The Surprising Story of the Russian Nightwitches

The Soviet Night Witches – Female Bomber Pilots of World War II

As a response to the high casualties suffered by male soldiers, Stalin started to incorporate females into defense roles. Some of these women became night bombers. They ended up becoming so deadly, that they earned a nickname from the Germans that stuck. They were called the Night Witches.

Top Facts Lists

100 Mind Blowing Space Facts

100 Interesting Space Facts That’ll Blow Your Mind

We've literally searched the universe for the most amazing space facts, including facts about the planets in our solar system, moons, the Milky Way, and beyond! We're pretty sure #100 will make you smile!

1000 Interesting & Random Facts

1000 Random & Interesting Facts About Literally Everything

That's right, you didn't misread, here we have one thousand random & interesting facts about literally everything! We've spent months researching the biggest & best list of interesting facts. Enjoy!

100 Amazing Facts You Never Knew

100 Utterly Amazing Facts You Never Knew

Some facts are common knowledge, like never eating yellow snow, whilst some are rather unknown, like the fact that cheetahs love the smell of Calvin Klein. Today we make these unknown facts known, with these 100 utterly amazing facts!

200 Fun Facts That Will Actually Make Your Life Better

200 Fun Facts That’ll Actually Make Your Life Better

Do you ever wonder how many times you've walked around the world? Or where your smallest bone is? And what is a Jesus Nut!? Well, get your answers here with these 200 random, fun facts that will actually make your life better!

Animal Facts

Wild Woodpecker Facts

Why Do Woodpeckers Peck Wood?

Woodpeckers, like any other birds, have unique traits. Their pecking behavior is definitely one of them. Have you ever wondered why woodpeckers peck? Their pecking behavior is based on logical reasons. In fact, that behavior is crucial for their lifestyle. Here are 6 reasons why woodpeckers peck wood!

Sheffield's Mascot was an Elephant

Lizzie the Elephant, Sheffield’s WWI Industrial Mascot

During the First World War, the sheer number of steel produced in Sheffield was crucial to the military industrial machine. As such, scrap metal collecting was commonplace in Sheffield. One wartime icon of Sheffield would come from the steel industry named Lizzie the Indian Elephant!

Crazy facts about Rhinos

20 Fascinating Facts About Rhinos That You Should Know

The word rhinoceros means “horned nose” and they once roamed and made their homes in North America and Europe. Now rhinos can only be found in Asia and Africa. Find out more about these ancient one horned beasts with this extensive list of rhino facts!

10 Fun Facts About Komodo Dragons

10 Interesting Facts About Komodo Dragons

Komodo dragons are the largest living lizards on the planet. They are fearsome creatures with a reputation for being strong, aggressive and deadly hunters. But they're not all bad - they love swimming and playing... Here are the top 10 facts about Komodo dragons!

Crazy Elephant Rampage

The Drunken Elephant Rampage That Killed Three People

There are a fair few animals in the animal kingdom who love a good tipple, and elephants are no exception to this. Usually, drunken animals tend to get a little leery – just like their human counterparts. However, this particular animal binge sesh ended with a bit of a darker twist.

Fun Kakapo Facts

20 Little Known Facts About the Rare Kakapo

Never heard of a Kakapos? There is good reason for that - they are one of the world’s rarest birds. After reading these facts, you will love them so much, and you may even be ready visit New Zealand to see one alive. Here are 20 rarest facts about Kakapos.

Celebrity Facts

Top Amazing Facts about Post Malone

30 Underrated Facts About Post Malone

Love him or hate him, you probably know who Post Malone is! This artist got started at a young age and hasn't stopped. Find out all the random facts here about Post Malone like how he got his start, and the surprising way he got his stage name. 

Billie EIlish Facts

30 Eclectic Facts About Billie Eilish

Billie Eilish has established a name and solid reputation for herself before she even turned 18. Known for her eccentric and outlandish style, her music and videos are sure to stick in your mind. Check out these top 30 facts about this popular icon!

Food & Drink Facts

Surprising Spinach Facts

30 Splendid Facts About Spinach

Thanks to Popeye the Sailor Man, we know spinach is a great source of nutrition that keeps us strong! But there’s so many more health benefits to it that you probably are unaware of. Additionally, we’ll tell you the best way to consume spinach so you get the most out of this superfood!

Fruity Facts about Froot Loops

5 Fantastic Facts About Froot Loops

As a kid, your favorite cereals were no doubt the ones with the highest sugar content! And with the colorful aspect of Froot Loops, that makes them even more fun to eat. So how about a little throwback of information about our favorite childhood cereal? These will blow your mind!

