Pretend for a moment that you wake up one morning to discover the Internet has disappeared. Would this be doomsday for us all?
If penis size is any indication, the ancient Greeks truly thought good things came in small - sometimes very small - packages.
It looks like a broken-down UFO, but the Buzludzha Monument stands as an abandoned concrete reminder of Bulgaria’s Communist Party past.
The greatest pirate story ever told isn't the Pirates of the Caribbean movies; it has already occurred—300 years ago. It is the story of...
During the hardships of the Great Depression Kentucky went the extra mile on horseback to make sure everyone had access to books.
Western Sahara is home to a fortified wall 16 times longer than what used to divide Berlin. It’s also dropped millions of landmines into...
Today rooftopping is the domain of urban adrenaline junkies, but it started off as a very dangerous side of the construction trade.
History has a long list of infamous villains, but as it turns out some of these bad boys may not have been as evil as they’ve been made out...
The #MeToo movement is empowering women today, but in the early 20th century ladies didn’t have social media - they had very sharp hatpins.
There was a time when taking photographs meant using film, and that applied to spy satellites as well. So how did the pictures make it to...
The Centennial Light Bulb has been shining bright for over 100 years now. How come it seems like bulbs today burn out in only a few months?
Christmas hasn't always been an eggnog-fueled free-for-all in America. There was a time when even whistling a holiday tune was illegal.
Christmas season in the United States is not exclusive to one belief system, so why shouldn’t American Muslims get in on the festive spirit?
Do you know the origin stories of your favorite foods? We're betting you wouldn't recognize some of them when they're still in the fields.
100 years ago a deadly explosion lead to a Christmas tradition between the cities of Boston and Halifax. Kindness truly knows no boundaries.
The next time you're cracking open your favorite canned dinner staple, give Napoleon Bonaparte a little thank you.
The human brain is an amazing tool, but why is it so lousy at comprehending the seriousness of big picture problems like climate change?