Americans are known for being loud and not having a filter. Fortunately, this can sometimes provide some amusing stories in dark times! Like this one for example, when the Germans asked for the Americans to surrender. The response they got was not exactly standard - find out for yourself!
Although nicknamed "Baby Yoda", this adorable little green creature is actually not Star Wars’ character Yoda’s baby. His popularity has exploded since the release of The Mandalorian on Disney+, so let’s find out what we know about this little guy right here in these 5 facts all about Baby Yoda.
During the Cold War when everyone was on edge, even though nothing happened, it was still a tense time. In those incidents, it's always nice to hear about good Samaritans. Read this heartwarming story about an American pilot that dropped candy from his aircraft for the kids in Berlin!
On the moon's northern hemisphere is a place known as Hadley Rille. And it's here where there's a sculpture of an astronaut and a plaque with the names of 14 astronauts and cosmonauts who died in the advancement of space exploration.
World War II certainly had many war heroes of it's time. One that has stood out above the rest was a man called Douglas Bader. What made him special? Well, he was a pilot - with no legs! Read all about his story and accomplishments here!
So this is a bit of a strange question really, but at the same time it is somewhat logical to think you could do this. Before we talk about whether or not blood would hydrate you, we’ve got to first think about whether it’s safe to actually drink at all!
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.
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.
In the West, Friday the 13th is a notorious day where people will usher words of bad omens and ill luck to each other. A tradition that is deep rooted within our society; even the most happy-go-lucky person will keep an eye out for bad signs on Friday the 13th. But why?
For every negative story we see in the media, there are multiple positive ones that get buried. Here we have one inspiring story of a Nigerian man who pays off peoples sky-high medical bills, but asks for nothing in return! Check out this feel good story of this guardian angel.
Everyone’s used duct tape for something at some point. It is, by far, one of the handiest everyday tools you could use in life. So you’ve got to have wondered at some point: where did it come from? And what practical uses was it originally invented for?
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!