7 Weirdest Ancient Artifacts That May Never Be Explained

Over the years, experts have discovered numerous artifacts that date back to the distant past but, unfortunately, they are still not able to determine exactly when and where they originate from, nor what precisely they were used for. Taking into account that those artifacts are thousands of years old, what's even more puzzling is their shape and materials they are made of as well as the fact that

5 Creepiest Creatures From Native American Mythology

Every nation and culture has its own mythical creatures, some of which are benevolent and kind whereas others can be quite ferocious. We are all familiar with the creatures from Greek or Roman mythology who were annihilated by brave heroes. However, the mythology of Native American tribes is quite different and more horrific, especially when it comes to evil forces or creatures. Usually, those cre

8 Ancient Pirate Mysteries That Were Never Solved

Back in the past, as the sailing technology was gradually developing, many people set off to explore the seas and oceans for various purposes. Some wanted to discover and colonize new lands, others were trying to profit from trading with other nations. But, hidden in the shadows, there were some people whose only goal was to get rich by plundering and stealing at sea. Those nasty and merciless peo

8 Mysterious Lands That Were Lost in the Ocean

Today, our planet looks completely different compared to 335 million years ago. In fact, there was only one giant continent back then, and it is known as Pangaea. Over time, Pangaea started to separate into multiple smaller landmasses which eventually become the continents we know today. As the massive land was breaking down and changing its looks, not all its parts remained on the surface. Unfort

10 of the Worst Weapons in History

Desperate times call for desperate measures, or so the old cliché goes, and war is the most desperate time of all. But if you're too desperate you end up with weapons that simply don't work. Here are only ten such examples.

These Are the 10 Most Dangerous Attempts to Fly

We will forever be tempted by the sky. Before we mastered flight we tried all sorts of crazy things. Even after we've worked it out we still try weird ways to reach the heavens. This is a collection of attempts from all throughout history.

These Are the Most Defiant “Last Words” in History

This list covers two categories of last words: those that went out on a joke and those that stared down their end with courage. But what they all have in common is a lack of fear in death.

You’ll Never See Creepier Masks and Helmets Than These

There's something inherently unnerving about hiding one's face, but some masks and helmets go the extra mile—often times unintentionally. Even when their purpose isn't malicious these eleven examples are amongst the creepiest masks and helmets in history.

New Year’s Day in History: 11 Historic Events

As each year winds down we look forward to the next with anticipation. To celebrate 2016, let's take a look at these historic January 1sts (in no particular order).

15 Myths About History You Probably Believe

It turns out that a lot of what you were reading in history textbooks was wrong, and some of the things you believe are either skewed by false information passed down through the generations, or were just flat out made up.