If gravity were suddenly gone forever we’d all realize pretty quickly how much we’re taking this universal force for granted.
For millions of people St. Patrick’s Day is cause for celebration, but where did the whole ridding Ireland of snakes story come from?
Humans have been digging towards the center of the Earth for decades. Hypothetically, what if we were to make it all the way through? What...
Pole reversal: it’s not something that will destroy all humans, but you would definitely notice some big changes around the neighbourhood.
We hear an awful lot about global warming these days, but what if that concept was taken to the extreme and the entire planet’s ice melted?
What would it take for a thrown fastball to almost break the speed of light barrier? Not much luck and a whole lot of science.
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.
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...