Top 10 Facts That Change How You See The Story Of The Mayflower

Top 10 Facts That Change How You See The Story Of The Mayflower

History Mark OliverMay 20, 2017 The Pilgrims who boarded the Mayflower and sailed across the ocean to America, we’re told, were trying to set up a new colony free of religious persecution—but there was a bit more to the story...
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Top 10 Fascinating Facts About Uzbekistan

Top 10 Fascinating Facts About Uzbekistan

Our World Ash SharpMay 19, 2017 Countries are weird places. So much of our individual identities are tied to arbitrary lines on maps. Robert Anton Wilson said, “Every national border marks the place where two gangs of bandits got too...
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Top 10 Weird Facts About Death & Dying In The Middle Ages

Top 10 Weird Facts About Death & Dying In The Middle Ages

Weird Stuff Natasha AllenMay 18, 2017 Death was experienced very differently in Medieval Europe: people lived in cemeteries, bones were used as decorative objects, and the bleeding of corpses was used as legal evidence in cases of murder. Here are...
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Top 10 Crazy Facts About Psychiatry In The 19th Century

Top 10 Crazy Facts About Psychiatry In The 19th Century

Health Julia PowellMay 17, 2017 The treatment of the mentally ill has a notorious past filled with misunderstanding, torture, and theology. With the dawn of the 19th century, the path to comprehension began to be paved, ultimately leading to the...
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Top 10 Facts You Wish You’d Learned In History Class

Top 10 Facts You Wish You’d Learned In History Class

History Judith SpeerMay 16, 2017 When was World War II? What was the Berlin Wall? Who invented the cotton gin? This is what you’ll learn about in high school history class. The important people, places, and things that shaped the...
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Top 10 Facts About The Men Who Killed Julius Caesar

Top 10 Facts About The Men Who Killed Julius Caesar

Facts Mark OliverMay 13, 2017 Sixty men killed Julius Caesar. Sixty people with sixty separate lives that brought them to the point where they were willing to surround a man in senate and take turns thrusting daggers into his body....
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Top 10 Fascinating Facts About Liberia

Top 10 Fascinating Facts About Liberia

Our World Ash SharpMay 12, 2017 Countries are weird places. So much of our individual identities are tied to arbitrary lines on maps. Robert Anton Wilson said “every national border marks the place where two gangs of bandits got too...
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