The Island That Shouldn’t Exist – Lokrum

The Island That Shouldn’t Exist – Lokrum

The Adriatic sea: more than a million tonnes of cargo flows through this body of water each year, which is probably annoying for the fish who live there. All they want is to live a life of peace and quiet. But for thousands of years the Adriatic gas seen massive human activity. Signs of this […]

10 Greatest Ancient Battles

10 Greatest Ancient Battles

Our ancient ancestors had some of the most intense, and bloodthirsty battles in all of human history, sometimes causing hundreds of thousands of deaths, a significant amount more in those times than it is now. This is a list of the 10 greatest battles fought during the time of our ancient warrior ancestors. Battle of […]

10 Countries That Hate Each Other

10 Countries That Hate Each Other

Countries; there are too many of them. 195 UN member states, stop it. Why does Bhutan exist? It serves no purpose. There are too many nations and not enough land to go around. So of course, many regions are mired in land disputes. Some countries really don’t get along. Rumor has it North and South […]

10 Badass Warriors Who Faced Entire Armies All Alone

10 Badass Warriors Who Faced Entire Armies All Alone

There are a small number of cases in history, where a single warrior fought against an entire army all by themselves. The badass warriors who did this have been engraved in history forever. This is a list of 10 badass warriors who faced entire armies all alone. Lone Viking At Stamford Bridge On 25 September […]

10 Billionaires You’ve Never Heard Of

10 Billionaires You’ve Never Heard Of

Some of the most famous and powerful people in the world are billionaires. Think Bill Gates, Elon Musk, and Mark Zuckerberg. But not all wealthy people are so accepting of public attention. Across the world there exist billionaires who insist on keeping a low profile, billionaires you’ve never heard of. Yet their stories are interesting, […]

10 Amazing Korean Gods

10 Amazing Korean Gods

Korean gods are some of the most fascinating of world mythology. From Jumong, the master archer who founded Korea, to the amazing gods Jeju island, this is a list of fascinating Korean gods. 1) Jumong – The Master Archer Who Founded Korea According to legend Jumong was almost never born. His mother was the goddess […]

10 Female Revolutionaries Who Changed History

10 Female Revolutionaries Who Changed History

When it comes to great political or military leaders, mainstream culture tends to focus almost entirely on figures who happen to be men. But there have been many rebellions and revolutions led by women. Female revolutionaries have helped shape the history of entire nations, changing history in real time. Be they socialist campaigners like Rosa […]

The Most French Thing Ever – Victorian Paris Sewer Tours

The Most French Thing Ever – Victorian Paris Sewer Tours

France – it’s the home of Quasimodo and the accordion, and the concept of arrogance. There are so many French things. But what is the most French? It’s a question that generations of academics have wrestled with, yet none have been able to conclusively answer, until now. I have discovered the most French thing to […]

10 REAL Curses You Won’t Believe Exist

10 REAL Curses You Won’t Believe Exist

I’ve been cursed twice. Once by a Bulgarian gypsy and once by a southern voodoo practitioner. They don’t seem to have affected me at all but I’m still offended by it. To put a curse n someone is quite rude. It’s rude even if curses aren’t real – and if they are real we might […]

How to Summon The Devil – From Rituals to Gateways to Hell

How to Summon The Devil – From Rituals to Gateways to Hell

Satan – the baddest ho to fall from heaven since hades. But Satan is a lot less jolly than in might at first seem. In fact, you could go so far as to call him mean spirited. He’s a bad guy. Despite this, legend tells of countless people attempting to summon the devil. Some were […]

10 Real CRAZY Dictators You’ve Never Heard Of

10 Real CRAZY Dictators You’ve Never Heard Of

Some of the most famous figures from history were brutal dictators, but others are much less well known today. Some dictators have been able to somehow fly under the radar. So I thought it might be fun to make a video about dictators you’ve never heard of. Here are ten crazy dictators you might not […]

The City That Shouldn’t Exist – Kowloon Walled City

The City That Shouldn’t Exist – Kowloon Walled City

The world’s least densely populated place is Gorilla city. Being non-existent, it has a population of zero. On the opposite end of the spectrum is Dhaka, the capital city of Bangladesh. It has a population of 17 million but area-wise is quite small. Dhaka has a population density of 47, 400 people per square kilometer […]

10 Dark Korean Legends

10 Dark Korean Legends

For centuries the kingdom of Korea lived an isolated existence, cut off from the world around it. After generations of inward seclusion, Korea came to be known as “the Hermit Kingdom”. Then in the early 19 hundreds she fell to the Japanese empire, ending a thousand years of independence. Since then the outside world has […]

