Everybody knows him as the man artist behind the Mona Lisa, but Leonardo da Vinci is so much more than that.
Why Pirates Were So Obsessed With Eyepatches
How did the eyepatch come to be so strongly linked to pirates?
The History of School Uniforms
Have you ever thought about where school uniforms come from? It all started sooner than you'd think.
Did a Cow Really Start the Great Chicago Fire?
The myth of the cow that started the Great Chicago Fire has been circulating for so long, people rarely question it.
Surprising Mummified Discoveries Unearthed in Egypt
Did you know that some of the ancient Egyptians were also buried with mummified exotic animals?
Popcorn and How It Found Its Way Into Movie Theaters
It's hard to remember a time when popcorn and movie theaters weren't so intertwined. Apparently, this pairing took some time.
There Is an Ancient City Buried Under Lake Titicaca
After learning about the possible existence of a temple in the area, Belgian archaeologist Christophe Delaere went digging.
What Do You Really Know About the Moon Landing?
Here are some lesser-known facts you might like to know about the pivotal day when human feet touched the moon.
Uncle Sam and How He Became an American Staple
Have you ever wondered who was the original Uncle Sam and how he became such a huge deal?
The Rules NFL Cheerleaders Have to Follow are Truly Medieval
Here are a few examples of the absurdity that is NFL-approved ladylike behavior.