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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?
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!
The Full 20th Century Evolution of Halloween Costumes
Take a look at this fascinating 100-year evolution of Halloween costumes, from the 1900s to now
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
These Gigantic Ships Make World Trade Possible
The largest container ship in the world is the size of 4 football fields! Learn about these colossally enormous boats and their impact on the economy.
Watch the 1894 Benz Victoria Sizzle the Streets In Style
In this video, you will get to see the 1894 Benz Victoria, one of the world’s first road-legal automobiles. in action.
Why Do Rolls-Royce Cars Cost an Arm and a Leg?
From a paint job infused with diamonds to custom starlight headlines & other bespoke features - this is what makes every Rolls-Royce a luxurious art piece.
Watch Simon's Cat In a Thanksgiving Special!
Watch as Simon meets a new friend, Teddy, in a video that will make you laugh and sigh.
10 Film Noir Movies You Simply Have to Watch
If you're new to this genre and even if you're an old fan, these 10 classic film noir movies are a must-watch for anyone.
7 Knights of the Round Table You May Not Be Aware Of
We have heard of King Arthur and his famous Knights of the Round Table. Here we look at some of the forgotten knights from the period.
Beyond the Inca Empire and Colonialism: History of Peru
The history of Peru goes as far back as 9.000 BC. Learn the basics of this country's history from that time and until today in just 5 minutes
These Scary Urban Legends Will Keep You Up at Night
In the spirit of Halloween approaching, get ready for some of the most chilling urban legends out there
These Feel-Good Facts Warmed My Heart...
These feel-good facts would warm anyone's heart.
Why Dieting Doesn't Usually Work...
Sandra Aamodt is going to tell you how she stopped dieting and still lost 10 pounds.
104-Year-Old Crocheter may be the World's Oldest Street Artist
This awesome grandmother took to the streets to sew up fences, benches and lamp poles all across her town in elaborate knitted art!
See The Story of The Man Who Became An Accidental Genius
Watch the extraordinary story of Jason Padgett, a furniture salesman who turned into a mathematics genius after a brain injury.
Inches or Centimeters? Why We Don’t Use Metric in the US
The real reason why Americans don't use the metric system
These Maps Reveal a Lot of Interesting Facts About America
Which U.S. state is the healthiest? Learn this any many other useful and fun facts about Americans through these fun maps
These 6 Royals Chose a Path Outside the Palace
A list of Royal Family members who have careers outside their royal duties or decided to withdraw from them altogether
Learn Something New Today With These Mind-Blowing Facts
These intriguing facts will teach you something new today.
7 Famous Songs and Their Lesser Known Backstories
The 7 timeless hits in this article have such surprising and memorable backstories we just had to share them with you.
The Original Frankenstein’s Monster: the Golem of Prague
Beginning as a local Jewish legend, the story of the Golem of Prague has since spread all over, half a story of hope, half a cautionary tale
How to Detect a Liar, Explained by a Former FBI agent
Former FBI agent explains about deception detection methods, and debunks common myths.
Use These Fascinating Facts to Feed Your Brain!
Get ready for a delicious dose of fascinating facts and tantalizing tidbits of information.
Some of These Facts About the US Will Leave You Speechless
We have collected the 50 most fascinating facts about each state. Some of them historical, some funny, and some straight out hard to believe.
Newly-Added Words to the Dictionary You Should Know
Learn about some of the newest words that have been added to the dictionary in recent times. We must say, all of these are pretty interesting!
Astounding! The Sound of 14 Ancient Languages of the World
Today, the languages of these mighty kingdoms are dead, but linguists reconstructed how they once sounded. Here is a reproduction of 14 such languages
The Real Reason Why the Mona Lisa is SO Famous
Why is the Mona Lisa the most famous painting in the world? What makes it special? Watch to find out the true story behind Da Vinci's masterpiece
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.
Have You Ever Wondered What is In a Grain of Sand?
The beautiful truth behind the mundane sand grain!
I Can’t Believe These Disaster Photos Are Real
The aftermath of natural disasters is devastating with surreal images that look like something out of a disaster film.
20 Old Buildings That Were Repurposed Quite Creatively
Check out these cool pictures of some old buildings that have now been completely transformed.
16 Surprising Facts that Are Super Interesting
These surprising historical facts will supply a meaty meal for anecdote and history lovers alike. It's so much fun to learn those small details about days gone by.
The Real Story Behind the Most Famous War Poster
The famous 'We Can Do It!' poster is one of the cultural symbols of World War II, but not many know the story behind it...
12 Oddly Specific and Often Funny Terms You Didn’t Know
Did you know the space between your eyebrows has a name? Or what a tittle is? Learn these oddly specific and quite funny terms in this article.
Here’s Why Italians NEVER Drink Cappucino in the Evenings
Why do Italians only drink cappucino in the morning, opting for milk-free caffeinated drinks in the afternoon hours?
Rats Help Archeologists Uncover a Precious Surprise in England
Archeologists uncovered a collection of artifacts in the most unexpected of places while renovating the Oxborough Hall in Norfolk, England.
Do You Know What Happens in Your Hotel Room When You Leave?
When a man leaves his computer camera on and leaves his hotel room, he is shocked when he sees the recording!
Absurd: How a Block of Ice Was Transferred to the Sahara
In 1959 a massive ice block made its way from the Arctic Circle to the Sahahra desert. How was this impossible challenge overcome?
Genghis Khan: Brutal Mass Murderer, or Enlightened Ruler?
Genghis Khan is one of the most famed and feared names in history, but how did he become so great?
The Biggest Jackpots Ever Seen in the History of Las Vegas
Vegas receives millions of visitors annually testing their luck at gambling. These 9 people left Sin City with the biggest wins ever
I Wish They Taught Me These Math Tips at School
Bad at math? Learn how to use these quick and easy methods.
WATCH: A 1960s Classic Reimagined By Iconic Performers
Must Watch! Tom Petty, Jeff Lynne, Steve Winwood and Prince perform a George Harrison classic!
Dogs Can Teach Us a Lot About Friendship...
While dogs may be man's best friend, dogs’ best friends are undoubtedly other dogs, as these adorable pictures go to show.
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