Everything About the Vatican Explained in Just 7 Minutes
The Vatican is the seat of the Catholic Church. But there is not much else we know about it. This video provides some interesting facts.
Two Centuries Ago, We Experienced a Year Without a Summer
The year 1816 saw a weather event so devastating that it will never be forgotten by history.
Language vs Dialect - How Are They Different?
You've surely heard about the term "dialect" before. But have you ever considered how a language and a dialect differ?
History Lesson: How Was the Kingdom of England Formed?
The history of England is complex and often confuses people. Learn the story of its formation in just 10 minutes...
Alexander Died Young. But What Happened After His Passing?
Alexander the Great didn't enjoy a long life. But what happened to his empire after his death?
New York City's Lost and Forgotten Skyscraper
The Singer Building was once the most magnificent skyscraper in New York City, but it was demolished in 1968, becoming the tallest building to be demolished...
The Strangest Gifts Countries Have Given Each Other
Remember that strange time Egypt gave France a life giraffe as a present? No? Then you've got to hear all about it and 9 other unexpected gifts between countries.
Why Was the Ford Pinto Such a Controversial Car?
Ford Pinto was once the most popular cars in the United States but it soon turned out to be the most controversial one as well...
Are These Famous Photos of Lee Harvey Oswald Fake?
The authenticity of the infamous photo of Lee Harvey Oswald with a rifle has been analyzed and recreated for decades... Is it fake or not?
There Are Surprising Stories Behind Every US State’s Name
Learn the fascinating history behind the origin of each US state's name.
Explore Some of the World's Most Radioactive Locations
Chernobyl isn’t the only radioactive site on earth. Here are a few more…
History: The Swamp of Many Hidden Secrets
Find out the truth about the secret communities that lived in the Great Dismal Swamp in North America.
The BEST of Hilariously Inaccurate Medieval Animal Art
The way some Medieval artists drew animals was so utterly inaccurate and funny that we keep laughing at them more than 6 centuries later!
Discover the Story of This Little-Known Medieval Kingdom
Discover the origins of the little-known kingdom of the Isles that existed way back in the 840s.
Let’s Go For a Ride in a 1909 White Steam Car!
Take a ride in a 1909 white steam car which looks as beautiful and elegant as ever.
Car Designs Have Changed SO Much Over the Last Century
A classic car expert provides an in-depth analysis of the last 100 years of car design.
The Surprising History of School Summer Vacations
Kids today take the summer vacation for granted, but there was a time it didn't exist. Why do we have the summer break, and when did it start?
This Physician's Map Helped Stop the 1854 Cholera Epidemic
Learn all about John Snow, the renowned physician who helped stop the 1854 cholera outbreak with a simple map.
This World War 1 Chapel Holds Many Secrets
An old and abandoned chapel in Germany, from the World War One era, has many hidden secrets...
The 4 Biggest Aircraft Fails in History
Even the airline industry has its black sheep, and these four aircraft may just be the worst ones of the bunch.
Fun Geography - These Countries Moved Their Capitals
Changing the capital city is a surprisingly common practice in history, and the historical reasons for the change of capitals are often fascinating!
Building the Great Wall of China Was a Remarkable Feat
The Great Wall of China is one of the greatest engineering feats in history. Find out what went behind its construction.
These Maps Reveal Interesting Facts About the World
Take a look at these unique maps that show us the world like never before...
He Was 17 Years Old and Broke. Then He Invented Subway...
Did you know the inspiring story of Fred DeLuca, the man who went on to create the famous brand Subway when he was only 17?
How Did European Countries Get Their Names?
Did you know that the word Spain, the name of the country, is translated from Phoenician as "the land of rabbits?"