Top 10 Surprising Facts About Queen Victoria

Top 10 Surprising Facts About Queen Victoria

Queen Victoria (1819–1901) not only ruled the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland but also defined the Victorian Age that was named for her. Today, not much is known about her except to historians. In fact, her popular image...
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10 Surprising Things That Are Toxic For Your Pet

10 Surprising Things That Are Toxic For Your Pet

Anyone who owns a pet knows that animals have no qualms about trying to eat random objects they find lying around the house. Cats chew on various plants, rats and mice nibble practically anything, and dogs work part-time as vacuum...
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10 Surprising Things Once Banned From TV Broadcast

10 Surprising Things Once Banned From TV Broadcast

Movies and TV Gary PullmanAugust 13, 2017 Television series, variety shows, cartoons, and even commercials censored or banned content that networks or advertisers deemed inappropriate for the audiences of the 1950s and 1960s (and, in one instance, the 1980s). ...
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Top 10 Surprising Histories Of Common Fruits

Top 10 Surprising Histories Of Common Fruits

Food Damian BlackAugust 13, 2017 Fruits are wonders of sweetness and seed that we have grown over millennia to feed ourselves. We tend to think that the various fruits we enjoy have been only slightly altered on the orchards of...
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10 Surprising Reasons That Smart People Are Weird

10 Surprising Reasons That Smart People Are Weird

Humans Laura O’NeilJune 10, 2017 Hermoine Granger. Sheldon Cooper. Lisa Simpson. The smartest characters in pop culture are similar to real life nerds: They are a bit odd. They may have quirky mannerisms, peculiar habits, or strange social skills. They.....
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Top 10 Recent Surprising Glimpses Into The Ancient Roman World

History Jana Louise SmitApril 10, 2017 The Romans are perhaps one of the best-studied ancient nations. Modern fascination remains steadfast because the complexities of their culture guarantee that for years, archaeologists will continue to peel back new, unkno...
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10 Surprising Discoveries Involving Ancient Pottery

History Jana Louise Smit February 9, 2017 At first glance, pottery shards appear the least glamorous items to come from a dig. But archaeologists love them. There are times when ceramics really don’t reveal anything. Then there are the flakes,...
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