With a history spanning over 4,000 years, chocolate has traveled a rocky road to becoming the mass-produced success it is today.
Apple Withdrew Facebook’s Developer Credentials Over An App That Mined Teenagers’ Device Data
Operating under the entirely Orwellian title “Facebook Research,” the app that got Apple up in arms paid users as young as 13 years of age $20 a month in exchange for..
The History of America’s Greatest Shoe: The Converse All Star
The timeless Converse All-Stars, or Chuck Taylors as they are nicknamed, have played a major role in modern pop culture.
When Did Foraging Become So Popular?
Foraging for wild food has grown in popularity over recent years, both as a fun activity and as a lifestyle choice.
5 Lessons from Pandemics of the Past
While pandemics around the world have wreaked havoc on populations through the centuries, like the Bubonic Plague and 1918 pandemic, societies sharpened their critical..
A True Marvel: Get to Know Stan Lee
Stan Lee's incredible career has shaped today's mainstream and culture and comic book culture in particular.
Here’s a Brief History of The Emoji
Emojis have come along way, and are now far more than the standard yellow smiley of yesteryear; but where do they come from?
Strange Comic Book Adaptations That Are Hilariously Weird and Interesting
Comic books made a grand comeback a few years ago, with superhero blockbusters hitting cinemas and televisions one after another. It's safe to say that the hiatus has finally..
The Troubled Life of Rockstar Kurt Cobain
Kurt Donald Cobain was the frontman of the legendary band Nirvana. He was a troubled soul, but his music lives on.
A Brief History of Witches, Were They Villains or Victims?
This fascinating figure has long symbolized our society's complex views and attitudes towards female intuition and power.
How One Man Liberated a Whole Nation
After 27 years in prison, on February 11, 1990, Nelson Mandela was released. As the leader of the African National Congress (ANC), the most established black political..
The Origin of Dog Training
Let us glance back to how dog training had developed over the past few years.
Whoops! Did You Throw Out These Valuable Items?
Ever looked at that old thing sitting on top of your bookcase and wondered “could I sell that for a huge payout?”
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?
Fascinating Facts About the Montgomery Bus Boycott
The Montgomery bus boycott is one of the earliest civil rights protests and it's also the event that helped make Rosa Parks a household name.