The Weirdest Trial Ever!

The Bizarre Salem Tomato Trials

We all know the Salem Witch Trials. But did you know they also held a trial for tomatoes? Back then, tomatoes were thought to be poisonous, so no one ate them! But one person set out to prove that they weren't so bad after all - read his success story!

The World's Most Expensive Fruit

What Is The World’s Most Expensive Fruit?

Fruit is meant to be a good part of a balanced diet, so even if you do end up spending a few bucks more on your favorite fruit, at least it’s for a worthy cause. But what if I told you there was a fruit worth thousands of dollars?

Insane Record-Breaking Food Challenges

Man Vs Food – Facts About 9 Insane Record-Breaking Food Challenges

Competitive eating is something that intrigues, interests and disgusts in equal measure. Well here we cover crazy record-breaking food challenges from around the world. From cow brains & cockroaches to stinting nettles, find out what it takes to smash a record!

Health Benefits of Drinking Coffee

10 Surprising Health Benefits of Coffee

Once upon a time, coffee used to get a bad rap. The consumption of coffee was associated with increased risk for heart disease, heightened stress responses, and other negatives. However, it turns out that a person’s daily cup of deliciousness has many surprising health benefits.

Health & Body Facts

What do blind people dream about?

What Do Blind People Dream About?

Have you ever wondered how blind people dream? This brings up questions like do the blind actually dream visually or are their dreams rooted in the senses available to them; sounds, noises, tastes, feelings? We did a little bit of research into the results are fascinating!

7 Flaws of the Human Body

7 Flaws of the Human Body

Don’t get me wrong, the human body is endlessly, staggeringly, wonderfully amazing. It has astounding intricate systems, perfectly adapted organs and genius functional design. Or… maybe not so genius. Evolution favors functionality, not perfection. Check out these seven times this couldn't be more evident.

Travel & Tourism Facts

Surprising Facts about Monaco

Marvelous Facts & History About Monaco

Nestled along the beautiful French Riviera on the Mediterranean Sea, the Monte-Carlo is dazzling everyone with its elegance and luxury. Along with France and its unique charm, Monaco is a top destination for celebrities, superstars and rich people.

Street Name Meanings

What’s The Difference Between an Avenue, Street & Road?

What’s in a street name? Quite a lot actually... Here we have an extremely useful infographic that looks at the differences between roads, avenues, streets & lanes, along with some famous examples. You'll also learn more about unusual roads like crescents, courts & mews.

Cat Island - Japan Facts

Why Are There Cat Islands in Japan?

If you're a cat person, there's a place for you in Japan! In this unique country, they have not one, not even just two, but eleven islands dedicated to cats! Check out the story to these islands and maybe get inspired to book your trip there!

Amazing Facts About Canada

50 Friendly Facts About Canada

Canada is no doubt one of the world’s most likable countries! You may already know Canada for it for its array of wildlife , but there’s more to this country that you might not know. Here we have the top 50 facts about Canada.

Fun Facts About Saint Lucia

30 Fun Facts About The Caribbean Island, Saint Lucia

Saint Lucia is an island located in the Caribbean Sea, and although thousands of people make it a destination for their vacations every year, the average person doesn't know a whole lot about this island. Here are 30 facts you didn't know!

Fascinating Facts about the Statue of LIberty

20 Liberating Facts About The Statue of Liberty

The Statue of Liberty was a beacon of hope for immigrants who came to America and is now one of the most famous landmarks in the United States. There's an impressive history to this giant statue, so here are some educative facts on the Statue of Liberty!

Space Facts

Educational Facts about Telescopes

24 Terrific Facts About The Telescope

Have you ever looked up and wondered what that shimmering ball of light in the sky actually is, or how it looks? The telescope has been around for centuries. But how much do you actually know about it? Here we look at 24 facts about the gateway to the stars!

Crazy facts about Space Shuttles

26 Facts About Space Shuttles That Are Out of This World!

There's so much mystery surrounding the wonder of space exploration. While we may not be able to solve them all, we can learn about the crazy science of how we get there! Check out these educational facts about space shuttles.

Recent Facts

Sun Facts

Facts You Probably Don’t Know About The Sun Infographic

Without the sun, we would not be here. Our piece of rock called Earth, which is floating in the expanse of space, would not be habitable by life. Check out this infographic showing some facts you probably didn't know about the sun.

Amazing facts about Kenya

10 Wild Facts About Kenya

Kenya is among one of the most well-known countries in Africa. With hundreds of miles of coastline featuring stunning beaches, it’s no wonder tourism is on the rise. To fully appreciate this country, let’s check out these top 10 Facts about Kenya!

