10 Ways The Historical King Arthur Was Nothing Like The Legend

10 Ways The Historical King Arthur Was Nothing Like The Legend

Misconceptions Mark OliverAugust 15, 2017 The legendary King Arthur—Britain’s great king who fought dragons and fairy queens alongside the magician Merlin—is so clouded in myth and fantasy that it’s hard to imagine that there is any real, historical fact in...
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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 Insanely Inaccurate Historical Icons

10 Insanely Inaccurate Historical Icons

Misconceptions Liam JamesJune 13, 2017 Despite all our classes, books, and documentaries, it turns out that we know exactly nothing about history. After hundreds, maybe thousands, of years of retelling and exaggeration, “true stories” have an annoying tend...
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Top 10 Natural Disasters And Their Historical Consequences

Top 10 Natural Disasters And Their Historical Consequences

Our World Alan SmithyJune 6, 2017 Natural disasters have changed the course of human history. Although not everyone agrees on their effects, the links between these events and the social and economic changes afterward are intriguing. Natural disasters have led...
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Top 10 Historical Disappearances With Modern Developments

Top 10 Historical Disappearances With Modern Developments

Mysteries Radu AlexanderMay 22, 2017 History is full of people who have completely vanished, seemingly wiped off the face of the Earth. These cases always intrigue us due to the inherent mystery surrounding them. However, we do want some sense...
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Top 10 Historical Whodunits Worthy Of Sherlock Holmes

Top 10 Historical Whodunits Worthy Of Sherlock Holmes

Crime Radu AlexanderMay 15, 2017 If the enduring popularity of Sherlock Holmes has showed us anything, it’s that people have always enjoyed a good murder mystery. Perhaps if Sir Conan Doyle’s super-sleuth had been around to lend a helping hand,...
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Top 10 Bizarre Historical Crimes You Haven’t Heard Of

Crime Delilah M. RaineyApril 18, 2017 History is full of strange crimes, crazed criminals, and skilled impostors. Listverse has covered many of these odd historical events and personages, from the lesbian nun scandal, to the woman who posed as the...
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