The Twin Towers, also known as the World Trade Centers were both completed in 1973 in Manhattan, New York City. At over 1,360 foot tall, they were the tallest buildings in the world when built. Here are some interesting facts about the Twin Towers that you may not know.
The Roman Empire stretched for over 1,500 years which helped them earn their place in history. Having been around for so long they saw the rise and fall of many other ancient civilizations. Let’s dig a little deeper into the fascinating Ancient Romans through these 10 top facts.
Pepsi is one of the most famous sellers of coke. But once upon a time, they were also the sixth largest military in the world too. How did this happen? And what did Russia and vodka have to do with it? Sit back as we unfold this fascinating story.
Back in the pre-internet days, a prankster – let alone a good one – was hard to find. This article is about one legendary prankster who lives on in infamy. His name was Horace de Vere Cole, and he was a very bored Irish-born Englishman who got up to no good!
There were many infamous members of the Nazi Party, including the well-known member Hermann Göring, head of the Luftwaffe and Hitler's designated successor. But we're here today for the facts about his anti-Nazi brother, Albert Göring.
Although this sounds like a completely made up war, the Great Emu War was completely real - and you'd be shocked to find out who won! Check out the facts behind this bizarre war and how it ended up getting solved.
Flags around the world are about much more than simply identifying which country they belong to. Do you ever wonder what the colors, shapes and patterns mean on flags? Here are 10 fascinating facts about the flags of the world you should really know.
Sir Winston Churchill often voted Top Briton of all time led the country from its darkest days into its finest hour during World War II, but how much do you know about him? Let's find out in these 10 awesome facts about Winston Churchill.
In 2010 the Colombian Army faced a pretty serious hostage crisis. Several groups of kidnapped soldiers were held hostage by armed guerrilla fighters of the Revolutionary Armed Forces. In order to inspire the spirits of the hostages, the government had to get a message to them... but how?
The history facts they teach you in school are interesting, sure, but everyone knows that stuff. But did you know that the longest day in history was over 400 days long?! Or that Hitler helped design a vehicle that we still drive today? Read on for the facts!
One story about Dunkirk that’s rarely told is about the Siege of Lille, a battle taking place in tandem with the evacuations that saw 40,000 French troops hold off waves of elite Wehrmacht soldiers. Without the efforts of these brave French soldiers, not as many soldiers would have been saved.
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!