The 12 Labors of Hercules In Detail

The 12 Labors of Hercules In Detail

In a bout of insanity, Hercules slew his wife, daughter, and son. The goddess Hera, wife of Zeus was responsible for this. She was jealous of Zeus’ lovers and his illegitimate offspring. As a demi-god, and son of Zeus, Hercules attracted her ire. He regained his sanity after the slaughter, and regretted what he had […]

10 Countries That Disappeared

10 Countries That Disappeared

Some of the most interesting countries in the world are among the least well known – like Timor Leste or Kyrgyzstan… or New Zealand. But that’s nothing. Some of the world’s most influential countries no longer exist. For one reason or another they just disappeared, be it due to foreign invasion or societal collapse. In […]

The House That Shouldn’t Exist – Mudhouse Mansion

The House That Shouldn’t Exist – Mudhouse Mansion

One of Ohio’s greatest urban legends can be found just east of the city of Lancaster. It is a 19th century mansion that for over a century has stood as a reminder of all that is mysterious. Generations of locals have been drawn towards and feared it in equal measure – believing it contained undead […]

10 Dark French Legends To Creep You Out

10 Dark French Legends To Creep You Out

France is one of the world’s oldest countries. And so, despite being full of French people it does have some good qualities. One of which is an especially rich collection of myths and legends. French legends tell of demonic beings, sadistic cannibals, and terrible ghosts. For centuries they have spread fear, not only in France […]

10 Facts About Rasputin The Man Who Wouldn’t Die

10 Facts About Rasputin The Man Who Wouldn’t Die

Rasputin is a mysterious figure of Russian history, who rose from nothing to become one of the royal family’s most trusted advisers. Rasputin is mostly famous for his incredible death, after he was assassinated by a member of the royal family. His Death   Grigori Rasputin’s mysterious death, may also be one of the most […]

10 Dark Welsh Legends To Creep You Out

10 Dark Welsh Legends To Creep You Out

Some of the world’s darkest legends are from some of the worlds smallest places. One of those places is Wales. welsh folklore was born from Celtic mythology. But thousands of years of outside and home grown influence has distorted such legends to the point of being absolutely unique. From deadly curses to an unusual satanic […]

10 Real Magical Objects

10 Real Magical Objects

Magic… it’s that thing magicians do. But magicians are creeps – every single one of them. If you ant magic you should seek out one of the many objects said to possess real magical powers. Across the globe exist such magical objects. Some are associates with ancient legends, others are surrounded by modern mysteries. So […]

10 REAL LOST TREASURES You Can Find

10 REAL LOST TREASURES You Can Find

When I was a human child I dreamed of finding a lost treasure that would make me rich beyond my wildest dreams. Well it turns out doing such a thing is possible. There are dozens of lost treasures from history – some recently lost, others lost centuries ago. Either way, find any of these treasures […]

Planets That Shouldn’t Exist

Planets That Shouldn’t Exist

Planets are like children: they’re all special in their own way and going near them makes your head feel like it’s going to explode… Also Mexicans have a disproportionate number of them. But not all planets are equal. In the great void that is space there can be found a number of planets that can […]

10 Most Fascinating Chinese Emperors

10 Most Fascinating Chinese Emperors

China has a long and fascinating history, with an amazing diversity of rulers. From the crazy to the ingenious, China has been shaped by these powerful figures who despite having so much, fought to gain even more. Through force, and cunning these rulers stopped at nothing to achieve their goals. However, not all emperors were […]

The City Where Dogs Are ILLEGAL – Reykjavik Dog Ban

The City Where Dogs Are ILLEGAL – Reykjavik Dog Ban

The capital of Iceland is a city called Reykjavik. It’s a fairly modern city – they have electricity and everything. But I’ll tell you something they don’t have… normality. Until 2006 dogs were banned from entering the city, which isn’t exactly normal. So when I first heard of this I was amazed. I couldn’t believe […]

The SPOOKIEST Christmas Ghost Stories

The SPOOKIEST Christmas Ghost Stories

One of the most well known seasonal works of fiction is A Christmas Carol. It tells the story of Ebenezer Scrooge, a cold hearted industrialist. On Christmas Eve 1843, he is paid a visit by the ghost of his business partner Jacob. Jacob was just as greedy and cold hearted – and so, on his […]

