CULTURE

Construction Crew Unearths Missing Link To A Piece Of History That Was Lost For Centuries

Whether you can see it or not, history is everywhere. Each day, you probably step over a treasure...

Little-Known Facts About Girl Scout Cookies Are Making People Rethink Their Orders

Girl Scout Cookies are an American staple as classic as apple pie or fights at Thanksgiving...

Archaeologists Discover Mayan Palace Just Miles From Major Tourist Hub

How do you make sense of a lost civilization? History textbooks would have us believe that we know...

The Grossest Things You Could Have Accidentally Eaten Thanks To The FDA

Inside your kitchen cabinets and lurking in your fridges are a bunch of chemicals, toxins, and...

The Dark History Of Playing Cards Will Change The Way You Play With Them

To you, a playing card may be as recognizable as a baseball: 52 cards in a deck, four suits, red...

Famous Historical Figures With Weirder Quirks Than We Thought

Historical figures can sometimes seem just like characters in a book; sure, we can read about...

The Rebellious History Behind Punk Rock

Love them or hate them, punks have made a rule out of breaking the rules. Outsiders only know this...

Scientists Uncover A 5,700-Year-Old Artifact That Served A Very Strange Purpose

Technology has come a long way since our ancient ancestors roamed the Earth some 5,000 years ago,...

Harriet Tubman Carried On Countless Missions For Good That You've Never Heard Of Before

Harriet Tubman is one of the few names known by every American. She represents bravery, sacrifice,...

20 People With Incredible 'Superpowers' That Are Leaving The World In Awe

Super strength. Invincibility. A complete lack of fear. Throw in some brightly colored spandex,...

14-Year-Old Girl Is Forced To 'Divorce' Her Family After Learning One Concerning Detail

On Christmas day in 1978, the quiet Florida town of Wauchula was filled with the most welcome...

Divers Uncover A Shipwreck With Thousands Of Jars Containing The Strangest Substance

Considering that it takes up over 70 percent of the Earth’s surface, the ocean harbors a ton...

River That Starts Running Dry Exposes A Truly Wild Artifact At The Bottom

There are plenty of ancient artifacts, explainable or otherwise, strewn across the world. These...

Vacation Horror Stories That Made People Want To Stay In Their Homes Forever

Vacations. They’re all you’ve ever wanted. You just had to get away. The thought of kicking...

One 'Modern' Contraption May Have Actually Been Invented Over 3,000 Years Ago

History textbooks are stuffed with descriptions of our waste-free ancestors, how, without...

13,000-Year-Old Site Has People Questioning One Popular Drink

Any historical information is valuable, even if the revelation is as minor as the type of material...

The Deadly Dance Craze That Experts Are Still Struggling To Explain

In the 1950s, it was the jitterbug. In the 2010s, it was that floss dance from a video game or...

Daring Women Who Lied Their Way Onto Sea Expeditions

Drunken sailors, rusty razors, early mornings — you have to admit, life at sea is tough. For...

New Research Confirms A Suspicious Document Was Written By A Famous Royal

The British royal family today is most often associated with drama, tabloids, and gossip, yet many...

Man Uncovers His Father’s Past Life Due To An 80-Year-Old Memento

Those who compile family trees or take DNA tests are looking for more than just hobbies. They’re...

Tribe That’s Been Isolated For 60,000 Years Takes Extreme Measures To Keep Visitors Away

If someones tells you not to do something there’s a good chance you’re probably going to do it...

Archaeologists Uncover 44,000-Year-Old Artwork That Leaves Them Completely Shaken

Whether it’s a sprawling piece on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel or a sloppy watercolor...

20 Scientific Breakthroughs From The Last Decade That Are Leaving People Floored

Sure, you may not be zooming around in a flying car and moving objects with your mind, but the...

Why People Look So Serious In Old Photos

There’s an intense pressure to look amazing in photos, especially in a culture that...

Divers Uncover A Sunken Submarine That Contains A Controversial Message

In an age where all life’s questions can be answered with the push of a button, physical...