An ancient ivory cargo was found aboard a ship that sank about 500 years ago.
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..
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 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..
The History Behind Humming
Research has shown that humming can help reduce stress, induce calmness, enhance sleep, and lower our heart rate.
“The Great Moon Hoax” Published in the “New York Sun”
In August 1835, the first articles announced the apparent discovery of life on the moon appeared in the "New York Sun" newspaper. We now call these articles "The Great Moon..
The Woman Who Became Governor 11 Years Before Women’s Suffrage
A 32-year-old woman stepped into the role of governor of Oregon more than a decade before American women gained the right to vote. This means she became the first woman to..
Popcorn and How It Found Its Way Into Movie Theaters
Close your eyes and think about the movie theater. Now take a deep breath. Can you smell it? That warm, salty scent of the fresh popcorn you're now craving for? Good. That..
The Unknown History of Potato Chips
People love potato chips, but we're betting very few people actually know how they came to be.
What’s at the Bottom of the Oak Island Money Pit?
Oak Island, off the coast of Nova Scotia, has sparked the curiosity of many for centuries.
The Tumacacori Mission and the Hidden Treasure
Hundreds of years ago. Arizona was just the thing good treasure stories were made of. The deserts, mountains, and never-ending land were extremely appealing to those looking..
What Lies in the Paris Catacombs
Underneath the romantic streets of Paris, lies a burial chamber (an ossuary, as the professionals call it) with the bones of more than 6 million bodies. This maze of limestone..
Debunking the Myths Around the Green Children of Woolpit
Two kids — brother and sister — with greenish skin appear in a field in a small village in England. They speak an unintelligible language so they can't say anything about..
Famous Celebrities You Won’t Believe Are Still Single
Seeing them on screen or in magazines, you may think that these celebrities’ lives are perfect. After all, they have it all. Well, as it turns out, money, fame, and glamour..
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?
The Secret History of Breakfast
Whether we're sitting down to a bowl of cereal, a spread of pancakes, or bacon and eggs, along with a giant-sized coffee before you head to work, there's a good chance you..