A Quick History of the Necktie
Learn the origins of the necktie in 3 minutes
The Fascinating History of Chicago's Famous Lakeshore
Discover the story of how Chicago developed its lakefront into one of the best in the world.
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.
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?
There Are Surprising Stories Behind Every US State’s Name
Learn the fascinating history behind the origin of each US state's name.
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.
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.
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.
Recreating a Forgotten Firework Tradition From Wales
Rock cannons are 18th-century fireworks from Wales. They are mostly forgotten today, but this video recreates these cool fireworks, so you can see it live!
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...
Pigeons Have Played a Massive Role in World History
Pigeons are one of the most common birds in the world, but they're utterly underrated. In fact, they have played a huge role in world history. Find out more...
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.
History Lesson: The Armored War Elephants of Ancient India
Elephants in ancient Indian history played a crucial part in warfare. Find out more about their fascinating history...
Explained: The Reason Why February Only Has 28 Days
Ever wondered why February consists of only 28 days? Well, here are some answers...
These Bizarre Historical Heists Almost Sound Made Up
Did you know that an entire church was once stolen brick by brick? Learn about some unbelievable historical heists here.
Explained: The Fascinating Origins of Human Language
Have you ever wondered how did human language come into existence? Find out the origins of language in this video.
Why Alexander’s Speech During the Opis Mutiny is Legendary
Have you heard about Alexander the Great's historic speech during the Opis Mutiny? Find out why it was so special.
The Roman Emperor Aurelian: Restorer of the World
Learn more about the Roman emperor Aurelian, also known as the “Restorer of the World”.
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.
The Life of an Average Viking Was Quite Fascinating!
Vikings have fascinated all of us. But do you what was the typical Viking lifestyle like? Find out.
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.
Ancient Egyptian Cuisine Was So Fascinating!
Let's travel back in time and get to know what the diet of ancient Egyptians was really like.
15 of the Most Bizarre Inventions from the Medieval Times
Let's learn about some truly bizarre and unusual inventions from Medieval times that sound really crazy today.