Category: World

The history of impeachment, and the 14th-century Baron who changed the world

Mussolini punished subversives by forcing them to drink castor oil

The Titanic II may never set sail

One of the “facts” most of us know about Vikings is actually wrong!

How Dr. Seuss helped America defeat Hitler

Decades after WWII was over, these men kept fighting

Declassified information reveals US Navy’s alliance with the Italian mob decades later

WWI vet’s diary describes the horrors of war, with a little humor thrown in

How the Austrian army once accidentally managed to defeat itself

Canadian First Lady fends off robbers with a loon sculpture

Joan of Arc was BFFs with a mass murderer

How soldiers in the trenches of WWI really lived

Super disturbing consequences of WWII you won’t find in history books

The Christmas party that stopped a world war

Two countries are fighting over an island with bottles of booze

In 1932, Australian farmers went to war against emus

Signalman Jack: The baboon railroad worker with a perfect record

‘Gate To Hell’ takes its own animal sacrifices and scientists tell us why

The king of Queen: Freddie Mercury’s inspiring, tragic life

Only Australians under 40 speak this new language

These Stalinism survivors created a unique Korean fusion cuisine that will make your mouth water

This rusty coin prevented an impromptu shave— its current worth will surprise you

This underground city is carved entirely out of salt rock— and it’s super cool

One surprising effect of the black plague? A longer life span

After 32 years, Chernobyl is still as deadly as ever

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