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Spanish Flu: The Real Origin of the 1918 Pandemic

Spanish Flu: The Real Origin of the 1918 Pandemic

The disease was not so Spanish after all. The "Spanish flu" probably originated in the U.S., in France, or in China. Sorry, Spain. ...
13 Facts You Did Not Know About Samurais

13 Facts You Did Not Know About Samurais

Even if you have binge-watched all samurai movies, these facts about the famous Japanese warriors might surprise you. ...

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Meghan and Harry’s New Website Redirects to “Charity Fraud”, “Gold Digger” and More

Meghan and Harry’s New Website Redirects to “Charity Fraud”, “Gold Digger” and More

Here is a list of all the fake websites that impersonate Meghan Markle's charity. They redirect to Kanye's video "Gold Digger," to a page on "Charity fraud," to the "Gaslighter" song, and to other prank-pages. ...
Who Was Catherine the Great?

Who Was Catherine the Great?

Where was Catherine the Great from, what are her accomplishments, did she kill her husband... and what is this story about a horse? All your burning questions answered. Get the facts. ...
Justin Bieber’s Surprising Net Worth

Justin Bieber’s Surprising Net Worth

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, the evolution of his fortune though the years, and the price tag of his houses. ...
Oh No They Didn’t! The Presidents That Were Impeached and Why

Oh No They Didn’t! The Presidents That Were Impeached and Why

These unlucky U.S. presidents found themselves faced with impeachment. Two of them went to trial, and a third one lost his office. ...
All About Impeachment: Your 9 Burning Questions Answered

All About Impeachment: Your 9 Burning Questions Answered

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. ...
Your Burning Questions About Justin Bieber’s Marriage Answered

Your Burning Questions About Justin Bieber’s Marriage Answered

We keep you in the loop about Justin Bieber's civil state: is he married? to whom? since when?... ...
11 European Countries Where People Still Rock Their Traditional Clothes (In Pictures)

11 European Countries Where People Still Rock Their Traditional Clothes (In Pictures)

And they are totally right to wear them, for their traditional clothes are amazing. ...
Extinct Animals: 12 Species Everyone Feared Extinct, But Aren’t

Extinct Animals: 12 Species Everyone Feared Extinct, But Aren’t

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 22 Most Viewed YouTube Videos

The 22 Most Viewed YouTube Videos

(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. ...
Popularity Contest: Which Are the 10 Most Viewed Videos of 2019, On YouTube?

Popularity Contest: Which Are the 10 Most Viewed Videos of 2019, On YouTube?

Did your favorite song made it into the top ten? It's a fierce competition. This awesome list includes the music videos plus the story behind each song. (Updated on Nov. 2019) ...
Covetous Much? 16 of the Largest Empires the World Has Seen (With Maps)

Covetous Much? 16 of the Largest Empires the World Has Seen (With Maps)

Which one was larger, though? The Roman, the British or the Mongol Empire? Includes maps and highlights for each of the 16 empires from around the world. ...
Find Your Next Great Book: the 10 Best-Selling Novels of All Time

Find Your Next Great Book: the 10 Best-Selling Novels of All Time

Binge-reading time. And these books have proven they are the creme de la creme. (Pssst: did Harrry Potter make into the list?) ...
Population Control Alert: These Ancient Cities Had 300,000 Inhabitants Or More

Population Control Alert: These Ancient Cities Had 300,000 Inhabitants Or More

And they were also splendid. These 6 biggest ancient cities had gardens, magnificent buildings, and some of them even had shopping malls and law enforcement. ...
Take a Look at the 5 Largest Palaces In the World

Take a Look at the 5 Largest Palaces In the World

Some of these huge royal palaces even have stables with air conditioning. Word. ...
The feats These 3 Adventurers Accomplished Will Leave You Speechless

The feats These 3 Adventurers Accomplished Will Leave You Speechless

They quit their day jobs to spend years at a time completely alone in the wilderness. They walked through deserts and jungles, or rowed the three oceans... ...
Tokyo Move Aside: These Big Cities Were Thriving 4,000 Years Ago

Tokyo Move Aside: These Big Cities Were Thriving 4,000 Years Ago

These 5 cities had laws, writing systems, massive food and water supply, irrigation control... 4,000 years ago! ...
Guess the Price of the 6 Most Expensive Paintings in the World. Now Double That

Guess the Price of the 6 Most Expensive Paintings in the World. Now Double That

Somebody sure broke their piggy bank. These are the 6 most expensive paintings ever sold. What do you think, are they worth it? ...
These 3 Atheistic Religions are Doing Just Fine Without a God

These 3 Atheistic Religions are Doing Just Fine Without a God

Atheistic religions are quite popular in Asia. Instead of focusing on an external god, they focus on self-development. ...
Rag to Riches: Meet the 6 Richest Self-Made Women In the World

Rag to Riches: Meet the 6 Richest Self-Made Women In the World

(Oct. 2019) Can you guess how much money each one of them has? Hint: there are a lot of zeroes. ...
The Test of Time: These 6 Female Writers Are Still Widely Read

The Test of Time: These 6 Female Writers Are Still Widely Read

Making a splash. These writers have national-icon status in their home countries. ...
5 Universities That Are So Old That Put All Others to Shame

5 Universities That Are So Old That Put All Others to Shame

These universities are not only the oldest in the world, but they have survived earthquakes and invasions without ever closing their doors. Respect. ...
These Are the 8 Most Spoken Languages in the Americas -and You Won’t Guess Half of Them

These Are the 8 Most Spoken Languages in the Americas -and You Won’t Guess Half of Them

Which language do you think is THE most spoken? Oh, the suspense! ...
If an Ancient Egyptian Saw Our “Modern” Sports, He’d Recognize a Few

If an Ancient Egyptian Saw Our “Modern” Sports, He’d Recognize a Few

Bowl like an Egyptian. And play hockey like a Greek. These 10 "modern" sports have been around for centuries. ...
These 7 Unlucky Aristocrats Ended Up As White Slaves in Africa, Asia, and North America

These 7 Unlucky Aristocrats Ended Up As White Slaves in Africa, Asia, and North America

Talk about a change of fortune. We know about these enslaved European nobles because they regained their freedom, and some even wrote down their stories. ...
Watch Out! Modern Sea Pirates Roam This 3 Hot Spots

Watch Out! Modern Sea Pirates Roam This 3 Hot Spots

In each of these 3 regions pirates have their own modus operandi: in some countries they prefer hijacks, in others they kidnap the crews. ...