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!
Thanksgiving is the best food holiday of the year - by far! From lesser known Thanksgiving origins, to Presidents who didn’t support it, and how much turkey we eat, here we bring you the full story & facts!
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!
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!