10 Greatest French Pirates From History

10 Greatest French Pirates From History

During the golden age of piracy, much of the Caribbean was controlled by the French. At one point or another they held valuable territories like Haiti, Grenada, and Tobago, as well as a lot of land in North America. France had a clear presence in the New World. So it...

10 Facts About Miyamoto Musashi

Miyamoto Musashi is one of the most famous swordsmen in Japanese history. He fought over 60 duels without tasting defeat, but won using what many would consider underhanded or indirect methods. It’s not just his swordplay but his strategy that has inspired so many as...
10 Famous Native Americans You Should Know About

10 Famous Native Americans You Should Know About

The history of the Native Americans is tragic and bloody one, filled with many wars and raids against colonists. During and outside of these conflicts a number of notable native Americans rose to prominence. This is a list of 10 famous Native Americans you should know...
Caligula – The Completely Insane Roman Emperor

Caligula – The Completely Insane Roman Emperor

Caligula became Emperor of Rome at the age of 24, and although his reign started off strong, he fell into a coma. Upon waking from his coma, his personality completely changed and he became an unhinged lunatic. He is now famous for being one of the most insane...
The Mysteries of Africa: Lost Kings and Monsters

The Mysteries of Africa: Lost Kings and Monsters

In medieval times, Jewish cartographers on the island of Majorca were renown for their maps of Africa. To the European eye Africa was a continent of mystery – a vast, mostly uncharted land said to be home to monsters and legendary kings. It was the latter that the...
10 Mysterious Real Holy Relics

10 Mysterious Real Holy Relics

You might think holy relics are just the stuff of legend, but no. All across the world are churches and temples who claim to possess genuine holy relics, many of which grant real magical powers. Some are ancient and mysterious, others are more modern with roots that...

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