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..
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...
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..
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..
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,..
Has a 220-year-old Mystery Been Solved By These Two Brothers?
Have you heard stories of mysterious islands and buried treasures? Do you think they’re for real? If you are an avid fan of the hit fantasy series, Pirates of the Caribbean, you..
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..
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..
People Who Are The Inspirations For The Most Beautiful Songs Ever Written
Would it surprise you to learn that many of your favorite songs were inspired by actual people? Maybe not; after all, even the greatest artist doesn’t exist in a vacuum. So let’s..
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..
Behind The Scenes Facts From The Iconic Film ‘Cool Hand Luke’
Having fame that could equate to John Wayne's but living a remarkably private and honorable life, Paul Newman is truly a man like no other. Newman, the distinguished actor, award-winning..
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..
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..
Bewitched: Behind the Scenes Secrets About the Hit TV Show
The hit series “Bewitched” premiered September 17th, 1964. At the time of its premiere, no one could have imagined it would still be popular today! The show went on for eight seasons...
The Real-Life Story Behind The Great Escape From Alcatraz
Alcatraz prison was known as the most remote and isolated prison in the world back in the 60s. Due to its location on an island, the prison was considered impossible to escape...
The Most Curious Cases of Extraterrestrial Encounters
Species of life alien to our own are definitely out there. How could this not be the case? With billions of stars just like our sun, in a universe that has been around for at least..