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The Surprising Reason Why We Don’t Hear Ad Jingles Anymore
Have you ever wondered why you don’t really hear jingles anymore? Why did they disappear, and what does it have to do with Michael Jackson? Find out here.
A Lion-Sized Hyena and Other Dangerous Animals in History
Get to know some of history's most fearsome animals in this video. One of them is actually a mosquito!
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.
Uncover the Many Secrets of the Fabled City of Atlantis
The legend of the fabled city of Atlantis has fascinated historians for centuries. Let's take a dive into its deepest secrets.
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.
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.
These Strange Foods Got People Through the Depression Era
The Great Depression forced people to get creative with their food. Here are a few strange foods that got Americans through those rough years.
13 Funny Palindromes That Will Make You Giggle
People have been enjoying palindromes for centuries - here are 13 funny examples that are sure to make crack you up.
5 Heartwarming Stories of Animals and Their People
Take a look at some heartwarming stories of animals forming a special bond with humans.
Meet Every Known Type of Gladiator from Ancient Rome
There’s much we don’t know about these amazing fighters and this documentary sheds some in-depth light on every known type of gladiator from Ancient Rome.
These People Had No Idea What This Amazing ATM Can Do…
A bank in Canada found an incredibly touching way to say “thank you”, I wish my bank would do this for me!
These Engineers Had Just One Job and They Botched It Up
Let's take a look at some of the worst architectural fails in the world.
These Dogs Have Skills!
Behold the incredible stunt dogs and frisbee champions!
The True Origin of the Word ‘Like’ May Surprise You
It’s everywhere, and everyone uses it without even noticing. So why do we even say the word 'Like' in the middle of sentences
Museums Are Simply Treasure Troves - 16 Fascinating Photos
These incredibly cool and interesting exhibits prove what treasure troves museums are!
Take a Look at the Rarest Dog Breeds from Around the World
Check out this video that features the rarest and most fascinating dog breeds from all over the world.
15 People Who Have the STRANGEST Hobbies
Some people's hobbies, as it turns out, are stranger than others. Here are 15 bizarre yet cool hobbies keeping people busy
Can You Guess the English Word With Over 600 Meanings?
The English language has been around for so many centuries, it has gathered quite an elusive and industrious history, as seen in these facts
Add Color to These Vintage Photos With a Mere Mouse Click!
Although we imagine the world prior the 1950s in terms of black and white, new colorization techniques have changed everything. Enjoy this interactive post.
Become the Anecdote Master With These Astonishing Facts
I never say no to knowing a few more astonishing facts. What a fascinating world we live in.
Rwanda: The Singapore of Africa?
Will Rwanda eventually earn the name "Singapore of Africa"?
A Fascinating Look at the Art of Misdirection
Known as one of the greatest pickpockets of all time, Apollo Robbins now prefers to study the eccentricities of human behavior... while he steals your watch.
17 Inventive Wedding Invitations No One Would Say No To
Some wedding invitations are pretty bland, but not these genius creations. Here are 17 invitations that no one would ever turn down.
Egyptian Mythology: The Most Awesome Lesser-Known Gods
The ancient Egyptians worshipped thousands of gods and goddesses. Here is a look at some of the lesser-known ones.
Gripping Facts About the Lives of Medieval Knights
Riding dragons and saving damsels in distress? This video lists some truly interesting facts about the true nature of being a knight.
I Just Wanted to Let You Know: I'm Thinking of You
Is there anyone in your life whom you're thinking of deeply right now? Send them a little greeting to let them know.
10 English Words That Come From Native American Languages
Some seemingly ordinary English words, such as barbecue, raccoon, and even squash, actually come from Native American languages and it's fascinating!
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.
The Origin Story of the Gerber Baby, and Who It Became...
Find out who's the person, and what's the story, behind one of the world most known faces.
11 Relatively Unknown Peculiar Jobs That No Longer Exist
Here is a collection of lesser-known jobs that are now obsolete. Some of them may sound unusual or even funny; even though they are real.
The Odd and Eccentric Writing Rituals of 10 Famous Writers
Their odd writing rituals & quirks of these famous writers - from keeping rotten apples in the desk to walking lobsters on a leash - raise a number of questions.
How 6 Pandemics Stopped and What We Can Learn From That
Here is how 6 major disease outbreaks in history have ended, and what we have learned from them.
The Extraordinary Origins of 10 Common English Words
In this article, we uncover the extraordinary etymology of 10 common English words, including ‘daisy’, ‘eavesdropper’, and ‘vaccine’.
What Makes Silk SO Expensive?
Just one yard of silk can cost as much as 100 US dollars, which is many times the cost of silk-like polyester fabrics. But what makes this fabric so pricy?
Ancient Greece: A Quick and Fascinating Overview
Want to learn everything about ancient Greece without having to read a book? Here's a quick crash course on the fascinating subject.
These Sounds Have Been Proven to Be Attractive to Dogs
These few sounds have been proven to be attractive to dogs. Try them out now with your furry friend.
Watch These Underrated Christmas Films This Holiday Season
Watching some feel-good Christmas movies during the holiday season can be great fun. Here we have some underrated Christmas movies for you.
You Think Some Sounds Are Universal? Think Again.
Ever wanted to know what dogs sound like in Japanese? Or how about the sound of clapping in Portuguese?
These Photos Make Sure We Will Never Forget WW2
These photos document some of the moments of this epic yet haunting time in our history. I hope that future generations will not forget the lessons that war has taught us.
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.
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.
From Ages 7 to 93 these People Share Tips on Ageing Gracefully
Watch people of all ages offer words of wisdom to their younger counterparts.
The Remarkable Stories of People Rescuing Helpless Animals
I love animals, and I LOVE people who save them!
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