Anastasia Romanov's unbelievable story is wilder than any reality show out there.
Dragon Man: The New Human Species
The Dragon Man's Skull's history is worthy of an Indiana Jones film.
Yeast Found In Ancient Grape and Asian Rice Wine Is Used to Make Today’s Beer
Saccharomyces Cerevisiae is a species of yeast that's often referred to as "brewer's yeast." Humans have harvested this resource since ancient times. It has different strains..
The Tragic History Most People Don’t Know About McDonalds
If you were to ask the average McDonald's customer who founded the fast-food empire, they'd guess it was somebody named "McDonald."
The History Behind Humming
Research has shown that humming can help reduce stress, induce calmness, enhance sleep, and lower our heart rate.
Three-Year-Old Was Protected by a Bear While Lost in the Woods
On February 22, 2019, a 3-year-old boy named Casey Hathaway suddenly disappeared from his grandmother’s yard, in Ernul, North Carolina. The boy was playing with his friends..
The Gangster Who Left Behind a $150 Million Treasure
Dutch Schultz went to great lengths to keep his money hidden and this secret stash is one of the greatest treasures that have yet to be discovered.
Why Do We Love True Crime Shows?
Everywhere we turn these days, it seems like there's a new, wildly successful—book, podcast, or show devoted to a crime.
Stolen ‘Life’ Magazine Returned After Half a Century
The Cuyahoga County Public Library received a highly unusual package delivered by the US Postal Service.
Our Ashes Might Say More About Us Than We think
A new method done by archaeologists might reveal a cremated skeleton's gender.
The Lives of the Sleepy: Sleep-Talking and Sleep-Walking
Read on and learn some of the best stories about somniloquy (sleep-talking), and (somnambulism) sleep-walking!
How Prince Charles is Related to Count Dracula
Prince Charles hails from a powerful bloodline of famed dignitaries and rulers. One of them is non-other than Count Dracula.
The Strange and Spooky History of Halloween
There's nothing quite like putting on a costume and getting free candy on Halloween, is there? Knocking on your neighbors' doors for what felt like an eternity and picking out..
What Lies in the Paris Catacombs
Underneath the romantic streets of Paris, lies a burial chamber with an enchanting story.
The Woman Who Became Governor 11 Years Before Women’s Suffrage
Carrie B. Shelton became the first woman to assume a state's top office. And she couldn't even vote.
Did a Cow Really Start the Great Chicago Fire?
The myth of the cow that started the Great Chicago Fire has been circulating for so long, people rarely question it.