Facts About Camila Cabello

35 Fun Facts About Camila Cabello

Once member of the girl group Fifth Harmony, Camila Cabello has since gone solo, and there seems to be no stopping her. Find out more about this talented singer-songwriter with these 35 fun facts about Camila Cabello!

Concrete Ships of the World Wars

Concrete Ships of World War I & II

During any war, it’s natural for certain materials to become scarce. And this was exactly the case in both World War I and II with steel. As each war dragged on, steel became more and more scarce, and the military turned to a new resource: using cement to build their ships.

Sleep Deprivation Effects Body

Effects of Sleep Deprivation on Your Body

Many people consider puffy and dark under-eye circles as the worst consequence of their sleep-deprived lifestyle; however, they are just the tip of an iceberg. Here we are going to look at the negative consequences of sleep deprivation.

Differentiation between autumn and fall

Why Do The British Say “Autumn” Instead of “Fall”?

You may have heard the British use the word “autumn” to describe the time of year that ends summer and turns to winter or in simpler terms, the third season. But why do they use a different word? Here we compare the difference between autumn and fall!

More Popular Facts

Amazing Diving at this Artificial Reef

The Great Carrier Reef – The Largest Fabricated Reef Ever!

We’ve heard of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, but one diver’s paradise we’ve not heard about is the Great Carrier Reef. 24 miles from the coast on Pensacola, sat at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico, is the USS Oriskany - an 888-foot former US Navy Aircraft Carrier.

Amazing Health Benefits of Swimming

7 Surprising Health Benefits of Swimming

There are so many amazing benefits of swimming, health related and other. It is beneficial for your body – you can get fit, ease back into fitness after an injury and you can swim while pregnant! Keep reading to see these 7 health benefits of regular swimming.

Fun Kakapo Facts

20 Little Known Facts About the Rare Kakapo

Never heard of a Kakapos? There is good reason for that - they are one of the world’s rarest birds. After reading these facts, you will love them so much, and you may even be ready visit New Zealand to see one alive. Here are 20 rarest facts about Kakapos.

Crazy facts about American Horror Story

30 Freaky Facts About American Horror Story

Each season of American Horror Story takes you on a roller coaster ride and always has you on the edge of your seat. It’s no surprise the show has such a huge following. For those of you who are terrified of normal people, here are 30 freaky facts about this show.

Amazing Facts About Canada

50 Friendly Facts About Canada

Canada is no doubt one of the world’s most likable countries! You may already know Canada for it for its array of wildlife , but there’s more to this country that you might not know. Here we have the top 50 facts about Canada.

You're gonna wanna sit down for this

The World’s Quietest Place

What if I was to tell you that there is an actual place quieter than A Quiet Place? And that it will drive you crazy rather than zen you out? At the Orfield Laboratories in Minnesota, there is an anechoic chamber that is the quietest place in the world.

Polar Bear Facts

30 Cool Facts About Polar Bears

Polar bears are surprisingly complex creatures; their species has developed over the years to adapt to their surroundings. But how? Find out that and more with these 30 cool facts about polar bears that'll give you the chills! Check out these 30 cool facts about polar bears!

Interesting facts about Drake

40 Distinct Facts About Drake

Drake is one of the more famous rappers from Canada. You're bound to have heard one of his jams even if you don't know who he is. If you want to build your knowledge of Drake and the rap world, let's look at some interesting facts about the man himself.

Fun Facts About Isaac Newton

20 Interesting Facts About Isaac Newton

Recognized at one of the most influential scientists of all time, there's obviously a ton to learn about Isaac Newton! Here we have the most informative facts to increase your knowledge in the spectrum of science.

Health Benefits of Drinking Coffee

10 Surprising Health Benefits of Coffee

Once upon a time, coffee used to get a bad rap. The consumption of coffee was associated with increased risk for heart disease, heightened stress responses, and other negatives. However, it turns out that a person’s daily cup of deliciousness has many surprising health benefits.

The End of the Rainbow

Can You Reach The End Of The Rainbow?

Sadly you’ll never taste that rainbow after running into it with your mouth open, and you’ll never get that little green-clad Irish fella’s pot of gold. Disappointed? We are too, but learn exactly why you can't reach the end of a rainbow.

Twenty-Two Facts About The Number 22

Twenty-Two Facts About The Number 22

What were you doing at the age of 22? Did you even consider the importance of the figure at the time? 16, 18 & 21 are all milestones but 22? As with all numbers, 22 is an amazing figure, there is a range of records, important figures and fascinating facts about this number!