancient city of Pompeii.
Take a Peek inside King Tutankhamun’s Mysterious Tomb
The tomb of Tutankhamun is one of the most famous archaeological finds of all time. Explore the historical place in this video.
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!
So this is How a Day as an Ancient Greek Architect Was!
Travel back in history and learn all about the life of an ancient Greek architect in this video.
How Come Humans are The Only Species To Have Language?
Language allows us to express an unlimited number of things, and humans are the only species capable of it. How did all came to be?
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.
The Revolutions That Sparked These 5 Famous Paintings
These 5 famous works of art were sparked by different revolutions and tell absolutely fascinating histories.
Quiz: What You See in These Paintings May Define You
We'd like you to interpret for us the next 10 paintings. You will need to select the answer closest to your own interpretation. Once you have, we may have some interesting things to tell you...
A Tax on Beards? History Has Seen Some Crazy Taxes
Did you know people once paid a tax for growing beards? And for having windows? Check out the oddest taxes in history.
Weaponry in the Middle Ages Was Truly Extraordinary
Weapons in the Middle Ages were truly unusual and extraordinary. Some were so remarkable that they sound made up!