Just tie a rope around your wife’s waist and head to the nearest market
Abraham de Moivre predicted the day he would die using mathematics
Viktoria Luise sprinted through life at break-neck speed
In 2008 Thomas Beatie became world-famous for being the first pregnant man in history, giving birth to a girl naturally
2 popes and a plague are to blame for burning felines at the stake
How a decision made more than 100 years ago still impacts us today.
Freefall from the 86th floor and survived to tell the tale
How one late steamship caused the largest non-nuclear explosion in human history.
8 years after humanity first set foot on the moon the guillotine would be used for the last time.
The terrifying story of Soyuz 11 and its unfortunate fate.
And still going
The story of the man who sacrificed himself to save Yuri Gagarin, the Soviet posterchild of the space race.
A story about how a different culture can affect you
A world where modern society is the enemy
The craziest club in the world where drugs, sex, and death were something regular
How one small but very wealthy country nearly brought Alaska.
Differences between Jack Thayer and the character played by Leonardo DiCaprio in the movie Titanic
We usually use the noun “stakhanovite” in order to identify an extremely hard-working worker. But where does this word come from?