The Real Shrek – Maurice Tillet, The French Angel

The Real Shrek – Maurice Tillet, The French Angel

Shrek, he has layers. On the face of it he’s an angry ogre just wanting to be left alone in his swamp. But when you think about it… he’s the greatest person to ever have lived. And I say lived because, as it turns out, he might have been based on a real historical figure. […]

The LOST CITY That Shouldn’t Exist

The LOST CITY That Shouldn’t Exist

For most of human history the new world and the old existed independently. In fact, despite it’s name, the new world is actually really old – older than Bernie Sanders. However much of it’s history remains a complete mystery to us. Partly because ancient American writing systems are difficult to interpret. But more because European […]

The Dark History of FREAK SHOWS

The Dark History of FREAK SHOWS

Freak shows – a topic even I’m reluctant to joke about. It’s taken 4 years of making content but we’ve finally found one. It’s hard to see a genuine freak show today They survive mainly in third world countries where governments are too busy to deal with them. In the west they have largely been […]

10 Most Strange Wars EVER

10 Most Strange Wars EVER

Whether diplomatic or mathematic, any problem can be solved by violence. This was best proven when we defeated the Dodo menace, driving those monsters to extinction. But Dodo aren’t the only animal humans have declared as the enemy. In 1932 the Australian government went to war with a group of 20 thousand Emus. After eight […]

That Time Stalin Tried To KILL John Wayne

That Time Stalin Tried To KILL John Wayne

A timeless pioneer, an American icon, and perhaps the greatest sex symbol of his time. Some would attribute this description to John Wayne but it could just as easily apply to Joseph Stalin. And that’s not all these two men have in common. Another link was their love for Hollywood. Foreign films were banned in […]

10 Strangest Ethnic Enclaves on Earth

10 Strangest Ethnic Enclaves on Earth

World War 2 was probably the most misjudged prank in history. It really got out of hand and by the end, those behind it were either arrested or forced into hiding. In following years, 9 thousand Nazis fled to South America, where corrupt officials would offer them protection. In remote areas they founded their own […]

The Thing That Can’t Be Explained – The Bell Witch

The Thing That Can’t Be Explained – The Bell Witch

One of the world’s most unnerving places is called Tennessee. It’s a land of vast mountains and dense woods, inhabited by a species of freakish monster known as “people from Tennessee”. But these people are not the most nightmarish creature from the state. Just outside a small rural town is a creature unlike any other. […]

10 Greatest Ancient Generals Who Crushed Their Enemies

10 Greatest Ancient Generals Who Crushed Their Enemies

It’s hard to list the greatest ancient generals in any real order. There are just so many leaders from so many kingdoms and empires of the ancient world, that just choosing ten is hard enough without having to actually rank them in order. Nevertheless I have done my best. Here are the ten I would […]

10 Places With No Laws

10 Places With No Laws

I don’t know about you but I’m getting sick of all these laws. I mean, call me old fashioned but I preferred life in the stone Age. There were no laws in those days. The only things to worry about were neanderthals and woolly mammoths. But now things are different Wolly Mammoth are no longer […]

10 Dark Slavic Legends

10 Dark Slavic Legends

The Slavic peoples are spread across Eastern-Europe, from Russia to Serbia. Slavic influence on history is impossible to quantify. Their origins lie in mysterious ancient tribes encountered by the Romans. Sources of the time call them barbarians who once ruled a distant kingdom but fled to Europe after it was somehow destroyed. Their religions seemed […]

The Cursed Ghost Town of Bodie, California

The Cursed Ghost Town of Bodie, California

In the United States society is very different from here in Europe. Instead of living in caves and forests they reside in large scale settlements known as “cities”. These “cities” are home to hundreds of thousands of people, large businesses, and grand buildings – and it doesn’t stop there! They also have smaller human settlements […]

How Alexander Of Macedon Almost Conquered The World

How Alexander Of Macedon Almost Conquered The World

Alexander of Macedon also known as Alexander the Great inherited the throne of the Greek country of Macedon after his father Philip II was assassinated in 336 BC. He was able to deal with internal strife with relative ease, and before long was marching his army to the formidable Persian Empire. Alexander the Great defeated […]

The Tunnel No One Dares To Enter – Bunny Man Bridge

The Tunnel No One Dares To Enter – Bunny Man Bridge

In the United States is a magical, wonderful, sensual place called Virginia. It’s a land of sexy hobbits and a surprisingly rich array of wildlife. But there are also darker elements to the state. Somewhere in Virginia is a small tunnel avoided by locals who know what’s best for them. It is one of America’s […]

