Learn Which Foods the British Royal Family Avoids and Why
You would be surprised at the strict food-related rules the Queen and the Royal family must follow.
The Secret Plan: If the Queen of England Dies...
Operation London Bridge is the name for British protocols that must be followed when Queen passes and Prince Charles come to the throne. This video touches the important parts of this protocol as we know it.
Look Back at These Iconic Royal Wedding Photos
Royal Weddings were always a cause for public celebration and fascination. Here are some of the most iconic royal wedding photos in history.
The British Honours System and Knighthood Explained
The British honours system doesn't only seem complicated, it really is very ritualistic and complex, but also extraordinarily fascinating!
What Will Happen When Queen Elizabeth Passes?
Queen Elizabeth II has been queen for over half a century, but even her reign will not last forever...
WATCH: What if the British Empire Suddenly Reappeared?
The British Empire is said to be the greatest body politic that has ever existed. So, how would it compare with today's major superpower if it resurfaced?
How Belgium Functioned For Two Years Without a Government
Forming a government in Belgium is so difficult, the country has been operating without one for nearly 2 years! But how is that possible?
Princess Diana’s Brief Moment As a Dancer
The story of Princess Diana's surprise dance performance for Prince Charles' birthday in the Royal Opera House in 1985
Bananas Have a Dark History You Didn’t Know...
This video tells the surprisingly fascinating history of bananas and how they impacted international relationships.
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!
9 ‘Current’ Words That Are Much Older Than You’d Guess
Hipster, Influencer and Dude - all these words sound so quintessentially modern, but you'd be surprised to learn how old they actually are.
The Fascinating Stories Behind 10 Food Items
Learn the fascinating historical coincidences that led to the invention of beloved snacks like yogurt, chips and lemonade
Why Cairo is the Middle East’s Gem
Discover the magic of the largest and most impressive desert city in the world!
Language History: The Origins of 7 Common Phrases
Let's delve deep into history and travel all the way back to Ancient Rome to reveal the origins of 7 common food-related expressions in the English language.
There Is More to Switzerland's Neutrality Than You Know…
Staying neutral during conflict isn't so simple. This video reveals some fascinating facts about Switzerland's neutrality and its true cost.
Hypnotism: Science or Forgery?
His contemporaries called him a charlatan, but in the late 1880s, Dr. Anton Mesmer was onto something we now know as hypnotism.
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?
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?
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
What Would Happen To Your Body If You Stopped Showering?
Ever wondered what would happen if you stopped showering for a long period of time, for example, a month? This video has the answer.
Do You Remember These Foods from the Past?
When is the last time you had congealed salad? Or used Crisco? These 8 foods were once extremely popular, but have fallen out of favor today
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.
The Tram: London's Fascinating Lost Transportation Network
Trams were once a great part of London’s culture. But what happened to them and where are they now?
The World’s First Empire Rose From a Dry Desert
Long before the Ancient Greeks and Romans, there was the Sumerian Empire. How did the world's first empire rise in seemingly impossible conditions?