Top 10 Fascinating Facts About Turkey

Top 10 Fascinating Facts About Turkey

Facts Ashley SharpJuly 22, 2017 Turkey—a land where Europe meets Asia, secularism butts heads with Islamism, and controversy meets more controversy. This continent-bridging nation has a tumultuous past and an equally dramatic present. Let’s take a look Turkey today. 10...
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10 Historical British Massacres That Outdo ‘Game Of Thrones’

10 Historical British Massacres That Outdo ‘Game Of Thrones’

History David DeeJuly 19, 2017 Game of Thrones is clearly inspired by the jostling of power that has happened in the British Isles for thousands of years—with a few more dragons peppered in. In reality, British history is littered with...
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10 Japanese Soldiers Who Didn’t Surrender On August 15, 1945

10 Japanese Soldiers Who Didn’t Surrender On August 15, 1945

History Patrick HattmanJuly 18, 2017 On August 15, 1945, the Japanese people heard the voice of Emperor Hirohito for the first time. Through a recorded message over the radio, Hirohito declared that the war was lost without saying explicitly that...
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10 Dreadful Ways The Victorians Accidentally Poisoned Themselves

10 Dreadful Ways The Victorians Accidentally Poisoned Themselves

History Dr Pippa ElliottJuly 16, 2017 Shares 139 The Victorians were a clever lot. They gave us steam trains, stamps, photographs, and the first public flushing toilet. But they were also rather accident-prone. A bit like letting a child play...
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10 Amazing Backyard Discoveries

10 Amazing Backyard Discoveries

Facts Sam DunsmoreJuly 16, 2017 Everyone dreams of making an amazing discovery. Some people are lucky enough to find incredible objects hidden in their backyard. Others are even luckier and find treasure lying on their lawn. The following discoveries were...
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10 Notable Child Soldiers Of The United States Civil War

10 Notable Child Soldiers Of The United States Civil War

History Oliver TaylorJuly 14, 2017 Both the Union and the Confederacy enlisted child soldiers during the bloody US Civil War that lasted from April 12, 1861, to May 9, 1865. Many of the children served with distinction and returned home....
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Top 10 Times Love Completely Altered History

Top 10 Times Love Completely Altered History

History Nate YungmanJuly 14, 2017 It is frequently said that “love makes the world go round.” Unlike most Hallmark greeting card aphorisms, this one is surprisingly accurate. Love permeates every facet of our lives—from movies and books to possibly our.....
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