One of the most well-known facts about Switzerland is that it often stays neutral during conflicts. But when you delve d.. Read More
Fun History: How Pink Became the ‘Official’ Girls’ Color
It seems like a natural law of the world at this point, but actually, pink wasn’t always associated with girls. This video explains how the phenomenon began.
What Species Is the Oldest on Earth? You’ll Be Surprised
You'd be surprised to find out how far back some species go, including humans...
Why Cairo is the Middle East’s Gem
Discover the magic of the largest and most impressive desert city in the world!
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.
We Bet You Didn’t Know The Word OK’s True Meaning
It feels like one of the most natural and obvious words in our vocabulary, but it isn’t exactly so. Watch to find out OK’s interesting origins.
Joke: How to Give a Cat Its Pill
How to give a cat a pill...
Joke: From Work to Worse
I was sitting in the waiting room of the hospital after my wife had gone into labor.
Why Are Macadamia Nuts Twice As Expensive As Other Nuts?
Macadamia nuts cost twice as much as ordinary nuts, but their buttery flavor isn't the reason why they're so pricy...
The 8 Feel-Good Movies That Will Surely Lift Your Mood
Feeling gloomy? Here are some happy and feel good movies that should certainly lift your spirits.
The World Needs to Listen to This Song Now More Than Ever
Watch legendary singer Louis Armstrong perform his hauntingly beautiful and iconic song ‘What A Wonderful World’, live during this concert.
These Words Capture the Complexities of Love
Love is a complex emotion, and other languages have found ways of expressing it in a way that English cannot.
This Group of Old Ladies is Amazing. I'm Inspired.
The Amazing Story of 'The Optimists'.
Old History: A Rivalry Between Greek and Latin Christians
The rivalry between the Catholic and Orthodox churches in the Middle Ages was one of the most epic struggles of the dark ages. Learn all about it in this great animated video.
Seniors Recreate Famous Album Covers and It’s HILARIOUS
One senioe care facility in England came up with a hilarious photoshoot idea, and these are the brilliant results
These Mysterious Cases of Exorcism Are Infamous...
History is full of demon possession and ecorcism stories, which will make your spine crawl. Here are three such mysterious cases.
History Can Be Ironic & These 12 Stories Prove Just That!
These 12 short stories from world history are strange, tragic, but most importantly, utterly ironic...
18 Things in Your Home You Need to Get Rid of Immediately
There are many things in your house that we really shouldn't be using. Let's take a look at a few of them.
8 Historical Coincidences That are Too Bizarre to Be Fake
Throughout history, there were many events that could only occur due to incredible coincidences. Here are 8 of history weirdest coincidences, these stories sound stranger than fiction.
14 Nifty Thriftstore Treasures Found by Complete Accident!
These are the coolest thrift store finds we've ever seen! From a whale lamp to a mini library, all 14 are so amazing!
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!
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’.
Was The First Famous War Photo in History Staged?
“The Valley of the Shadow of Death” is the first famous war photo in history, but journalists started questioning its genuineness. Was this famous photo staged?
This Train Ride Takes You on a Trip Through US History
In this video, you can hop aboard the "Crescent" train that takes you on a fascinating journey through American history.
21 Ancient Technologies That Really Surpassed Their Time
Ancient civilizations may be less primitive than we thought. These 12 discoveries prove some of these cultures might be more advanced than expected
Learn How to Show Empathy When It's Needed Most
Learn the power of empathy in this short, but important video.
Where Did 'Murphy's Law' Come From?
Learn the origin of this common phrase - Murphy's Law
Phrases We Use Without Realizing It’s a Shakespeare Quote
William Shakespeare had a huge impact on modern English, so much so that most of us are quoting the great bard every day without even realizing it!
You Won’t Believe These 11 Phrases Are Over a Century Old
These 11 words and phrases seem like they're a recent invention in English, but they're actually at least a century old...
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?
Useful Guides: 14 Handy Charts You Must Save
These wonderfully informative charts are worth saving... Take a look.
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...
Why the Ever Growing Demand for Succulents is Dangerous
The popularity of succulents and cacti has a dark side... Learn why this is dangerous and what can be done about it.
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?
Forgotten Bookmarks: Charming Old Things Found in Books
This collection of photos features some odd yet charming old things that people discovered inside the pages of books.
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.
Does Regrowing Vegetables From Scraps Actually Work?
You're likely aware that you can regrow certain vegetables using scraps. But the real question is, does this method work for every type of vegetable?
Medieval Castles: How in the World Were They Built?
These three people are doing the seemingly impossible - they are trying to build a Medieval castle using 13th-century tools and techniques only!
13 Quirky Vintage Inventions That Should Be Brought Back
Check out these cool and quirky vintage inventions that could be useful to many of us today!
History: What Was it Like Being an Old West Sheriff?
This video shows us how a sheriff from the wild west actually led his daily life. Was it really as glamorous as we thought? Find out.
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
How To Save a Hummingbird...
Bringing a Hummingbird Back to Life...
History Lesson: When Numbers Were Banned
Did you know that once upon a time, some numbers were considered dangerous? Explore the history behind banned numbers here.
These Clever Pictures Illustrate Common GRAMMAR Conundrums
The world of English grammar is a confusing place where words that mean different things may be spelled or pronounced the same... Here are 15 examples
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