People & Civilizations

30 Inventive Facts About Nikola Tesla

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.

30 Awesome Facts About Vikings

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 for the mark they left! Check out these 30 unbelievable facts about Vikings!

30 Impressive Facts About Vincent van Gogh

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!

30 Interesting Facts About King Henry VIII

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...

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.

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.

45 Unbelievable Facts About Our Presidents

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 […]

11 Barack Obama Facts

Barack Obama is the 44th President of the United States, if you have a minute spare, check out these top eleven facts about our president. Barack Obama is 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 1995 […]

Thomas Edison Wasn’t So Bright After All

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 […]