POSTS BYSTORIES BY LIZ COLLINS

Popular '60s Fads That Had Much Stranger Origins Than We Ever Suspected

We landed on the moon, grieved the death of a president and a civil rights leader, and rose up in...

Little-Known Features Of Common Objects That Too Many People Miss

The most boring objects in the world, from a styrofoam cup to a pink eraser, were designed by a...

The Most Barbaric Hygiene Practices From The Ancient Roman Empire

If you could stroll the streets of Italy between 27 BC and 476 AD, you’d feel the energy of...

The Personal Hygiene Mistakes That Most People Are Guilty Of

You clean behind your ears, scrub at the crannies between your toes, and even remember to wash...

Telephone Conversations That Quickly Took Very Dark Turns

The little jolt in your stomach when the phone rings always hits you, even when you’re expecting...

Songs You Had No Idea Are Actually About Historical Events

While a pop hit full of uhs, yeahs, and ooh babys gets everybody groovin’, there’s something...

Mistakes That American Tourists Can't Stop Making Abroad

If you’re looking for a vacation packed with sensory delights, fascinating culture, and a...

European Nation Has Been Hiding An Underground City For One Baffling Reason

If you were to make a bucket list of European landmarks to visit, you’d likely include the...

Three-Year-Old "Brainbox" Child Achieves Rare Feat Most Adults Can't Pull Off

When you’re three years old, your mind is going nonstop. You start figuring out how to string...

Works Of Art That Jolted The System And Made A Lot Of People Angry

Every art museum houses works that are the product of millions of careful paint strokes and the...

Ways To Cure Common Ailments With Products Found Around The House

When you’re a kid and you’re sick, mom seems to have all the magic answers. Whether it’s...

The Mexican Tourist Attraction That Has Visitors Questioning Its Morbid Origins

They stand up on a platform, draped in eye-catching clothing, striking an impressive pose — but...

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 Truth About Harriet Tubman's Life That Isn't Covered In Any Of The History Books

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

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...