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8 Awesome Facts About Ancient Egypt

Ancient Egypt was truly a fascinating place. The modern world has been captivated by it ever since Howard Carter first opened the famous tomb…

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2,500 Year-Old Gold Jewelry Unearthed in England

“This must rank as one of the most exciting treasure finds I have ever dealt with – not quite in the same league as…

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Meet The Man That Made A Decision That Saved Your Life And You Don’t Even Know His Name

Back in October of 1962, the world was on the brink of a thermonuclear war that would change the course of humanity. Most people…

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Facts You Didn’t Know About History’s Greatest Composer

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born in 1756. He was considered one of the greatest composers of the classical period, and was admired by contemporaries…

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History’s Rarest Images: 50 Photos That Will Stop You In Your Tracks

Some of the most rare photos are also the ones that stop us in our tracks as we linger on the image. The emotion,…

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The Mayans Built Roads That Rivaled the Romans’

MIRADOR BASIN, GUATEMALA – New findings show that the Mayans engineered a series of superhighways that rivaled Roman roads. The network of roads dates…

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5 of the Most Important Political Protests in History

Yesterday, three million women around the world joined with the Women’s March on Washington to declare that “Women’s rights are human rights”. News reporters are…

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Who Lived In Italy Before the Romans?

In most history classes, the story of Italy begins with the Romans, but the Romans weren’t the first people to live in ancient Italy.…

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History’s Badasses: Oda Nobunaga

Last time, on History’s Badasses, we talked about the woman who founded the Red Cross: Clara Barton. This week, we’re turning our focus to feudal Japan,…

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Tomb of Ancient Viking High King Discovered

“It’s just a theory, an idea, but somebody has to say it first.” – Bjarne Henning Nielsen. Bjarne Henning Nielsen, a Danish archaeologist, believes…

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