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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?

A Japanese Soldier Took 29 Years to Surrender After WWII

Of all the wars, victories, and surrenders, this story of a Japanese Lieutenant who didn't know World War II ended may just take the prize! How does a soldier hold their ground for 29 years after the war ends without finding out? We have the full story, and it's a good one!

Marvelous Facts & History About Monaco

Nestled along the beautiful French Riviera on the Mediterranean Sea, the Monte-Carlo is dazzling everyone with its elegance and luxury. Along with France and its unique charm, Monaco is a top destination for celebrities, superstars and rich people.

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!

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.

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!