5 Common Phrases With Historical Origins

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!

How The Chernobyl Disaster Effected The UK

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.

35 Interesting Facts About Keanu Reeves

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!

Lizzie the Elephant, Sheffield’s WWI Industrial Mascot

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!

5 Fantastic Facts About Froot Loops

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!

The Historical Yet Bizarre London Beer Flood

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.

20 Fascinating Facts About Rhinos That You Should Know

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!

Interesting Facts About the Vietnam War

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.

The Impressive Accomplishments of Elon Musk

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.

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How The Chernobyl Disaster Effected The UK

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.

35 Interesting Facts About Keanu Reeves

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!

Lizzie the Elephant, Sheffield’s WWI Industrial Mascot

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!

5 Fantastic Facts About Froot Loops

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!

The Historical Yet Bizarre London Beer Flood

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.

20 Fascinating Facts About Rhinos That You Should Know

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!

Interesting Facts About the Vietnam War

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.

The Impressive Accomplishments of Elon Musk

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.

20 Fun Facts About Josh Holloway

Most famously known for his portrayal of James “Sawyer” Ford on the hit television show LOST, Josh Holloway has lived quite an interesting life. In fact, there are several fun facts you might not know about him. Let's take a closer look at some unique trivia regarding one of television’s leading men!

The Bizarre Salem Tomato Trials

We all know the Salem Witch Trials. But did you know they also held a trial for tomatoes? Back then, tomatoes were thought to be poisonous, so no one ate them! But one person set out to prove that they weren't so bad after all - read his success story!

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The Origins of Duct Tape and It’s Varied Uses

Everyone’s used duct tape for something at some point. It is, by far, one of the handiest everyday tools you could use in life. So you’ve got to have wondered at some point: where did it come from? And what practical uses was it originally invented for?

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30 Eclectic Facts About Billie Eilish

Billie Eilish has established a name and solid reputation for herself before she even turned 18. Known for her eccentric and outlandish style, her music and videos are sure to stick in your mind. Check out these top 30 facts about this popular icon!

Why Do Woodpeckers Peck Wood?

Woodpeckers, like any other birds, have unique traits. Their pecking behavior is definitely one of them. Have you ever wondered why woodpeckers peck? Their pecking behavior is based on logical reasons. In fact, that behavior is crucial for their lifestyle. Here are 6 reasons why woodpeckers peck wood!

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40 Distinct Facts About Drake

Drake is one of the more famous rappers from Canada. You're bound to have heard one of his jams even if you don't know who he is. If you want to build your knowledge of Drake and the rap world, let's look at some interesting facts about the man himself.

30 Fun Facts About Emma Watson

Emma Watson is no doubt a household name at this point. Everyone seems to love this wholesome actress who isn’t afraid to speak her mind and stand up for what she believes in. Here we satisfy your curiosity with 30 of the most interesting facts about this actress!

Top 100 Technology Facts

The advancement of technology over the past 20 years has really shaped the world we live in today. But let's not forget how we got here. Here are the top 100 interesting facts about technology from old-school, all the way to tech of the future.

5 Fascinating Facts About Saturn’s Rings

Saturn, like the other gas giants in our Solar System, has rings. The one thing that differentiates Saturn from his gaseous siblings is the sheer outstanding beauty its rings possess. Here we’re going to look at 5 mind-blowing facts about the big orange gas ball high above us.

Six Strangest Phenomena In The Universe

The universe is constantly surprising us, whenever we search for proof of a particular concept or idea, something completely unrelated that we thought we understood gets turned upside down. Here are 6 of the strangest phenomena in the universe.