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.
History Lesson: When Numbers Were Banned
Did you know that once upon a time, some numbers were considered dangerous? Explore the history behind banned numbers here.
15 of the Most Bizarre Inventions from the Medieval Times
Let's learn about some truly bizarre and unusual inventions from Medieval times that sound really crazy today.
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!
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.
Ancient Greece: A Quick and Fascinating Overview
Want to learn everything about ancient Greece without having to read a book? Here's a quick crash course on the fascinating subject.
10 Ancient Artifacts That You Won't See In History Books
Some human creations have survive for centuries and tell fascinating stories. Let's take a look at a few little-known ones.
The Roman Emperor Aurelian: Restorer of the World
Learn more about the Roman emperor Aurelian, also known as the “Restorer of the World”.
You Need To Know About These Obscure Old Civilizations
Get to learn about some unusual and fascinating long-forgotten cultures that have a fascinating history.
Two Centuries Ago, We Experienced a Year Without a Summer
The year 1816 saw a weather event so devastating that it will never be forgotten by history.
There Are Surprising Stories Behind Every US State’s Name
Learn the fascinating history behind the origin of each US state's name.
This Physician's Map Helped Stop the 1854 Cholera Epidemic
Learn all about John Snow, the renowned physician who helped stop the 1854 cholera outbreak with a simple map.
These Creepy Diseases from History Are Still Around TODAY
Measles, scurvy, typhoid fever, the plague - we think of these diseases as a thing of the past. Alas, these ailments continue tormenting people to this day...
Pigeons Have Played a Massive Role in World History
Pigeons are one of the most common birds in the world, but they're utterly underrated. In fact, they have played a huge role in world history. Find out more...
History of Cars: The Story of Automobiles From Then to Now
Cars have come a long way since the first automobile was invented way back in 1886. Find out more about their evolution.
This Train Ride Takes You on a Trip Through US History
In this video, you can hop aboard the "Crescent" train that takes you on a fascinating journey through American history.
Who Is the Richest Person in History?
Get to know the surprising and little-known story of Mansa Musa, the richest person in the history of the world.
Full Documentary: The Fascinating History of the Dark Ages
Watch this fascinating documentary that sheds some great insight into how Rome fell, and what the Dark Ages actually consisted of.
See Polonnaruwa - A Magical Medieval City In Sri Lanka
Polonnaruwa was the seat of the Sinhalese kingdom that ruled over Sri Lanka between the 11th and 14th centuries. Take a look at this stunning city.
69 Years Later, We Still Remember That Day.
This week, 69 years ago, Nazi Germany surrendered to the Allied forces.
What's Hidden UNDER the Colosseum?
The exterior of the Colosseum is certainly epic, but the most remarkable part of this ancient structure is actually hidden underneath the surface...
FUNNY! 10 Superb Puns From and About History
Here are 10 of our favorite puns about and from history that are still as funny as ever!
He Was 17 Years Old and Broke. Then He Invented Subway...
Did you know the inspiring story of Fred DeLuca, the man who went on to create the famous brand Subway when he was only 17?
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.