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10 Creepy Historical Accounts Of Real-Life Vampires

Creepy Tristan Shaw October 22, 2016 Although the word “vampire” may have been introduced in English in 1732, other Europeans had been recording stories about reanimated bloodsucking corpses for hundreds of years. Belief in vampires was widespread even during the...
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10 Historical Clowns That Helped Make Clowns Terrifying

Creepy Debra Kelly October 15, 2016 It’s no secret that clowns are absolutely terrifying. Even people who might not admit to being outright afraid of them usually concede that there is something unsettling about them, no matter what form they...
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10 Historical Elections Fraught With Dirty Politics

10 Historical Elections Fraught With Dirty Politics

Politics Radu Alexander October 10, 2016 A lot of people think the 2016 US presidential election is the dirtiest in history. Realistically, it’s not even close. As history shows, politicians have never been afraid of using dirty tactics to win...
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10 Incredibly Strange Historical Festivities

History Laura Martisiute October 8, 2016 Some of the festivals we celebrate today can seem quite extraordinary. Just think about the Spanish festival La Tomatina, which is the biggest tomato fight in the world, or the Mexican Night of the...
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10 Hidden Dark Sides Of Famous Historical Legacies

History Gregory Myers September 28, 2016 When someone dies, the legacy writers begin their work. Biopics and reams of books appear, all extolling the virtues of the heroes of our past. However, we sometimes forget that our heroes were also...
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10 Historical Challenges With Big Prizes That Spurred Great Innovations

10 Historical Challenges With Big Prizes That Spurred Great Innovations

History Radu Alexander March 6, 2016 Money has been the driving factor behind some of history’s greatest innovations. Whether tinkering away in labs or risking their lives in a new flying contraption, people can become extremely motivated to solve difficult....
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10 Historical Battles Hollywood Got Completely Wrong

10 Historical Battles Hollywood Got Completely Wrong

Movies and TV Steve Wynalda February 10, 2016 Few would be shocked to learn that Hollywood often plays fast and loose with the historical truth. But accurately depicting historical battles offers a special challenge, which few filmmakers have adequately met......
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