The REAL Land of Giants – The Plain of Jars

The REAL Land of Giants – The Plain of Jars

Laos is one of the world’s forgotten countries. Tucked away in South East Asia, few people know anything about her. It’s a powerless nation dominated by Vietnam and China since the 1970s. Those who visit Laos often make note of how much influence Beijing has, with Chinese businesses propping up it’s economy and the Chinese […]

10 Truly Amazing Ancient Civilisations

10 Truly Amazing Ancient Civilisations

All ancient civilisations are amazing, but some of them stand out above all others. Ancient times are mysterious and alien to our own, which is partly what makes it so fascinating to us. From the vicious Xiongnu Empire to the lost city of Monte Alban. This is a list of 10 truly amazing ancient civilisations. […]

10 Creepy African Folktales

10 Creepy African Folktales

From the tentacle tree, with a taste for human cuisine, to the dragons of the West African swamps. This is a list of 10 creepy African Folktales, that will make you want to keep the lights on at night. Man Eating Tentacle Tree Dr. Omelius Fredlowski, read an unusual letter sent to him by a […]

10 Shocking Facts About Attila The Hun

10 Shocking Facts About Attila The Hun

Attila the Hun was the most powerful leader of the Hunnic Empire. Scourge of God to the Romans, and the embodiment of god’s will in the eyes of the Hun. Attila the Hun is one of the most famous leaders in history, and these 10 facts make it easy to understand why. What Were The […]

10 Most Prolific Serial Killers

10 Most Prolific Serial Killers

The prolific serial killers making up this list are responsible for the murder and sexual abuse of hundreds of people. The fact that so few people can destroy the lives of so many people is nothing short of terrifying. Yet, reading about them is strangely fascinating, not just because of how extreme their crimes are, […]

10 Engineering Challenges Launched for Science Development

10 Engineering Challenges Launched for Science Development

There’s a thousand and one fantastic engineering ideas out there that will help bring science into the future and bring the world of tomorrow one step closer to reality. However, even genius sometimes needs a helping hand when it comes to putting ideas into practice. Startup challenges help the brightest and best minds of the […]

10 Amazing Facts About The Feudal System

10 Amazing Facts About The Feudal System

The Feudal System was one of the most fascinating, and oppressive systems of government in history. It shaped the medieval era, and therefore greatly influenced the modern world. The Feudal system put one person in charge of an entire country, their only credential being that their parent was the previous leader. And even if their […]

10 Dark Mexican Legends

10 Dark Mexican Legends

Mexican legends and folklore has it’s origins in ancient native mythology. Combine that with European legends brought by Spanish explorers and many centuries of bloody history. What you get is a collection of some of our world’s darkest legends. Here are the darkest Mexican legends I have ever heard. La Chusa There is a creature […]

6 Greatest Battles Of Alexander The Great

6 Greatest Battles Of Alexander The Great

Alexander the Great is known as this for good reason. soon after becoming king of Macedon he decided to achieve his father’s dream of conquering the Persian’s and did so in three decisive battles. Alexander was taught by Aristotle at a young age, and, somehow, never lost a battle. Which is extraordinary considering how many […]

History’s Most Evil Secret Society

History’s Most Evil Secret Society

Looking over Ireland’s capital city is a 12 hundred foot hill. Upon it is an imposing stone building that has been notorious for centuries. 300 years ago it was used by one of the world’s most secret societies. Inside the building they would practice all kinds of strange rituals – and it wasn’t long before […]

The World’s Most CURSED City –  Nan Madol

The World’s Most CURSED City – Nan Madol

In Micronesia is an ancient ruined city built upon a coral reef. History forgets who built it, but local legend tells it was inhabited by a superior race of humans who could command magic and mythical creatures. She is among the most mysterious and unique places on Earth, attracting researchers from all around. It has […]

10 Interesting Victorian Criminals And Gangs

10 Interesting Victorian Criminals And Gangs

The Victorian Era was an era of great change, and growth, and during this era people had faith crime was something they could beat. And, although crime declined overall, there were occasional panics when some Victorian criminals would commit crimes so horrific the whole country heard about it. Victorian criminals often exploited loopholes to make […]

Places that don’t Exist – Russia’s Closed Cities

Places that don’t Exist – Russia’s Closed Cities

At the base of a Russian mountain is one of the world’s most mysterious places. It’s a town. But not like other towns, being directly controlled by the Russian government. She’s a relic from the countries past. One of many secret towns created by the Soviet Union. Only certain people were allowed into such cities, […]

