The roots of the word "OK" date all the way back to the 1830s, and it started as a joke!
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..
The History Behind Humming
Research has shown that humming can help reduce stress, induce calmness, enhance sleep, and lower our heart rate.
The Tumacacori Mission and the Hidden Treasure
One of the most famous legends of a hidden Arizonian treasure is the story of the Tumacácori Mission.
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.
The Tower of Babel: Fact or Fiction?
Some recent archaeological findings might suggest that the Tower of Babel did, in fact, exist!
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.
Demystifying Anastasia Romanov
Anastasia Romanov's unbelievable story is wilder than any reality show out there.
The Scientific Mystery of Why Humans Like Music?
From an evolutionary point of view, it makes no sense whatsoever that music affects our emotions as they do.
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.
The Strange and Spooky History of Halloween
There's nothing quite like putting on a costume and getting free candy on Halloween, is there? Knocking on your neighbors' doors for what felt like an eternity and picking out..
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.
Fool Me Once Shame on You – Sneaky Ways Brands Have Misled Consumers Part 2
If our previous list was any indication of just how common this is, then prepare to brace yourself for more even sneaky ways in which brands have misled their consumers.
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 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.
Dragon Man: The New Human Species
The Dragon Man's Skull's history is worthy of an Indiana Jones film.