When the hairdryer first blew into town it was a huge, cumbersome, technological feat. Like hairstyles over the decades, things have changed.
For millions of people St. Patrick’s Day is cause for celebration, but where did the whole ridding Ireland of snakes story come from?
Olympic Games are definitely a spectacle, but the cost of hosting an event the entire world will watch comes at a huge price.
It looks like a broken-down UFO, but the Buzludzha Monument stands as an abandoned concrete reminder of Bulgaria’s Communist Party past.
Some foods were never meant to be on the same plate together, So how did some modern-age, stomach-turning recipes come to be? Blame history.
Stuntmen of the early 20th century lived hard and played hard. They may have been slightly crazy, but they helped prove anything is...
If looks could kill is one thing, but what if style itself could be the killer? A look back at history shows how people were dying to be...
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...
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.
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.
Would the kids of today survive the death-defying playgrounds of the past? Perhaps. Their parents? Chances are good for a heart attack.
The history of slavery is full of heartless and cruel stories, but one heinous case forced the action needed to end the British slave trade.
The next time you're cracking open your favorite canned dinner staple, give Napoleon Bonaparte a little thank you.
Did they or didn't they? A physicist has devised a formula that puts math to work in testing the validity of a conspiracy theory.
If pyramids are your thing, don't put all your eggs in the Egypt basket. There's somewhere else you can go to see twice as many of them.
Amongst the many nasty things the Nazis did during WWII was steal a lot of art. Billions of dollar's worth, in fact. Thankfully, someone is...
Why does the deadliest mass shooting in America's history always seem to get overlooked? We wish we had an answer for you.