The History of Mickey Mouse

Mickey Mouse – the most famous mouse in history, was created because Walt Disney himself was afraid of mice! From a black...

How The Chernobyl Disaster Effected The UK

Between the 25th and the 26th of April, 1986, Reactor Number 4 at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant went into meltdown: the tragically ironic result of a...

The Cosmic Scorpion Evident in Ancient Cultures

Scorpions have inhabited the Earth for over 400 million years. They were one of the first seabed evolved creatures to climb out of oceans onto...

The Younger Dryas Impact Debate – Is It Settled Yet?

Asteroid Day this year, 30th June 2019, is exactly 111 years after the Tunguska impact event in Siberia, which destroyed an area of pristine forest the size of...

Ferocious Facts About History’s Utterly Brutal Warriors

The art of war is never easy, but these warriors and warrior clans sure make it seem that way. From the Mongol Horde to the...

43 Crusading Facts About The Order Of The Knights Templar

The Order of the Knights Templar was founded in 1118 by a French knight named Hugues de Payens. They were a military order of the...

The Historical Yet Bizarre London Beer Flood

On Monday the 17th of October, 1814, one of history’s strangest industrial tragedies struck the St. Giles borough of London. The event, which...

When Children Came out to Play: Ancient Toys and Games

The main halls and secured vaults of museums around the world are loaded with vast arrays of grotesque antique weapons, golden lined velvet robes, ceremonial...

Satanic Plaque and Altar Unearthed in The Queen’s Holyrood Park in Scotland

In a secluded area of The Queen’s Holyrood Park in Edinburgh, Scotland, archaeologists have unearthed two mysterious objects, including a metal plaque depicting an upside-down...

Small Drop In Fertility Rate May Have Led To Neanderthal Extinction

Sapiens be warned, the life of a population is fragile! After decades of speculation about Neanderthals being wiped out by our ancestors, a new scientific study suggests...

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