5 Civilizations That Just Disappeared

Have you ever misplaced your keys? How about the remote control? Maybe forgot where you parked your car? It’s a pretty frustrating thing, isn’t it? I

7 Incredible Things You Never Knew About the Flag of the USA

Americans love the Stars and Stripes and a lot of that is due to the history of the US and the meaning of what the flag represents. It is one of the most famous flags and symbols on this planet that has also been planted in space, however, there are a lot of things that people don’t know about the flag. Here are some interesting facts that will definitely surprise you.

4 Common Myths About the Middle Ages

It’s one of the better documented parts of European history, yet much of what we know about the Middle Ages isn’t true at all.

4 Natural Disasters That Changed History

A natural disaster is a horrible thing. Tornados, earthquakes, tsunamis… they can ruin, disrupt and end millions of lives. And as if that weren’t enough, they can sometimes alter the very course of human history.

8 Strange Historic Jobs

Chances are you don’t love your job. If you’re like most people, you have to get up in the morning and sit in front of a computer for hours compiling excel

5 Things Teachers Lied to You About Christopher Columbus

Christopher Columbus is famous as the man who discovered the New World, better known today as North America. While it’s been established that some of the things you were taught in elementary school about the man were exaggerated a bit, there remain numerous details about the man and his life that you probably never realized were altered, skewed, or altogether fabricated. We suppose the best lesson

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.

Four Legendary Thieves

It’s a lot harder to be a thief these days. DNA evidence, complex computer systems and cameras everywhere… that’s why the most notorious thieves are either dead, in jail or in political office.

4 Strange Coincidences in U.S. History

History is riddled with strange coincidences. The history of the United States in particular has its fair share of “what the hell” moments one might not

6 Weird Monuments From Around the World

Monuments exist as a testament to the greatness/significance of whatever event or person they are commemorating. Because while human memory might fail and books