Cleopatra had four children: one with Caesar and three with Antony. But what happened to them after she died? Hint: one of them made it big time.
Some of these co-stars actually hated one another. Did they succeed at making you believe they were a loving couple or best friends?
Here are the death masks of 12 historical figures so you can see what Napoleon, Mary Queen of Scots, Washington, and Martin Luther truly looked like.
And they totally should, for their traditional clothing is amazing. (In pictures).
Some people swear there are four continents, other say there are five, six, or even seven. So who is right?
It is hard to believe the Romans made these exquisite paintings 2,000 years ago.
Nero was blondish and had blue eyes, while Hadrian was elegant and tall. Want to know what the other Roman emperors looked like?
Cleopatra Selene was the queen of Mauretania. She was also the daughter of the famous Cleopatra. Learn about Selene’s roller-coaster life in 12 fast facts.
There are ancient statues and coins of Cleopatra lying around in the museums. So let’s review them and find out what Cleopatra really looked like.
Did you know samurais gave beheaded heads as gifts? Or that samurai’s daughters and wives learned to fight?
Catherine the Great always had a lover by her side. Most of them were younger military men. She fell madly in love with some, with others were her plaything. These are the 12 lovers of Catherine the Great.
The list includes queens, crown princesses, and other royals.
These 4 sub-Saharan kingdoms were powerful and wealthy, but you probably did not learn about them in school (none of them is Egypt!). Do check them out.
Ready to see 128 ancient coins with Cleopatra’s image? She issued most of them herself.
Cleopatra is known as the ultimate seductress. But some doubt she was beautiful. Lets find out what the ancient sources have to say about it.
Let’s see what the ancient sources say about Caesar’s beauty – or lack there of. And let’s look at his more reliable coins and statues.
Why is Catherine called ‘great’? Well, she was a bit of an overachiever who transformed her country. Here are her accomplishments.
Was Catherine the Great tough or merry? She was merry. She loved to laugh, was cultured, friendly, and charming. She was not the belle of the ball, though.
Was Catherine the Great a nymphomaniac? Did she have a string of younger lovers? Did she collect erotic furniture? Find out which rumours are true.
So how did Catherine the Great really die? Was there a horse involved?
Want to know all the basics about Siberian tigers? Here you go.
These 9 inventions, Made in the USA, have shaped our modern world. Some of them, like the internet and refrigerators, we use every single day.
The South American hero who freed 5 countries, Simon Bolivar, lost the love of the people and died in exile. What went wrong? These were his 3 mistakes.
Curious about Elon Musk? These 17 little-known fun facts about the charismatic entrepreneur will get you to know him better.
Travel, cars, and human-computer interactions will never be the same. These 8 audacious companies founded by Elon Musk are spicing things up.
Dare to bare it all. In these beaches from all over the world nudism is allowed, actually in some of them, nudism is mandatory.
The Spanish flu was always going to be deadly. But it was the wartime conditions that helped it become the worst pandemic in history.
Catherine the Great thought serfdom/slavery was an inhumane institution. Yet she ultimately reinforced. Why?
Simon Bolivar is a dashing mix between Washington and Lincoln. He freed 5 countries from Spanish rule and abolished slavery in those territories. Get to know Simon through 15 interesting facts.
There are plenty of portraits of Simon Bolivar floating around. But which one is accurate? Here is the real face of the Liberator of South America taken from no other than his death mask.
If you haven’t discovered the “Epic rap battles” series on YouTube, you’ve missed some serious fun. But worry not, we’ve listed the 11 best battles for you.
Some of your favorite animals might be on the brink of extinction. The list includes stunning tigers and powerful gorillas.
All about Apollo 15. What was new in this mission, its achievements, mishaps, and scandals.
The Spanish flu was the deadliest pandemic ever. So what was it, and what were its symptoms?
April. Coronavirus spares no one. Check out the A-listers, famous athletes, singers, prime ministers, and royals that caught the bug.
Here are 9 cool animals discovered in the last decades, from whales and ‘saolas’ to an alien-looking squid.
Catherine the Great was born in Germany to a minor noble family. Yet, she managed to become the empress of Russia. How did she do it? And who was she?
(Oct. 2019) An A to Z of Taylor Swift’s finances. Here is how the mega star earns and spends her dollars.
The 25-year-old makes more money in a year than most people during their lifetime. So let’s see how Justin Bieber makes his money, and the price tag of his houses.
Only 3 U.S. presidents have really, truly faced impeachment. Find out who is the unlucky trio, and why they were impeached.
What is impeachment? Who can be impeached? What offenses can lead to an impeachment? How does the process of impeachment work? These and 5 more questions about impeachment answered.
We keep you in the loop about Justin Bieber’s civil state: is he married? to whom? since when?…
They were just playing hide and seek. And we are happy these 12 cuddly creatures were rediscovered in recent years, after being out of sight for decades or centuries.
The killers had gotten away with the perfect crime, but the police kept investigating and solved these 4 cold cases in 2019, including the Bear Brook murders which involved a serial killer.
(Oct. 2019) Not to ruin the suspense, but all the most viewed YouTube videos are songs, except for an endearing children’s show. This article includes the videos and the story behind each of them.
Bet you don’t know. But nor for long. Here are the inventors of your favorite 15 websites and apps. Plus, how they came up with the ideas.
Famous Cleopatra had Macedonian blood. But was she only Macedonian? Or did her ancestors marry people of other ethnicities during their 300-year stay in Africa?
Cleopatra descended from the kings of Egypt, Syria, Macedon, Thrace, and other countries. Here is her family tree.