10 Most Funny Events in History

10 Most Funny Events in History

Human history has seen many tragic events that should never be forgotten. But it has also seen countless hilarious events that often should be forgotten. I’ve compiled ten of the most funny events in history – events that are often hard to believe actually happened. But they did. From strange deaths to battles between humans […]

10 Famous Killers More Depraved Than You Can Imagine

10 Famous Killers More Depraved Than You Can Imagine

Serial Killers, are the most terrifying and fascinating killers of all. Psychopaths who commit countless murders just for the sheer joy of doing it. They don’t just kill, but kill methodically and brutally. Their macabre nature has fascinated ordinary people for thousands of years now. We still don’t fully understand why they do it, but […]

Qin Shi Huang: The Epic Life Of China’s First Emperor

Qin Shi Huang: The Epic Life Of China’s First Emperor

Qin Shi Huang unified China for the first time in history. From his rise to power, to the Great Wall, and his search for immortality, this is an article on the epic life of China’s Qin Shi Huang. Rise To Power Qin Shi Huang, at the time known as Zhao Zheng, became the King of […]

10 Facts About Pirates That Might Shock You

10 Facts About Pirates That Might Shock You

Pirates made their money by attacking and raiding other ships, often these were merchant ships carrying cargo. Although many pirates would steal from any ship they could. The earliest recorded pirates were the mysterious Sea Peoples from the 14th Century BC. This is a list of 10 facts about pirates that might shock you. They […]

10 Missing People Who May Never Be Found

10 Missing People Who May Never Be Found

There are thousands of new missing people every year. Some of these are kidnappings, some are homicides, and some are impossible to explain. Some missing people go missing in such enigmatic circumstances that people debate what happened to them for years. Extensive investigations are put on in order to try and find out what happened, […]

10 Deadliest Rampage Killers Of All Time

10 Deadliest Rampage Killers Of All Time

Rampage killers are people who kill many in a single attempt without a cooling off period. Some of the worst massacres in history have been committed by rampage killers. From Anders Breivik attacking an island full of teenagers to the Las Vegas shooting in 2017, this is a list of the deadliest rampage killers of […]

10 Insane Facts About The Roman Empire

10 Insane Facts About The Roman Empire

The Roman Empire was one of the most powerful and wealthy in history, but what exactly did that lead to? Over the Roman Empire’s long history they did some strange and interesting things. From the trade of urine, to the most insane gladiatorial match you could possibly imagine, and many other interesting things about the […]

10 Haunted Places In Japan Only For The Brave

10 Haunted Places In Japan Only For The Brave

From dead World War Two soldiers appearing out of nowhere and asking for a light, to the screams of dead samurai echoing through the night, only the bravest will enter these haunted places in Japan. Japan has a bloody history (like most countries), it was home to endless wars between samurai in Feudal Japan, and […]

10 Mysterious Famous Mystics From History

10 Mysterious Famous Mystics From History

There are countless stories of famous mystics from history. Using their supposed powers mystics have often gained enormous power in the ancient, medieval, and sometimes even the modern world. There are people living among us now, who call themselves mystics, and although they look like everyday people they sometimes have a lot of power through […]

8 Savage Facts About Sir Francis Drake

8 Savage Facts About Sir Francis Drake

Sir Francis Drake was a pirate, sea captain, explorer, and slave trader. The British and the Spanish were at war, but Britain’s empire couldn’t yet compare to the Spanish, so they encouraged piracy, to weaken the Spanish Empire. Sir Francis Drake was the most famous of all these pirates. After the fall of Rome no […]

10 Most Fascinating Secret Societies

10 Most Fascinating Secret Societies

Although many use the word conspiracy as if one could never exist, there have been countless secret societies. Many of these groups are shrouded in mystery, their aims and practices being unknown to us. “The very word “secrecy” is repugnant in a free and open society; and we are as a people inherently and historically […]

10 Amazing Facts About The Ismaili Assassins

10 Amazing Facts About The Ismaili Assassins

The Ismaili assassins were a group of assassins from medieval Persia, and were one of the most well organised and prolific group of assassins in history. They were a covert operation of killer conspirators who gained power through spying, and assassination. They managed to kill some of the most powerful people in the world, and […]

