Picasso is among the most renowned artists in the world. Some of his paintings are very bizarre and abstract, which sets him apart from everyone else who tries to wield a paintbrush. Take a look at the top 30 facts about the illustrious painter, Pablo Picasso.
There's a lot of classic staples to pirates - a peg leg, the funny hat, a hook for a hand, and eye-patches! While many people think eye-patches were to cover up a lost eye, the use is actually for a very different reason. Find out here why pirates REALLY wore eye-patches!
Charles Darwin is known as the founder of the evolutionary theory, as well as making incredible discoveries about new species, especially on the Galapagos Islands. But with every new animal he found, he also ate! There's a surprising reason behind this that you'll be astounded to learn!
Nikola Tesla is arguably one of the most influential engineers of today’s modern technology. Many of his ideas were so advanced, many people thought his concepts were crazy, but Tesla continued to prove them wrong. Check out these electrifying facts about Nikola Tesla.
Vikings - even though they called Scandinavia their home, these Ancient Norse sea experts did everything from exploring, trading, colonizing, and looting. With the extent of their influence, it’s no wonder they remain notorious to this day! Check out these 30 unbelievable facts about Vikings!
Vincent van Gogh is one of the most revered artists of the world and highly respected by artists and spectators alike. Even though van Gogh was never famous during his life, his posthumous notoriety remains to be massive. Check out these 30 incredible facts about this impressive painter!
You've probably heard of Henry VIII, but there's much more to this strange figure than his abundance of wives. King Henry VIII founded the Anglican Church, married six wives, two of whom were executed, he hunted and jousted, all before the age of 55. But that's not all...
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.
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.
As a rule, presidents tend to be extraordinary people, but there are just some facts about the presidents that are hard to believe. From skinny dipping to record numbers of offspring there’s a lot to learn about our past and present Commanders in Chief. Here, we’ll share an interesting fact about each of the men […]
Barack Obama was the 44th President of the United States, if you have a minute spare, check out these top eleven facts about our former president. Barack Obama was the first black US senator. His birth name is Barack Hussein Obama II. Both of Barack Obama’s parents are dead, his mother died of cancer in […]
We all know that the light bulb was created by Thomas Edison in 1879, don’t we? So what if I told you he didn’t invent it, the light bulb actually goes all the way back to 1806. An Englishman called Humphrey Davy demonstrated an electric lamp to the Royal Society that year. This lamp created […]