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The Most Expensive Christmas Trees

What’s Christmas without a Christmas tree? Some prefer to buy a reusable fake tree, while others like the smell and authenticity of a real tree. Then there’s some who literally spend millions. But what is the most expensive Christmas tree?

5 Fast Facts About Christmas Video

It's Christmas time! And to start the festive celebrations this year, we've made a quick video to give you our 5 favorite Christmas facts. If you have a minute spare, then get yourself in that Christmas mood & check out our Christmas facts video!

15 Interesting Thanksgiving Facts That You Should Know

Thanksgiving is the best food holiday of the year - by far! From lesser known Thanksgiving origins, to Presidents who didn’t support it, and how much turkey we eat, here we bring you the full story & facts!

Why Uncle Wiggly Wings Delivered Chocolate to Children

During the Cold War when everyone was on edge, even though nothing happened, it was still a tense time. In those incidents, it's always nice to hear about good Samaritans. Read this heartwarming story about an American pilot that dropped candy from his aircraft for the kids in Berlin!

The World War II Ace Pilot with No Legs

World War II certainly had many war heroes of it's time. One that has stood out above the rest was a man called Douglas Bader. What made him special? Well, he was a pilot - with no legs! Read all about his story and accomplishments here!

Who Was Jack the Ripper, Really?

By no means was Jack the Ripper the first serial killer. However, until this madman struck, his was the first case to stir up worldwide media frenzy. Even over 100 years later, everyone knows his nickname and the mystery surrounding these attacks are scrutinized. And that’s the million dollar question: Who was Jack the Ripper?

The Soviet Night Witches – Female Bomber Pilots of World War II

As a response to the high casualties suffered by male soldiers, Stalin started to incorporate females into defense roles. Some of these women became night bombers. They ended up becoming so deadly, that they earned a nickname from the Germans that stuck. They were called the Night Witches.

10 Wild Facts About Kenya

Kenya is among one of the most well-known countries in Africa. With hundreds of miles of coastline featuring stunning beaches, it’s no wonder tourism is on the rise. To fully appreciate this country, let’s check out these top 10 Facts about Kenya!

Concrete Ships of World War I & II

During any war, it’s natural for certain materials to become scarce. And this was exactly the case in both World War I and II with steel. As each war dragged on, steel became more and more scarce, and the military turned to a new resource: using cement to build their ships.

Freaky Facts About Friday The 13th

In the West, Friday the 13th is a notorious day where people will usher words of bad omens and ill luck to each other. A tradition that is deep rooted within our society; even the most happy-go-lucky person will keep an eye out for bad signs on Friday the 13th. But why?

The Nigerian Angel Who Secretly Pays Medical Bills

For every negative story we see in the media, there are multiple positive ones that get buried. Here we have one inspiring story of a Nigerian man who pays off peoples sky-high medical bills, but asks for nothing in return! Check out this feel good story of this guardian angel.

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?