History

“Those who do not learn history are doomed to repeat it.” This infamous quote is known by pretty much everyone. But just how much history do you actually know? Certainly, you know the basics, but there is even much left to be learned about those.

With a topic like history, there are hours of facts here that will be both educational and mind-blowing!

Fun Facts About Ninjas

8 Strange Facts About Ninjas

Shash Wighton
Apr 28, 2022

We often think of ninjas when someone mentions Japan. But you would be surprised to know that real ninjas are far from the depiction of them in modern comics, films, and literature. Here are 8 strange facts about ninjas that you didn't know.

Facts about Michelangelo

10 Magnificent Facts About Michelangelo

Becca Marsh
Apr 10, 2022

Michelangelo was born March 6, 1475, and died February 18, 1564. He is one of the most influential sculptors of all time and is most famed for this art in the Sistine Chapel. Let's unravel the fascinating story of Michelangelo with these ten fun facts.

Are mermaids real?

Are Mermaids Real?

Becca Marsh
May 20, 2021

Mermaids are female Merfolk and are known for having a fishtail and human female upper body. They have been mentioned for hundreds of years but are they real, and have they ever existed? Let's venture deep below the surface and take a closer look.

A history of bicycles

A Brief History Of Bicycles

Becca Marsh
Apr 21, 2021

Traditionally bicycles are two-wheeled and self-propelled modes of transport. The first design of one was back in 1817 and was created by Karl von Drais. Bicycles have come a long way since then and come in many different forms. Here is a short history to get you up to speed.

Criminals who could still be out there

7 Criminals Who Could Still Be Out There Today

Jack De Graaf
Nov 18, 2021

While many of the most dangerous people around are locked up behind bars, some of the most infamous criminals could still be at large out in the community - meaning an attack could happen at any moment. Here are 7 such persons to look out for!

The first homeless shelters

The Bizarre Story Of The First Homeless Shelter

Jack De Graaf
Mar 23, 2021

Some of the oldest homeless shelters in the world were run by The Salvation Army, London, UK, way back in the 1800s. Accommodation here was cheap at just 1 penny to 4 pennies, but they were far from luxurious. Here's a closer look at what those pennies would afford you.

30 facts all about Joe Biden

30 Presidential Facts About Joe Biden

Becca Marsh
Apr 10, 2022

Joe Biden, born November 20, 1942, in Scranton, Pennsylvania is the 46th President of the United States of America. Biden has a long history of working in politics and has helped create life-changing laws. Here are the top 30 facts we could find all about him.

The history of Roman numerals

The History Of Roman Numerals

Jack De Graaf
Mar 17, 2021

Roman numerals are a numerical system that dates back to between 850 and 750 BC. They were slightly different back then as Rome hadn't even been founded yet! So where did they come from? Let's take a look at the history of Roman numerals together.

Why does Santa give coal to bad kids?

Why Does Santa Claus Give Coal To Bad Kids?

Jack De Graaf
Apr 8, 2022

One of the greatest joys of Christmas is knowing that Santa will visit your house the night before to drop off presents for good kids. But what about bad kids? It’s said that those children will get a lump of coal, but where does this come from? Let's find out.

Facts about the Spanish Flu

8 Shocking Facts About The Spanish Flu

Shash Wighton
Mar 17, 2021

The Spanish Flu struck the world in 1918 and 1919 and during the final year of World War I. It is known as the deadliest outbreak ever and claimed perhaps over 100 million lives worldwide. Let's take a closer look with these 8 shocking facts all about the Spanish Flu.

Why are black cats associated with halloween?

Why Are Black Cats Associated With Halloween?

Becca Marsh
Apr 8, 2022

Black cats are well-known for being bad luck. Should you see one keep away because if one crosses you, you'll be cursed for life. They are also often associated with Halloween, but how did this all start in the first place? Why does the black cat get such a bad rap? Let's find out.

10 Historical Facts About The Ancient Egyptians

10 Historical Facts About The Ancient Egyptians

Becca Marsh
Mar 17, 2021

From mysterious mummies like Tutankhamun and hieroglyphics to worshipping cats, there's so much to learn about Ancient Egypt. Delve deeper into the ever-growing mysteriousness of the Ancient Egyptians with these 10 fascinating facts all about them.