It’s no surprise that when you delve into the everyday things we say, you’ll find that many of them are steeped in some rather interesting historical origins. So where do some of these common phrases that we say come from? Here are 5 of the most used phrases with fascinating backgrounds!
Most people have heard about the horrible disaster of the Chernobyl factory meltdown. We know it effected many surrounding Ukrainian cities, but did you know it's aftermath expanded across the world? Here we look at the Chernobyl ramifications on the UK.
Keanu Reeves is no doubt a household name, as well as an internet meme! His well-rounded repertoire from comedy to action movies has proven his diverse skills as an actor. This soft spoken celebrity has preferred a life of privacy, however here are 35 intriguing facts we’ve dug up about Keanu Reeves!
During the First World War, the sheer number of steel produced in Sheffield was crucial to the military industrial machine. As such, scrap metal collecting was commonplace in Sheffield. One wartime icon of Sheffield would come from the steel industry named Lizzie the Indian Elephant!
As a kid, your favorite cereals were no doubt the ones with the highest sugar content! And with the colorful aspect of Froot Loops, that makes them even more fun to eat. So how about a little throwback of information about our favorite childhood cereal? These will blow your mind!
On Monday the 17th of October, 1814, one of history’s strangest industrial tragedies struck the St. Giles borough of London. The event, which would later become known as the London Beer Flood, claimed the lives of 8 people, as well as injuring many more and causing damage to multiple houses and buildings in the area.
The word rhinoceros means “horned nose” and they once roamed and made their homes in North America and Europe. Now rhinos can only be found in Asia and Africa. Find out more about these ancient one horned beasts with this extensive list of rhino facts!
A long war which began in 1955 and didn’t end until 1979, the Vietnam War is one of the most well-known conflicts of recent years. There are many interesting facts about the Vietnam War which many people don’t know – let’s explore some of the lesser-known facts about this period of history.
Elon Musk has been revolutionizing the tech industry for years now. Even with his insanely successful businesses, Musk hasn’t let money blind the importance of helping the earth and environment. To fully appreciate some of the things he’s done; let’s check out the top accomplishments of Elon Musk.