10 Unnerving Facts About The ‘Suicide Disease’

10 Unnerving Facts About The ‘Suicide Disease’

Trigeminal neuralgia (TN, aka the “suicide disease”) is considered to be the worst pain known to man and medicine. People with this rare condition experience excruciating pain to their fifth cranial nerve. Some treatment options are available, but the condition...
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10 Tantalizing Facts About Pizza

10 Tantalizing Facts About Pizza

Although it was a flourishing metropolis in the 1700s and 1800s, Naples, Italy, then a kingdom in its own right, was home to multitudes of the poor, many of whom lived in one-room dwellings and were often on the move....
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10 Fascinating Facts About Mongolia

10 Fascinating Facts About Mongolia

Not many people know much about Mongolia apart from that Genghis Khan was from there. This is unsurprising given the impact of the Khan and his descendants on the world, but the story of Mongolia goes far further. Mongolia’s fascinating...
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10 Fascinating 60th Anniversary Facts About Sputnik 1

10 Fascinating 60th Anniversary Facts About Sputnik 1

On October 4, 1957, 60 years ago yesterday, the Soviet Union stunned the world with the launch of the first artificial satellite. The small sphere, transmitting a “bleep-bleep” radio signal, caused near panic in the minds of some Americans as...
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Top 10 Fascinating Facts About France

Top 10 Fascinating Facts About France

Well-known cheese-eating surrender monkeys and wearers of onion strings. These slightly xenophobic stereotypes about the French are widespread wherever English is spoken. And with good reason. France is a terrible country that looks down its nose at the rest o...
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Top 10 Unsettling Facts And Horrors Of The Grand Canyon

Top 10 Unsettling Facts And Horrors Of The Grand Canyon

The Grand Canyon is a place like no other. No photographs truly do it justice. The massive chasm has awed visitors for as long as people have been around to see it. Since the Grand Canyon became a national park...
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10 Intriguing Facts About The Dyatlov Pass Incident

10 Intriguing Facts About The Dyatlov Pass Incident

On February 2, 1959, things took a macabre turn in the Ural Mountains. Nine experienced hikers died under what many consider to be questionable circumstances. The area in which they died would later be named the Dyatlov Pass in honor...
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