Humans Enjoy Gold Now But Its Origins Are Extraterrestrial
This video traces the origins of the precious metal gold, which was formed in space before making its way to our planet.
You Won’t Believe These 11 Phrases Are Over a Century Old
These 11 words and phrases seem like they're a recent invention in English, but they're actually at least a century old...
Did You Know The Bizarre Origins Of Your Beloved Foods?
Here is a detailed look at the origins of some of our favorite food items that you are unlikely to be aware of.
12 Genius Ancient Chinese Inventions We Use to This Today
In this article, we'll focus on 12 surprising everyday items we all use that got their start many centuries ago in Ancient China...
How Our Superstitions May Reveal Our Origins and Beliefs
Superstitions are irrational, but they can tell you something about your cultural background, your religion or your profession, here’s how
The Great Scientific Mystery: How Did Life on Earth Begin?
How did life on Earth truly originate? This scientific mystery remains unsolved, but we may be close to solving it every day
The Long History of the World’s Oldest Hot Beverage
While tea was invented in China, it has spread to all corners of the world, becoming a staple everywhere it was introduced.
Why Your Genetic Code Has Traces of Ancient Viruses
Scientists find traces of ancient viruses in our DNA all the time. This can uncover the mysterious origins of viruses and help find a cure....
The Surprising Link Between English and Sanskrit
Sanskrit is an ancient Indian language, but most people don't know that this archaic language and English have a common ancestor
1950’s Slang Is a Blast! Learn 10 Essential Terms
These 10 words and phrases are the essentials of 1950’s slang, some of which we still use today...
How The Titans of the Fast Food Industry Got Started
Ever wondered how the biggest names in fast food, like McDonald's and KFC came to be the champions of the food industry they are today?
Ever Wondered How the Iconic Beer Guinness Got Its Name?
Take an inside look at some of the wild adventures and interesting anecdotes that created 7 of the best liquor brands in the world.
This Is How 10 Ordinary English Idioms and Phrases Began
Many English phrases and idioms have fascinating histories behind them, here is a selection of 10 astounding examples.
10 Words We Use Every Day That Shakespeare Made Popular
Shakespeare is believed to have invented 1,700 words, but these 10 should be taken off the list, as he didn't invent, but popularized them.
QUIZ: Can You Guess What These Words Used to Mean?
These 14 words have really strayed away from their original meaning, can you guess what words like 'girl' and 'clue' used to mean?
Why Do the Days of the Week Have Such Strange Names?
Why do the days of the week have names? Who are they named after?
I Can’t Believe These Ordinary Words Used to Mean That...
Let’s take a short journey back in time and trace the origins of 11 seemingly-ordinary words that have exceptionally-interesting histories.
Every Common Phrase Started Somehow...
The origins of these common phrases are fascinating.
Learn the History Behind These Commonly Used Phrases
Do you know the origins of these 10 phrases?
Do You Know The Origins of These Common Phrases?
There are many phrases that we use in English that we never give a second thought to. Here are 9 common phrases with rather sinister origins.
Where Did These Common Sayings Come From? Fascinating!
You're probably aware of these common sayings, but where did they originate from? Fascinating!
We Bet You Never Knew the Origins of These Common Idioms!
We bet you use the following 8 common idioms all the time, but have you ever stopped to take the time to think about where they came from?
This Fascinating Video Explores the Origins of Mankind
This video will explain exactly what our prehistoric ancestors used to get up to. Fascinating!
We Bet You Never Knew Where These Phrases Originated From
Ever wondered where some of the most common phrases come from? If so, wonder no more.
Take Our Quiz: What’s the REAL Meaning of Easter?
Do you know the real story of Easter and Passover? Only one way to find out...