The Mona Lisa The Mona Lisa is the most famous, if not the most beautiful painting in the world. Today, this masterpiece is estimated around $2 billion. It's no surprise that..
How Reading and Writing Evolved Through the Years
Scientists are still baffled on how ancient humans acquired the ability to process visual information. In a world where reading and writing didn't exist, how could our ancestors..
How Prince Charles is Related to Count Dracula
Prince Charles hails from a powerful bloodline of famed dignitaries and rulers. The list of reputed noblemen related to him might be long, but there's one in particular that gets..
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. Perfectly preserved within the beautiful swirling colors of the opal rests an insect..
The Language We Speak Affects Our Perception Of Life
Many experts believe that language determines thought. How an individual reacts to everyday life is affected by the vocabulary they have learned through their informative years...
Stolen ‘Life’ Magazine Returned After Half a Century
The Cuyahoga County Public Library, through its Parma branch, received a highly unusual package delivered by the US Postal Service. Inside it was a personal note, along with a..
Ancient Inscriptions by American Whalers Discovered Among Aboriginal Petroglyphs
Researchers believe the sailors were commemorating their voyages. The Dampier archipelago is home to about a million petroglyphs that are carved in many places across its 42 islands..
Could This Be the English Farmhouse That Inspired “Wuthering Heights”?
Literary history is up for grabs, if you have the means. In 1847, Emily Bronte published what would be her only novel, that is now considered an English literature classic. The..
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 used..
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 before..
Our Ashes Might Say More About Us Than We think
A new method done by archaeologists might reveal a cremated skeleton's gender. Archaeologists love discovering an ancient body whether it's preserved in peat, a frozen corpse,..
Stranger Saves An Abandoned Dog In An Amazing Way
Moving day is always mixed with stress and worries for anyone albeit a large family, there's so much that needs to be done and so many people to be catered for before the moving..
Look At What A Couple Found In An Old $20 Couch
Three SUNY students Reese Werkhoven, Lara Russo, and Cally Guasti were living together in a small apartment in the year 2014. Having to go to a store to get a couch for their..
Why These Famous Actors Disappeared From Our Favorite TV Shows
Picture this: you are watching your favorite TV show, you feel like you are a part of the show. You feel like you are friends with the characters, and then all the sudden you realize..
Truths About Hollywood’s Horror Movie Scenes
The story behind the event that signaled the downward spiral of the iconic actress, Tippi Hedren is one that is rather obscure to many. Before this, however, she was judged by..
This Cute Yorkshire Was A Hero In WWII
When we think of heroes, especially war heroes, we most probably are thinking of people like Winston Churchill and Rosie the Riveter and never of a dog. But then, there is Smokey,..