10 Amazing Historical And Ancient Mysteries

10 Amazing Historical And Ancient Mysteries

Ancient mysteries are some of the most fascinating, because we know so little about them, which leads to wild speculation. The ancients were primitive and didn’t have many tools, yet they built these gargantuan structures, and nobody reallly knows how they built them. From mysteries disks, and tunnels, to the Devil’s Bible, this is a […]

10 Bloodiest Slave Rebellions From History

10 Bloodiest Slave Rebellions From History

Being a slave is possibly the worst fate anyone could suffer. You have no freedom, and no rights, you’re simply at the mercy of your master, who usually isn’t a paragon of morality. As such, sometimes slaves will push back against the crushing oppression,and rise up in rebellion. Slave rebellions weren’t always successful tactically, but […]

10 Serial Killers Who Still Haven’t Been Caught

10 Serial Killers Who Still Haven’t Been Caught

Where as most killers commit their crimes, due to rage or some similar motive, what makes serial killers so terrifying is that they kill purely for the fun of it. Not to mention, that they’re good at it too. Most serial killers plan out their killings beforehand, and are smart enough not to be caught […]

10 Real Famous Detectives Smarter Than Sherlock

10 Real Famous Detectives Smarter Than Sherlock

Most famous detectives from fiction were based on real detectives from the 19th and 20th century. Some of these famous detectives solved cases that seem as if they could have come straight from a detective novel. This is a list of 10 real famous detectives smarter than Sherlock. Eugène François Vidocq “The World’s First Detective” […]

6 Famous Robber Barons Who Ruled America

6 Famous Robber Barons Who Ruled America

Robber barons were a group of powerful businessmen, named robber barons by the media, who felt they had gotten their sometimes hundreds of billions (in today’s money) through immoral and unscrupulous methods. Some robber barons made the equivalent of over $300 billion in 2016 dollars. Many of these people were the richest men in the […]

Ice Hotel: The Hotel Made Entirely of Ice

Ice Hotel: The Hotel Made Entirely of Ice

Sweden is a unique place. It’s the only country on Earth to be called Sweden. But Sweden is not just known for being Sweden. It’s also known for her harsh winters. You’d think the Scandinavian winter would deter refugees from heading for Sweden but in the past few years millions have. There are different theories […]

10 Shocking Instances of Modern Slavery

10 Shocking Instances of Modern Slavery

Many people think that slavery is a thing of the past, but to the 21 million people enslaved today, that couldn’t be further from the truth, and 21 million is a low estimate. Modern slavery is as pervasive as it is harowing.The highest estimates suggest there are 46 million slaves in the modern world. These […]

10 Most Savage Viking Voyages Of All Time

10 Most Savage Viking Voyages Of All Time

The Vikings were Norse pirates who used advanced technology to travel the world, pillaging and expanding their territory during what is known as the Viking Age. Vikings came from three countries Denmark, Norway, and Sweden. At the time people from these countries who went out raiding were said to be “going Viking”. Not all Vikings […]

10 Amazing Facts About Moldova

10 Amazing Facts About Moldova

Incredible Facts About Moldova Moldova is such an interesting yet often overlooked country. We can all list facts about nations like the united States or Australia, most of us know some about places like Russia, but few in the west know anything about Moldova. I think this is a shame. Moldova facts could fill several books, […]

The Strange History of Santa Claus

The Strange History of Santa Claus

Modern depictions of father Christmas are pretty uniform. He’s an old overweight man with a beard and that weird hat that no one else wears. I’ve never seen anyone wear that kind of hat apart from people dressing up as him. So where did he get it? Hat or no hat, Santa Claus was not […]

10 Most Notorious Prisons Ever

10 Most Notorious Prisons Ever

Prisons sound like dreadful places. I don’t know why anyone goes. Although the most notorious prisons no longer exist. They were shut down when the polar god gave us human rights. Today we look at some of history’s most notorious prisons, from Devil’s Island to the Black Hole of Calcutta. Camp Sumter The American civil […]

Lost Countries: 10 Countries You Didn’t Know Existed

Lost Countries: 10 Countries You Didn’t Know Existed

There are countless lost countries. Nations that have been forgotten by history. Some were great, while others were insignificant. Here are their stories. There are some countries the world is familiar with. Hollywood has given the world an insight into American culture. But other countries are less well known. People outside of Belarus and Tajikistan […]

10 Greatest WW2 Generals From History

10 Greatest WW2 Generals From History

World War Two was the deadliest war in history. It was arguably more complicated and challenging than any war before it due to its gargantuan nature. Some of the generals in this war became famous all over the world because of their exceptional leadership, but some of the most badass WW2 generals are almost completely […]

