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The Most Pointless World Records Ever Set The Most Pointless World Records Ever Set

It is human nature to want to push one’s limits, to want to be the first to complete something and to be the best in their field and that is why there is an entire organization dedicated to recording such historical events. Breaking or setting a world record is a great accomplishment, but there are […]

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The Most Unflattering Nicknames Given to Royals The Most Unflattering Nicknames Given to Royals

Throughout history, monarchs have been given nicknames that often reflect their accomplishments or lack thereof during their reigns. Much like Catherine II (the Great) or Richard I (the Lionheart), they’ve earned the respect of the people, but how would you feel if your nickname stemmed from a place of ridicule. Much like the warrior titles, […]

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Animals You Do Not Want to Mess With Animals You Do Not Want to Mess With

There are some animals that we instinctively know to stay far away from. Either due to their imposing size, insane speed, raw strength or the fact that a single, quick bite could put us six feet under. But there are others that tend to get underestimated when it comes to the damage they could cause. […]

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Punishments That Didn’t Fit the Crime Punishments That Didn’t Fit the Crime

Ancient cultures had some really bizarre ways of handling wrongdoing, that even today we can admit are a bit too much. Some people were even punished without even receiving a fair trial – as is still seen today, despite the many technological advances! And they were often carried out in the public eye for two […]

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Terrible Things That Are Still Legal Terrible Things That Are Still Legal

The legal system was put in place to ensure our safety and well-being. But nothing in life is perfect and there are plenty of loopholes in the laws that make it A-okay for sketchy people to get away with the messed up things they do. Unfortunately, it will most likely take a really long time […]

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The Strangest Animal Phobias People Experience The Strangest Animal Phobias People Experience

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, “approximately 12.5% of adults in the United States have a specific phobia” and zoophobia is one of the most common. It is defined as the “intense and uncontrollable fear of animals” and there are several types. While most people tend to be afraid of dogs (cyanophobia), spiders […]

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The Most Dangerous Things You Can Go Out and Eat The Most Dangerous Things You Can Go Out and Eat

Humans have inhabited the planet for quite a few centuries and in that time, they’ve mostly figured out what’s healthy, what’s not and what you should stay away from. Many people got sick testing out new foods, but there are some of us who don’t seem to mind taking chances with the things we put […]

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Most Incredible Doomsday Vaults Most Incredible Doomsday Vaults

Doomsday is defined as “the end of the world or a time when something truly catastrophic will happen.” Whether it be by a meteor collision, famine or Christ coming to earth, many people believe that the “world is going to end” and some have taken steps to ensure that they and their possessions are going […]

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The Weirdest Things People Have Tried to Sell Online The Weirdest Things People Have Tried to Sell Online

Virtually any and every thing can be found on the internet and unfortunately, many of those things can be bought and sold on the world wide web. We’ve seen and heard of rare items being sold at online auctions, but we seldom hear about the bizarre things being marketed on the net. Here’s a list […]

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Backstories of the Most Popular Idioms You Didn’t Know About Backstories of the Most Popular Idioms You Didn’t Know About

The English language can be pretty confusing at times. Maybe the peculiar spellings, grammar rules and borrowing from other languages have something to do with it. And then there’s the fact that we have phrases known as idioms that cannot be taken literally because they mean something else entirely. We use them on a daily […]

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