Tag: funny

As if she wasn’t already incredible enough, Eleanor Roosevelt was an Olympic Bobsledder

Did the Dutch really forget they were at war with Scilly for 335 years?

The craziest thing that ever happened at Studio 54

A literal riot broke out over the first top hat ever worn, and the reasons why are absolutely ridiculous

Canadian First Lady fends off robbers with a loon sculpture

That time a horse was made Senator of the Roman Empire

Someone entered a horse in a race against trains

Two countries are fighting over an island with bottles of booze

In 1932, Australian farmers went to war against emus

September 4, 1972: The first episode of “The Price Is Right” airs

This ancient Roman woman is looking fabulous in the afterlife

Keep out! 30 places your grandparents visited that you no longer can

Was Amelia Earhart’s plane found off the coast of Papua New Guinea?

World 02.18.19

17 souls Winston Churchill crushed with the perfect comeback

US

Shays’ Rebellion: Distress in post-revolutionary America

US

Investigation confirms thrift store find as an authentic piece of American history

Technology 02.17.19

George Washington Carver: More than just ‘the peanut man’

February 17, 2008: Kosovo declares independence from Serbia

US 02.16.19

Desmond Doss: conscientious objector and decorated army medic

February 16, 1923: Howard Carter opens King Tut’s tomb

The legend of the Wendigo

General 02.14.19

How Freddy Mercury became a queer icon and hero to the LGBT+ community

February 14, 269 AD: Saint Valentine is martyred, inspiring Valentine’s Day

World 02.13.19

Everything you really need to know about the Renaissance

The 6 most credible UFO encounters in history

Last WWII prisoner of war found hidden away and forgotten in Russian mental institution

General 02.12.19

John Wayne’s ‘The Alamo’ was plagued with problems, including murder

Check out the recipes of a Japanese 17th-Century ‘Barbarian’ cookbook

Katanas: As amazing as the legends tell?

General 02.08.19

Secret lovers, changed identities, and exotic pets: Juicy secrets about American presidents we’ve long forgotten

US

How 12 American presidents rank meeting Queen Elizabeth II

General 02.07.19

Think you know Abraham Lincoln? New photos reveal the man behind the legend

What was the Magna Carta and why is it still important today?

US

What is Federalism and how does it affect a government’s set-up?

World 02.06.19

Festivals and celebrations that turned into total disasters

Lunar New Year celebrations worldwide mark the Spring Festival

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