English Cave: Mysterious Cave DISAPPEARED 100 Years Ago

English Cave: Mysterious Cave DISAPPEARED 100 Years Ago

Before the invention of refrigeration people would use cool spaces for storage, like basements or dark chambers. The city of St Louis was known for it’s many underground caves. The caves were known as being good places to store alcohol. Beer companies were especially fond of the caves. But being dark and damp, so were […]

Why The Roman Empire Was So Formidable

Why The Roman Empire Was So Formidable

The Roman Empire, which lasted for 1484 years (if you count the Byzantine) was one of the most powerful, and formidable empires in years. But what made the Roman Empire just so formidable? The answer is both complex and fascinating. The Romans used advanced techniques in warfare which included massive siege weapons, battlefield surgery, and […]

10 Mass Suicides You Won’t Believe Happened

10 Mass Suicides You Won’t Believe Happened

It’s often hard to imagine why even one person would kill themselves, let alone hundreds or even thousands of people doing it, and all at the same time. Yet, mass suicides have happened throughout history. There are three main reasons why these mass suicides happen, and at the end of this list you’ll know all […]

10 Dolphin Facts That Reveal How Terrifying They Truly Are

10 Dolphin Facts That Reveal How Terrifying They Truly Are

Most people see dolphins as fun and playful creatures, but there actually vicious killers. These almost unbelievable dolphin facts reveal how depraved, and terrifying these creatures really are. Not just in the way they attack humans but also the way they attack other dolphins. Dolphins are also some of the most intelligent creatures, and they […]

10 Medieval Kings With Amazing Names – Fiery Dragon Wolf

10 Medieval Kings With Amazing Names – Fiery Dragon Wolf

Medieval kings have often been given nicknames throughout history because of characteristic of theirs, which stands out the most, which leaves you wondering why some might be called “the Cabbage”, or even “Fiery Dragon Wolf”. This is a list of the 10 most amazing names of medieval kings from history. Constantine Shittyname Constantine was nicknamed […]

10 Surprisingly Creative But Horrific Booby Traps

10 Surprisingly Creative But Horrific Booby Traps

Booby traps have been used all throughout history, and over time we’ve developed ones that are both deviously clever, and creative, but also horrific. From pitfalls, and trip wires, to exploding chocolate, and paintings, there no end to what can be booby trapped. Booby traps normally don’t kill a large number of people, but don’t […]

9 Things You Should Know About SpaceX’s Mars Colony

9 Things You Should Know About SpaceX’s Mars Colony

Setting up a Mars colony has been a dream of the human race for years now. A future where humans are living on multiple planets is much better than one where we stay on Earth. Elon Musk plans on getting us to Mars in less than 10 years. Starting a Mars colony would undoubtedly be […]

9 Haunted Islands You Should Visit If You Want To Die

9 Haunted Islands You Should Visit If You Want To Die

From haunted islands drowning their visitors to islands were mysterious “accidents” scare away the residents. Ghosts often take over a house, or possess an object, but it’s unusual for an entire island to be abandoned due to ghosts. This is a list of 9 haunted islands you should visit if you want to die. Suicide […]

10 Facts About Vlad The Impaler- A Villain Or Hero?

10 Facts About Vlad The Impaler- A Villain Or Hero?

Vlad the Impaler, also known as Vlad Dracula, is famous for being one of the most barbaric leaders, savage killers, and inhumane torturers in history, but is there more to the story. Reviled in the most of the world, yet revered in Romania. Dracula is treated as a national hero in his home country, but […]

10 Famous Samurai That You Need To Know About

10 Famous Samurai That You Need To Know About

Samurai are Japanese warriors, famous for their skill with the Katana. Samurai normally work for a clan and a lord. They are expected to hold to an unwritten code of Bushido, which encourages them to put honour, bravery, and loyalty over their own lives. Some samurai became famous due to their amazing accomplishments, or skill […]

10 Most Terrifying Jungle Creatures You Should Avoid

10 Most Terrifying Jungle Creatures You Should Avoid

Jungles are some of the most treacherous parts of the world, and almost impossible to survive in without knowledge of the area. The strange, and mysterious jungle creatures that hide inside, are some of the most dangerous animals in the world, and not to be taken lightly. From fish that can electrocute their predators and […]

