History

25 Incredible Facts About Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein, a revolutionary physicist, changed the way we thought about the entire world both visible and invisible. He helped win the war and discovered our universe. Here are 25 facts about the scientific legend, Einstein.

The Life and Death of the Concorde

Conquering the air has always been a dream and a passion of man. The most well-known plane of them all has to be the Concorde, a European invention that has won the world over and taken many across the globe. Here we’re going to look at the life and death of this amazing craft.

The History of Space Travel Timeline

To travel into the unknown of space is a dream for so many children and adults alike, although one that very few will ever reach. Here we’re going to go through a timeline of the significant moments in the history of space travel, starting way back in the 1940s...

When Were the Planets Discovered in Our Solar System?

The first 5 planets of our solar system are very hard to date, being visible to the naked eye meant they were all identified long ago, but we do know their initial recorded date. Here we’re going to go through the date of each planet’s discovery, and some fun facts about each wonder.

Goodbye Gun Emoji, Hello Water Pistol!

With the latest release of iOS 10, many of us are excited about the new features, but there's one question on everyone's mind... what happened to the gun emoji? And why is there now a water pistol? Read on for the facts, and the birth of the water pistol emoji.

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 […]