Prince Charles hails from a powerful bloodline of famed dignitaries and rulers. One of them is non-other than Count Dracula.
The Tragic History Most People Don’t Know About McDonalds
If you were to ask the average McDonald's customer who founded the fast-food empire, they'd guess it was somebody named "McDonald."
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 Language We Speak Affects Our Perception Of Life
A series of tests made by scholars concluded that knowledge in words might alter a human's visual perception.
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?
11 Most Expensive Things in the World That have Been Stolen
These works of art and pieces of pop culture were at the heart of some of the most high-profit crimes in history.
From Witch Hunting to Witchcraft Allegations: Who Was Giles Corey?
Few men have suffered the consequences of the infamous Salem witch trials. This is Giles Corey's story.
Why Do We Love True Crime Shows?
Everywhere we turn these days, it seems like there's a new, wildly successful—book, podcast, or show devoted to a crime.
The Mysterious Ninth Legion of Ancient Rome
Known as the Ninth Legion, one of the most fearsome elite units in the Roman Empire mysteriously went completely missing.
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.
The Gangster Who Left Behind a $150 Million Treasure
Dutch Schultz went to great lengths to keep his money hidden and this secret stash is one of the greatest treasures that have yet to be discovered.
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.
We Forgive You: These Celebs Have Survived Some Pretty Bad Decisions
Read on to discover what makes Kim K', Oprah, George Clooney, and more cringe to this day.
The Origin of the Word “Okay” and How it Started as a Joke
The roots of the word "OK" date all the way back to the 1830s, and it started as a joke!
Yeast Found In Ancient Grape and Asian Rice Wine Is Used to Make Today’s Beer
Saccharomyces Cerevisiae is a species of yeast that's often referred to as "brewer's yeast." Humans have harvested this resource since ancient times. It has different strains..
Strange Ancient Insect Found Fossilized In A Piece of Indonesian Opal
While opal is always a valuable find, this piece bears a tiny yet remarkable secret cargo.