Vincent van Gogh is known for his artwork, devotion to his craft, and his extensive contributions to Western art. That being said, he may be most well known for one..
The Ongoing Mystery of Edgar Allan Poe’s Death
Ironically, no one knows just how the mystery writer died. Several theories surround his death but it's still a mystery.
The Long & Flavorful History of Restaurants
Though it may seem like people have been eating outside of their homes since the beginning of time, restaurants (like everything else) have a long and exciting history. People..
From Their Name to Their Principles – The History of London Bobbies
In London, they don't refer to their Metropolitan Police as "detective" or "officer," they call their policemen as "Bobby." What is the origin of the term? What is the history..
Tips on How to Host a Medieval Christmas
If you're ever in the mood to host Christmas as it was observed and celebrated in the Middle Ages -- we've got you covered.
The Truth About History’s Biggest Misconceptions
What if we were to tell you the most common stories accepted as facts couldn't be further from the truth?
3 of Hollywood’s Most Rebellious Women
Along with expectations comes rebellion. These Hollywood "bad girls" found themselves repeatedly amid scandal.
Is Babe Ruth Responsible for the Pinstripes on the Yankees’ Uniform?
Rumor has it that the New York Yankees added their famous pinstripes to make Babe Ruth look thinner.
How These Three Infamous Hand Gestures Came to Be
Let's look at three of history's most famous hand gestures, where they originated, and what they initially meant.
The Strange and Spooky History of Halloween
There's nothing quite like putting on a costume and getting free candy on Halloween, is there? Knocking on your neighbors' doors for what felt like an eternity and picking out..