On Monday the 17th of October, 1814, one of history’s strangest industrial tragedies struck the St. Giles borough of London. The event, which would later become known as the London Beer Flood, claimed the lives of 8 people, as well as injuring many more and causing damage to multiple houses and buildings in the area.
Most famously known for his portrayal of James “Sawyer” Ford on the hit television show LOST, Josh Holloway has lived quite an interesting life. In fact, there are several fun facts you might not know about him. Let's take a closer look at some unique trivia regarding one of television’s leading men!
When you think about it, “boycott” is a strange word. How does the word relate to the action of not attending or doing something? Of isolating or ignoring something? Where did the word “boycott” come from? Well, let's go back to 1880 to find out.
The triangle percussion instrument is probably one of the least thought about instruments in terms of training involved and coolness levels. After all, who can't play the triangle? However, these simple little instruments have a more interesting background than you would think!
One thing I love about the Star Wars universe is the way characters are coupled with each other. There's Luke and Leia, Han and Chewie, Vader and Sidious - and, of course, R2D2 and C-3PO. In a galaxy full of icons and iconic moments, these two droids are about as iconic as you can get!
Ivysaur is one of the more under-appreciated Pokémon out there. Sure, Ivysaur might not look as blasé as Charmeleon or as tough as Wartortle, but Ivysaur is one powerful Pokémon for a second-stage starter. Here are the top thirty interesting facts about Ivysaur.
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.
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.
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.
Shakespeare is one of the most famous writers in history! This well spoken playwright is still well-known by all generations, and that likely won't be changing any time soon. We've assembled 50 of the best facts about Shakespeare to hopefully inspire you to appreciate his impressive works even more!
Emma Watson is no doubt a household name at this point. Everyone seems to love this wholesome actress who isn’t afraid to speak her mind and stand up for what she believes in. Here we satisfy your curiosity with 30 of the most interesting facts about this actress!
Queen is no doubt one of the most iconic rock bands in history. With numerous hits on a global scale, and now a movie out about the bands legacy, they have left an impact even after years of being around. Check out these impressive facts about the world's favorite band!