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History’s Badasses: Annie Oakley

“I ain’t afraid to love a man. I ain’t afraid to shoot him either.” – Annie Oakley Last time on History’s Badasses, we talked about…

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What was the German-Soviet Nonagression Pact?

The German-Soviet Nonaggression Pact was signed on August 23, 1939, just before World War II, by Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union. By signing…

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The Grand Duchess of Russia who was Rumoured to Have Escaped Death, Anastasia Romanova

Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna Romanova of Russia was Tsar Nicholas II’s youngest daughter. Tsar Nicholas was the final sovereign of Imperial Russia as the…

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How Tea Was Accidentally First Invented

Tea has been enjoyed as both a hot and cold beverage in countries across the world for centuries. It has sweeping health benefits, it’s…

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Archaeologists Save 50,000 Alaskan Artifacts From Melting Ice

“This is one of the largest collections ever recovered from a single site in Alaska, and perhaps even the whole Arctic region and is…

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Viking Camp Uncovered By Archaeologists In England

In the late 9th century, Vikings, or ‘Northmen’ as they were known to historical peoples, hit the beaches of England in scores of dragon-studded…

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5 Historical Fashion Trends That Were Totally Fatal

Humans do a lot of really strange things in order to be appealing to other humans. From foot binding to high heels to piercings,…

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Tomb of Egyptian Princess Found in 3,800-Year-Old Pyramid

DAHSHUR, EGYPT – archaeologists have discovered a burial chamber they believe may be home to an Egyptian princess. It rests inside a 3,800-year-old pyramid…

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Anna Jarvis, the Creator of Mother’s Day

The founder of Mother’s Day in the United States was Anna Jarvis. It became an official holiday in 1908, after she created it in…

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Notable Scientist Lise Meitner

Austrian-Swedish physicist Lise Meitner is known for leading a group of scientists, along with Otto Hahn, who were the first to discover that when…

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