6 Mind-Blowing Facts About The Wealthiest Man In Human History
King Mansa Musa of the Mali empire
The Buddhist Tradition of Being Buried Alive
Sokushinbutsu: a sacred ritual of auto — mummification
The Tragic Story of The Dionne Quintuplets
The chances of having quintuplets are 1 in 55,000,000
The Tallest Person to Ever Walk on This Planet
Robert Wadlow: a true giant
Here Is Why People Never Smiled in Old Photos
It’s wasn’t the bad teeth nor something to do with the technology at the time
The Serial Killer Who Never Killed Anyone
Sture Bergwall: the deadliest innocent killer of Europe
The Horrific Working Condition Of The Match Girls in London
The industrial era brought great innovations along with pain to women laborers caused by their employers
How Did Europe Get Its Name?
The stories and theories behind the name of the continent.
Where Did Paper Money Come From?
The genesis of one of humanity’s most used invention.
Why Did America Ban Christmas
Why was Christmas banned in parts of America during the 17th century?
Youngest Person To Ever Be Executed Was Found Innocent After 70 Years
A trial that only lasted 10 minutes should have been self-explanatory
The Youngest Convicted Criminal
A story of how mismanaging the youth of your country can backfire and how Victorian Britain fixed a problem they created.
How an African Slave Became a Samurai
Yasuke: The African Samurai
The Deadliest Shark Attack in History
How the biggest naval rescue blunder of WW2 left 900 men stranded in the middle of the shark infested waters of the Pacific.
Where is the World’s Heaviest Building?
The story of how a Soviet satellite state undertook one of the most ambitious construction projects of the 20th century.
The Ancient and Forgotten Sumer Civilization
Mesopotamia from 3000BC
The Man Who Predicted the Sinking of the Titanic
14 years before the RMS Titanic’s maiden voyage Morgan Robertson wrote about the SS Titan, a liner headed for the North Atlantic.
When Moscow Ran Out of Vodka
How did Russia’s biggest city run out of the country’s staple drink?