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.

5 Examples of Historic Horcruxes

Before Harry Potter puzzled its younger fanbase with complicated explanations of split souls and objects of power, the same concept had been floating around in movies and literature for some time. Here are four examples.

Eight More Famous Misquotes

Famous quotations have the delightful tendency to attach themselves to famous people, whether there is any genuine connection between them or not…

Five Important Items (That Are Totally Missing)

Most people lose things from time to time. Your keys, the TV remote… maybe even your wallet if you’re unlucky. While you might feel foolish for these tiny snafus, take comfort that your slipup pales in comparison to these losses…

Five Warnings That Went Ignored

People like to think that the future is uncertain, and that when bad things happen, they couldn’t have been avoided. These people beg to differ.

5 More Least Likely Saviors From History

Human history is strewn about with “saviors”. Whether that says something negative about mankind needing that much saving or about our gullibility, we’d rather not speculate. Instead, let’s focus on the often bizarre places from which these self-proclaimed messiahs tend to pop up.

5 Famous Quotes (They’d Like You to Forget)

In an age of video cameras in every pocket and a method of rapidly disseminating information while simultaneously preserving it… you should probably watch what you say. These people wish they did.

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.

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.

Eight Famous Misquotes

Abraham Lincoln once said: “9 out of 10 quotes are misattributed”. We believe his words have never been truer.