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

6 Strange Mysteries of the Great Sphinx

Ancient Egypt is perhaps best symbolized by the Pyramids along with the Great Sphinx, a magnificent yet incredibly mysterious statue and structure. Over the centuries, many have speculated about the Sphinx's real purpose, but very little has actually been discovered. The Sphinx is surrounded by questions and theories, so here are some of the most puzzling and intriguing mysteries about this magnif

5 Popes Who Really Dropped the Ball

When you’re the figurehead of an entire religion, it casts you in a certain spotlight. People are going to pay attention to you and so help you God if you

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

10 Bizarre Events and Discoveries

Many strange and unexplained events have been documented in modern history, events that raise important questions and baffle world populations. These events

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

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.

Four Famous Generals (And Their Major Mistakes)

Pobody’s nerfect. And while little errors like that don’t mean squat in the scheme of things, the snafu’s committed by the gentlemen were a lot more costly.

The Angel of Death and the Twins of Auschwitz

Josef Mengele was a Nazi scientist involved in their famous genetics program that had the task of creating a master race of Aryan people. The job for Mengele,

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.