The Golden Era of Pirates Was Filled With Fearsome Men!
Dive into the histories and exploits of some of the most well-known and feared pirates to roam and plunder on the seven seas.
The US Is Home to 6 Extremely Valuable Hidden Treasures
Yes, hidden treasures truly exist. And they might be closer than you though - these 6 lost treasures are believed to be somewhere in the US...
Discover Why Captain Morgan Was Hailed a Hero in the UK
Read through the fascinating story of Captain Henry Morgan.
Everything You Thought You Knew About Pirates Is Wrong!
Pirates are often imagined as living a life of adventure, free from the shackles of society. However, they did have rules of their own, and here are 10 of them.
Life at Sea Is One Rollicking Adventure for These Sailors
You've heard of naval mishaps and even a few toe-curling disasters, but this pirate adventure will take the sea-biscuit!
These Customs are Common ONLY in the US
What are the things that seem completely normal in the US but make people from other countries raise an eyebrow?
The Literary Puzzle Only 4 People In History Could Solve
Only 4 people have solved this puzzle in nearly a century: meet the 4 solvers of Cain's Jawbone
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...
7 Mind-Blowing Facts About Rome’s Pantheon
Besides being an impressive building, the Pantheon holds centuries' worth of history. Here are 7 fascinating facts about the iconic Roman structure.
15 Most Densely Populated Places In the World
Did you know that over 95% of the human population occupies about 10 percent of the land available to us? Here are the 15 most densely populated areas.
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.
How Singapore Became One Of the World’s Richest Countries
Singapore is one of the richest and most expensive countries to live in. How did this island city-state accumulate this wealth, despite its humble beginnings?
Why Did Ancient Egyptians Stop Building Pyramids?
Why did the ancient Egyptians only build pyramids for a few centuries in their vast 3,000-year history?
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?
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.
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.
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!
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.
If You Ever Lose Something In Tokyo, Don’t Worry…
Although Tokyo is a massive city of 37 million people, they have one of the wrold's most efficient Lost & Found systems. How do they do it?
Did You Know the Dark Stories of These Popular Landmarks?
While these 8 tourist spots are extremely popular, they have lesser known eerie histories and haunting stories.
The Terrible and Unexpected Results of Prohibition
Delve into a fascinating chapter in American history with this video, which explains why prohibition failed and shouldn't be attempted ever again
Secret Chambers Hiding in the Biggest Landmarks Revealed
The world's famous landmarks hold some secrets, right there under the noses of the many visitors. Learn about 8 hidden rooms tucked in the most visited places.
Why Cairo is the Middle East’s Gem
Discover the magic of the largest and most impressive desert city in the world!