How did the eyepatch come to be so strongly linked to pirates?
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.
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.
What Do You Really Know About King Leonidas and His 300 Spartan Warriors?
You've seen him portrayed by Gerard Butler in the film "300" but have you ever given thought to the character of Leonidas?
The Lies Reality TV Has Told You About Sports
Despite its name, reality TV is oftentimes fake. And sports reality TV is no different. Take these shows as an example.
What Lies in the Paris Catacombs
Underneath the romantic streets of Paris, lies a burial chamber with an enchanting story.
What Lies Beneath the Chinese Pyramids?
Shaanxi Province in China has dozens of mysterious pyramids that date back 8,000 years. Some of them holding great secrets.
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?
Introduction to the Spirits of Voodoo
No dolls or needles. Here is a little peek into the spirit world of the Voodoo religion.