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The Most Unbelievable Land Boom in America’s History
Miami Beach started as a swampy island, and that is just one bit of Florida's fascinating history.
These Man Made Pools Provide Support to Millions of People
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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?
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
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?
Welcome the Summer Season with These Beautiful Quotes
Welcome the balmy summer season with these beautiful warm-weather quotes.
Why You’re Nauseous After Eating: 9 Causes You Should Know
Feeling a bit queasy after a large and heavy meal is normal, but regularly experiencing nausea after eating can point to an underlying medical condition.
History Lesson: The War of Aztec vs. Spanish
The story of one of the most bloody and ruthless war in human history.
What Happens If Everyone Stopped Paying Taxes At Once?
Taxes are annoying, but reality is always more complicated than we think. This is what would happen if everyone stopped paying taxes.
This Family Drives People to the Hospital For Free
Take a look at the inspiring story of this family from India that has been riding people to the hospital for free.
20 Old Buildings That Were Repurposed Quite Creatively
Check out these cool pictures of some old buildings that have now been completely transformed.
14 Handy Charts and Tables to Enrich Your Knowledge
For the curious minds out there, we put together yet another collection of fascinating charts, maps, and tables covering various topics - from history to nature!
6 Famous Places And Objects Which Never Existed
If you hear a story enough times, eventually you will start believing it's true. Here are 6 examples of famous historical places and objects which never existed...
The History of Hitchhiking Is Surprisingly Interesting
The reason why the custom of hitchhiking doesn't exist anymore will surprise you. No, it's not because it's too dangerous...
The Incredible History of China's Terracotta Army
China's first emperor, Qin Shi Huang Di, had built a platoon of clay soldiers to accompany him in the afterlife. Find out more about this unusual piece of history.
Wow! Look at the Size of These Massive Fruits & Veggies!
These massive fruits and vegetables could feed you for an entire year!
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.
Useful Guides: 14 Handy Charts You Must Save
These wonderfully informative charts are worth saving... Take a look.
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?
7 Odd Moments in History That Sound Too Surreal Today
Learn about some truly unusual and bizarre events from history that would have probably broken the Internet if they happened today.
8 Times the Future Was Predicted With Eerie Accuracy
Here, we present some truly remarkable fictional predictions made in history that actually turned out to be true.
15 Latin Phrases We Use to This Day Without Even Realizing
As an English, speaker you likely know more Latin than you ever thought you did. Just look at these 15 Latin phrases and see if you know what they mean...
Concerns Over Kim Jong-un’s Health Put Spotlight on Sister
Kim Jong-un's month-long absence made many believe he's critically ill. If that is true, could his confidante & sister Kim Yo-jong become the next ruler?
8 Weird and Wacky Failed Inventions from the Past
Here is a look at some weird and wacky inventions from the past that never quite took off despite their innovativeness.
You Must See This Unique Documentation of The Pandemic
Trauma surgeon Annie Onishi has documented 10 weeks of her life working inside a hospital during the peak of Covid-19, and it's absolutely fascinating.
The Fascinating Histories of 7 Towns That No Longer Exist
These 7 largely-forgotten towns have been abandoned for years. These are their fascinating stories.
Music Helps Alzheimer's Patient Remember His Family
Ted McDermott suffers from memory loss as a result of his Alzheimer's disease. However, when he sings with his son, his memory remarkably flows back to him.
This Beautifully Restored Video Makes the 1930s Come Alive
This brilliantly restored video from 1939 features a lively scene of women swing-dancing the Lindy Hop.
10 Difficult Words in English Everyone Should Know
English has many difficult words with meanings that are nearly impossible to guess, which makes them super tough to remember. Here are 10 such words
The Rule of Three: Survival Myths DEBUNKED
This video delves into the human physical limits and breaks a few persistent survival myths.
15 Common Words You Are Pronouncing WRONG
Here is a list of some of the most common English words that are generally mispronounced by a majority of us.
15 MOST Expensive Possessions in the World!
This is a list of the most expensive items sold in the past decade that features some of the most prized possessions of history and art!
Watch Andrea Bocelli and His Daughter Perform "Hallelujah"
Watch the legendary singer Andrea Bocelli perform a beautiful rendition of the famous song "Hallelujah" with his little daughter.
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.
16 Brilliant Design Ideas That Deserve an Award
Looking through these clever product designs, you will keep finding yourself thinking ‘how didn't anybody think of this before?’
Do You Know What Goes Into the Average Marshmallow?
Marshmallows are one of the most beloved treats in the US. But do you know what they're actually made of and hoe they are produced?
Dancing With Matt Through Half the Globe is Really Fun.
Have you met Matt? If you live anywhere, and we do mean ANYWHERE on this planet, you may have already met him!
Why Was Hannibal Considered Rome’s Most Dangerous Enemy?
Get to learn some little-known facts about Hannibal Barca, one of the greatest generals in history and a complicated historical figure.
Ever Wonder How Movie Sound Effects Were Made?
Remember the scene from ‘Monty Python and the Holy Grail’ where coconuts were used to recreate horse sounds? The iconic comedy wasn’t too far off...
7 Interventions of Mother Nature That Altered History
We tend to forget how much power nature has over us. These are 7 times extreme weather conditions completely changed the course of history.
These Companies Across America Are Older Than the Country!
Here are 10 companies that have been around since the 18th century and continue to expand and operate after all these decades.
Stranded in Lockdown: 8 Crazy Places People Got Stuck
Read 8 unbelievable lockdown stories of people getting stuck in the most unexpected places imaginable. Truth is, many of them are still there now!
Rare Video: 1927 London in Real Color...
London was the final stop in a marathon journey around Britain filmed as a series of cinema travelogues.
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