History

14 Facts About the Christmas Truce of 1914

The Great War of 1914-1918 saw bloodshed, heartache and devastation around the world. However, among the tragedy is the tale of the Christmas truce. This iconic moment of history tells the tale of soldiers on opposite sides coming together in a moment of peace during Christmas Day 1914.

The Meaning Behind “Trick or Treat”

Halloween is a widely loved holiday. It's a day to dress up, visit haunted houses, and beautify your home with spooky Halloween decorations. But why do we "trick or treat"? Where does this tradition come from? Find out here!

20 Interesting Facts About Pope Francis

Most of us know Pope Francis as the guy who travels in a bulletproof car, shakes hands and blesses members of the public as he goes along, but there’s more to him than meets the eye. Here are 20 interesting facts about Pope Francis.

Call of Duty: Ray Gun Facts

So anybody out there who loves sci-fi probably loves ray-guns. And if you also love the Call of Duty franchise then you must definitely be a mega-fan of Treyarch’s Ray Gun. So without further adieu, here are some cool bits of trivia about the Ray Gun and its various variants. With the Zombies mode that […]

Facts on the Great Wall of China

A fascinating man-made structure, The Great Wall of China can be seen from space. Read on for more interesting facts about this awe-inspiring landmark. The Great Wall of China snakes through many provinces of China, including the famed capital, Beijing, which has over 14 million inhabitants. Bordering what is known as Inner Mongolia and Manchuria, […]

Hitler’s Cremation Site Is Now A Playground

The date is April 30th 1945, the setting is the Führerbunker 28 feet below the shattered ruins of Nazi Berlin. Adolf Hitler hasn’t seen the sun in ten days, and the night before this one his prized German Sheppard Blondi was fed cyanide on his orders. Tonight would be the night that he and his […]

Interesting Facts on Egypt

Possibly one of the most famous holiday destinations in the world, Egypt is not only a place for sun seekers. It’s a place for lovers of history too. Read on for interesting facts about this stunning country! Myths tell us that many Gods created life and Egypt from the water called Nun that covers the […]

Facts on the Dodo and Extinction

Have you heard the expression “dead as a Dodo” and wondered where it came from? Or wondered why the Dodo became extinct? Well read the facts! The Dodo was a plump gray bird, with white feathers. It weighed in around 20 to 23 kilograms. A flightless bird, it had a hooked beak. A general friendly […]

20 Interesting Facts About Ludwig van Beethoven

Often considered one of the most influential music maestros, Ludwig van Beethoven was a true rock-star of the classical music world. Here’s a list of the top twenty facts about Beethoven. Ludwig van Beethoven was born in Germany sometime in December 1770, although no one is sure of the actual date! For years the young […]

The Most Unusual Museums In the World

The Friet Museum in Bruges, and the Museum of Toilets in New Delhi are among the most unusual and bizarre museums in the world, check out the facts about them here! The Creation Museum, Kentucky The Creation Museum is located near Petersburg, Kentucky, and presents an account of the origins of the universe, all life […]

Why Wedding Rings Are Worn on Third Finger

So why exactly do we wear wedding rings on our third finger? What’s the meaning behind this? If these two questions have come across your mind before, look no further and check out the facts! You can watch the video at the bottom if you’d prefer! Wedding rings have been in use since the time […]

Facts on the Sinking of the Titanic

The Titanic is one of the most famous ships in existence. It was built by The White Star Line (owned by American, J. P. Morgan) at the Harland and Wollf Shipyard. It had two sister ships, the Olympic and the Britannic. The opulent ship set sail from Southampton on April 10th 1912. When it set […]