It's a festive ritual that adds a citrusy spark to the season. There is more to Christmas oranges than you may think.
Beautiful Abandoned Places
There are places that were once thriving and are now destroyed or abandoned, and we are here to take you on a journey.
What Lies in the Paris Catacombs
Underneath the romantic streets of Paris, lies a burial chamber with an enchanting story.
The Secret History of Breakfast
Why do we eat pancakes? Why is cereal considered a breakfast food? And what did we drink at breakfast before we had coffee?
Our Ashes Might Say More About Us Than We think
A new method done by archaeologists might reveal a cremated skeleton's gender.
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.
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 Crazy Conspiracy Theory on the Prohibition That Was Actually True
Conspiracy theories typically have two common elements – they’re crazy and suggest an elaborate government cover-up. When you first read about them, you think the..
Debunking the Myths Around the Green Children of Woolpit
This folk tale is pretty famous around Woolpit, England, where the alleged kids magically appeared.
Photos from Behind the Scenes of Your Favorite Movies
When they first appeared on the silver screen, movies brought the nation and the world together like never before. They're still an incredibly important part of our cultural..
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.
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..
How King Charles is Related to Count Dracula
Prince Charles hails from a powerful bloodline of famed dignitaries and rulers. One of them is non-other than Count Dracula.
Three-Year-Old Was Protected by a Bear While Lost in the Woods
On February 22, 2019, a 3-year-old boy named Casey Hathaway suddenly disappeared from his grandmother’s yard, in Ernul, North Carolina. The boy was playing with his friends..
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!
More Simple Home Hacks That Will Make Your Life Infinitely Easier!
We bet you have so much spare time now that your chores are done so quickly and efficiently.