10 Facts About The Holy Roman Empire You Should Know

10 Facts About The Holy Roman Empire You Should Know

The Holy Roman Empire was one of the biggest, and disunited empires in history. It started off well, and then became a fascinating mess. It was founded by Charlemagne the great in the 8th century, shaped the Europe we know today. This is a list of 10 facts about the Holy Roman Empire you should […]

10 Most Terrifying Psychological Warfare Tactics

10 Most Terrifying Psychological Warfare Tactics

One of the most important and often neglected aspects of war is psychological warfare, or psywar. This is the unseen killer of many battles, much like an assassin, the victim often isn’t aware of anything, until it’s too late. Sacred Shields Everyone knows about how the Egyptians worshipped cats, and saw them as sacred beings, […]

Inside The Bermuda Triangle of Romania – Hoia Baciu Forest

Inside The Bermuda Triangle of Romania – Hoia Baciu Forest

Deep within Transylvania is one of our planet’s most unusual places. It’s a forest. It’s physical geography and history alone would make the forest interesting. But that doesn’t explain why it’s known as the Bermuda Triangle of Romania. For that we need to examine several generations of mysterious activity being reported within the forest; things […]

10 Most Mindblowing Military Operations

10 Most Mindblowing Military Operations

Some of the most mindblowing military operations have been so ublievable that many don’t believe they even happened. But I promise you that everything on this list is true. These military operations really happened, however hard that is to believe. Some of these are amazing in the skill and bravery necessary to carry them out, […]

10 Amazing Facts About Medieval Knights

10 Amazing Facts About Medieval Knights

Medieval Knights were some of the most dangerous people on the battlefield during Medieval Europe. They were not only clad in impenetrable armour, but had also spent years of their life training to become knights. The introduction of knights in plate armour to the battlefield, changed the nature of warfare in amazing ways. This is […]

8 Most Dangerous Sharks Known To Man

8 Most Dangerous Sharks Known To Man

Sharks are some of the most dangerous predators in the sea; they’re at least the most iconic. If the lion is the king of the jungle, then the shark is the king of the sea. They’re known for their sharp teeth, powerful bites, and taste for blood. This is what makes them so terrifying to […]

10 Mysteries of the human body

10 Mysteries of the human body

Dreaming, yawning, and super powers during pregnancy, are all verified mysteries of the human body. Why do we display certain traits, and act certain ways that don’t offer any obvious benefit. What possess us to do something as nonsensical as yawning during an important meeting or interview. These are all mysteries of the human body, […]

10 Most Intelligent Double Agents

10 Most Intelligent Double Agents

Spies work in deception, and double agents are the masters of this. They work with both sides, before screwing over one to help the other. Some double agents are patriotic, or idealistic, and try to dupe the side their morally against. Other double agents simply work for money, or women, whichever they prefer. This is […]

10 Of The Most Powerful Dynasties From History

10 Of The Most Powerful Dynasties From History

Large close-knitted families who hold immense power can be seen throughout history. By appointing family members to different positions around the world, you can make yourself a lot more powerful. And many of the families on this list had more power than you could possibly imagine. This is a list of the 10 most powerful […]

10 Most Shocking Ambushes In History

10 Most Shocking Ambushes In History

From Hannibal defeating giant Roman armies, to wild barbarians destroying armies three times their size, this is a list of the 10 most shocking ambushes in history. Ambushes have proven time and again throughout history to be one of, if not the most effective way of winning a war, and the easiest way for your […]

8 WW2 Japanese holdouts Who Didn’t Know The War Ended

8 WW2 Japanese holdouts Who Didn’t Know The War Ended

Japanese Holdouts or Stragglers are Japanese soldiers who didn’t surrender after World War Two ended, and kept fighting, guarding, or hiding. Some fought for the honour of Japan, and some simply couldn’t bring themselves to commit suicide. Although Japan officially stopped fighting the US in 1945, in a way the US was still fighting with […]

10 Most Isolated People In The World

10 Most Isolated People In The World

From Ishi the last native American, to an 86 year-old, butt naked Japanese Hermit, living on an island, this is a list of the 10 most isolated people in the world. Now that we live in such a connected world, it’s fascinating to see how some people can live such isolated, unconnected lives. We live […]

10 Times Napoleon Bonaparte Annihilated His Enemies

10 Times Napoleon Bonaparte Annihilated His Enemies

Napoleon Bonaparte is famous for being one of the greatest military strategists, and emperors in history. He won many great victories, and used revolutionary tactics. He was so superior in tactical and strategic ability that he would often annihilate the opposing armies. This is a list of 10 times Napoleon annihilated his enemies. The Ulm […]

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