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.
Uncover the Secrets of Pompeii’s Greatest Treasures
Take a drip through history and uncover some of the biggest treasures from the ancient city of Pompeii.
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.
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.
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 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.
See How the Egyptians Actually Built the Pyramids
While we marvel at the great pyramids, we know little about how they were actually constructed. This video sheds some light into that.
Here Is a Look At The Reality of Life in Medieval Castles
We have always believed that living in a medieval castle must have been magical. The truth, however, might have been different.
Battles of History: Greek vs. Chinese War Over... Horses?
Watch the story of this incredible ancient war waged between two super powers of the old world.
The Rise and Fall of the Mongol Empire
The story of an empire so vast and so powerful, it still leaves signs of its passing thousands of years later.
The 3 Teenage Girls Who Outsmarted the Germans in WWII
Truus and Freddie Oversteegen, and Hannie Schaft used their looks to lure and execute Nazi-supporters in the Netherlands during WWII. This is their story.
The Innovation That Helped the Allies Win World War II
In world War II Donald Bailey came up with an innovation that allowed the allies' tanks to cross bodies of water, and consequently win the war...
The Real Life Spy Who Inspired the James Bond Series
Dusko Popov served as a double-agent spy during World War II. He also happened to cross paths with James Bond's creator, Ian Fleming...
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.
The Tram: London's Fascinating Lost Transportation Network
Trams were once a great part of London’s culture. But what happened to them and where are they now?
The World’s First Empire Rose From a Dry Desert
Long before the Ancient Greeks and Romans, there was the Sumerian Empire. How did the world's first empire rise in seemingly impossible conditions?
Sohei: The Buddhist Warrior Monks of Medieval Japan
The story of the the Sohei, warriors also known as Ikko-Ikki.
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.
Take a Midday Stroll Through Ancient Rome!
This extremely detailed cinematic digital reconstruction offers a unique glimpse of everyday life in Ancient Rome
The Real Story Behind the Most Famous War Poster
The famous 'We Can Do It!' poster is one of the cultural symbols of World War II, but not many know the story behind it...
The Art Dealer Who Had to Prove His Paintings Are...Fake?
Learn about one of the strangest trials in history, that of the Dutch art forger Han van Meegeren and his dubious relations with the Nazis
Discover How Colors Were Made Back In The 17th Century
Have you ever wondered where and how the painters of the past got their paint? This video explains how colors were made centuries ago.
History Lesson: The Fall of Constantinople
How did the mighty city, jewel of the Eastern Roman Empire, fall? This is its story.
The Lost Seventh Wonder of the World, the Hanging Gardens
We have ample evidence for all of the ancient seven wonders of the world, except for one: the Hanging Gardens of Babylon. Did it exist?
This Ancient Civilization Just Mysteriously Vanished
Long ago, Malta was inhabited by a mysterious, advanced civilization, but one day, it ceased to exist. What happened?