The distance of time has wrapped the story of The Great Library of Alexandria in myths that aren't necessarily true.
Surprising Mummified Discoveries Unearthed in Egypt
Did you know that some of the ancient Egyptians were also buried with mummified exotic animals?
Brick by Brick: the LEGO Story
Ole Kirk Kristiansen losing his job is the best thing to happen to the toy industry in the last century.
The History of Arctic Exploration
Here are three of the people who've explored the freezing ice caps and lived to tell the tale.
The Tower of Babel: Fact or Fiction?
Some recent archaeological findings might suggest that the Tower of Babel did, in fact, exist!
What Do You Really Know About King Leonidas and His 300 Spartan Warriors?
You've seen him portrayed by Gerard Butler in the epic film "300", but have you ever given much thought to the real character of Leonidas, King of Sparta? A large part of what..
Maltese Archaeology and Why You Never Knew About It
When people think of ancient human remains, they imagine Egypt or Africa. But Malta has a lot to offer as well.
Facts You Never Knew About Leonardo da Vinci
Leonardo da Vinci needs no introduction. Everybody knows him as the man artist behind the Mona Lisa, but not many people know about the other aspects of his fascinating life..
The Most Epic Pranks in April Fools’ Day History
The tradition of pulling pranks on each other on the first day of April dates back centuries. And the origins of the day and its customs differ from country to country and..
An Ancient Eight-Mile Long Mural Was Discovered in the Amazon
A recently discovered cave painting was found in the Colombian Amazon, and it's mindblowing in more ways than one.