The Real Life Spy Who Inspired the James Bond Series
Dusko Popov served as a double-agent spy during World War II. He also happened to cross paths with James Bond's creator, Ian Fleming...
This Chicken Farmer Spy Contributed to the Nazis' Downfall
Of all the spies who contributed to the downfall of the Nazis during World War II, the story of Juan Pujol Garcia is definitely one of the most compelling.
Was Coco Chanel a Nazi Spy? Evidence Would Suggest So!
Coco Chanel, the founder of the well-known luxury brand, is believed to have been a Nazi spy. Read here to find out more.
Secret Agents Reveal: How to Get People to Like You...
No one knows more about how to gain friends and trust than a top FBI secret agent. Here he provides 6 amazing rules to help you be loved by all.
The Secret Spy Devices of the Cold War!
It's incredible to think of the kind of complex spy games you'd need these devices for...
The 3 Teenage Girls Who Outsmarted the Germans in WWII
Truus and Freddie Oversteegen, and Hannie Schaft used their looks to lure and execute Nazi-supporters in the Netherlands during WWII. This is their story.
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.
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?
The History of IQ Tests Has a Dark Side
This video offers an interesting recount of the rather dark history of IQ tests and the levels of their accuracy.
The Odd History of Ouija Boards
How did this ‘mystical’ board game become so prominent in popular culture? The history of ouija boards may surprise you.
This is the History of Our World in Just 18 Minutes
Using a series of stunning illustrations, David Christian, in a riveting 18 minutes, narrates a complete history of the universe. Take a look!
Have You Watched These Amazing TV Miniseries Yet?
Short-run TV shows are great for quick entertainment. Here’s a list of some of the best miniseries you might not have seen.
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...
Odd One Out - The Reason French Pronunciation Is So Unique
Italian, Spanish, and French all evolved from Latin. If all of these languages have the same root, why does French pronunciation sounds so different?
Conspiracy Theories - A Few Fascinating Things to Consider
Conspiracy theories are easy to dismiss, but they are a normal and interesting part of human psychology. Learn 6 facts on conspiracy theories here.
Irena Sendler - The Woman Who Saved Over 2000 Lives
Get to know the amazing story of Irena Sendler, a social worker who saved the lives of over 2000 Jewish children During World War II
Relive the 1940s Through These Fascinating Photos
These vivid photos will transport you to a bygone era - the United States during the Great Depression and World War II. Absolutely fascinating!
Who Are the Americans That Live in North Korea?
Considering North Korea's secrecy and animosity towards the US, it's surprising to learn that 200 Americans live in the Hermit Kingdom... Who are these people?
This Fortress Has Over 1000 Years of Fascinating History
Over 2 million people visit the Alhambra fortress every year, but few of them know about the secret world beneath this ancient monument.
How Is It MADE? - Drinking Glasses
We all use drinking glasses every day, but not many know about the precision, skill, and scientific process behind making them.
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.
What Are the Odds?! - 20 Creepy Historical Coincidences
These are some of the creepiest, and most spine-chilling coincidental occurrences in history...
Why Do People In Big Cities Walk FASTER?
It's been proven that people who live in big, densely populated cities tend to walk faster than those who live in smaller towns. The question is why?
What Made the Merriam-Webster Dictionary Last So Long
How do new words get added do the dictionary? Watch the surprising history of the Merriam-Webster Dictionary to find out...
A Walk Through the Destroyed City of Berlin in July 1945
In this absolutely fascinating restored footage, you get a glimpse of the partly destroyed streets of Berlin in July 1945, mere months after the German surrender.