Man Who Ran 874 Miles Across Great Britain Entirely Barefoot Has Urgent Message For The World

By Olivia O'Hara

Have you ever felt like your potential as a human being is stifled by sitting, cooped up, in an office all day? Do you look out the...

87-Year-Old Millionaire Buried A Fortune In The Mountains With A Single Hint For Treasure Hunters

By Cody Mauro

Admit it: You secretly dream of finding buried treasure. The idea of finding that proverbial X denoting that thousands, if...

The Ghastly Story Behind Mary Toft, The Woman Who 'Gave Birth To Rabbits'

By Emma Patterson

Truth be told, history is chock-full of freaks. In fact, the modern-day world we enjoy was built by people with weird ideas and...

81-Year-Old Amateur Scientist Claims To Have A New Planet-Saving Invention

By Dan Fitzpatrick

It’s no secret that our planet is in dire shape. Climate change, resource shortages, and unchecked pollution all threaten the...

19th-Century Man Thought He Took First Photos Of Stars, Scientists Uncovered His 'Trick'

By Olivia O'Hara

During the early days when photography was newly invented, it was anyone’s game. The medium was a fresh frontier, ripe for...

The Aftermath Of The 1918 Pandemic Was Far Stranger Than People Understood

By Emma Patterson

A small group sat at a circular table in a darkened room, clasping hands and bowing their heads. They were waiting for someone — or...

Innocent Man Spends 46 Years In Prison Before Getting Revenge On The Man That Framed Him

By Olivia O'Hara

On a cold winter day in 1979, a friend burst into Richard Phillips’ jail cell with news. The man who had framed Phillips for...

20 Of The Most Foolish Moments In History That Can't Be Undone

By Emma Patterson

Behind every achievement is a stupid mistake…and another stupid mistake…and even one before that. The history books you...

The Titanic Is Posing A Weird Problem That Experts Can't Solve

By Emma Patterson

When you think of “landmark,” images of the Eiffel Tower and Stonehenge probably pop into your mind. We visit these places because...

Dark Details About Life In Colonial America Are Turning People's Stomachs

By Olivia O'Hara

In many circles, people tend to think of the dawn of the United States of America as “the good old days.” Our forefathers, the...

The Story Behind America's 'Lost State' Of Franklin Has Been Buried For Years

By Dan Fitzpatrick

Even the youngest American student knows that the country has exactly 50 states — plus the territories of American Samoa, Guam, the...

Astronomer Carl Sagan Exposes The Logical Mistakes That People Make

By Olivia O'Hara

It’s become harder in recent years to figure out when an important friend, political figure, or news source is telling the truth. In...

Rare Facts About Al Capone That Took Years To Finally Come To Light

By Dan Fitzpatrick

What’s it like to be the most feared man in the world? Most people who find out don’t live to tell the tale, but Al Capone...

Popular '60s Fads That Had Much Stranger Origins Than We Ever Suspected

By Liz Collins

We landed on the moon, grieved the death of a president and a civil rights leader, and rose up in anger. Hippie culture swept through...

20 Historical Figures With Extremely Strange Traits That People Weren't Aware Of

By Emma Patterson

If there’s something every community has without fail, it’s a town eccentric. We all know one: The man who walks down the street...

Man Is Missing In Alaska For Weeks Before Rescuers Spot Clue In The Snow

By Bianca Piazza

Rescue teams don’t hold out a lot of hope when someone goes missing in an icy Alaskan forest. Few outcomes look promising. Did...

Workers Find A Hidden Staircase That May Change The History Books

By Emma Patterson

Just because something is considered history doesn’t mean it isn’t subject to change. Despite the finality of the word,...

Rare Photos Reveal A Different Side Of Mardi Gras

By Matt Castoral

Parades, beignets, and a whole lot of beads — this is Mardi Gras. The French-Catholic holiday has served as the pinnacle of...

Town's Animals Have A Weird Mutation That Are Leaving People Concerned

By Cody Mauro

There’s a lot of perks in growing up on a farm. None, however, top the animals. Being able to feed an ostrich, milk a cow, and...

Three-Year-Old "Brainbox" Child Achieves Rare Feat Most Adults Can't Pull Off

By Liz Collins

When you’re three years old, your mind is going nonstop. You start figuring out how to string together coherent sentences. You ask a...

Strange Markings Popping Up All Over Actually Have A Secret Meaning

By Cody Mauro

Everyone’s familiar with hobos — nomads who moved from town to town looking for work. But few are familiar with the finer...

Friends Hop Fence To Explore Pink Floyd's Old Mansion And Get More Than They Bargained For

By Matthew Castoral

Curiosity may have killed the cat, but most of the other curious minds out there seem to be doing just fine. It’s only natural...

10 Photos That Ultimately Captured The Calm Before The Storm

By Cody Mauro

Today, we’re saturated with mundane yet pleasant photos. Pictures of breakfast, babies, or super-fit athletes probably pepper...

Farmer Uncovers Treasure Beneath His Land That The Government Says Belongs To Them

By Cody Mauro

Some of humanity’s greatest discoveries happen by accident. Indeed, bog workers have uncovered ancient men preserved in peat and...

20 Strange Practices Every Astronaut Must Do Before Launching Into Space

By Ryan Unger

Many children dream of becoming astronauts when they grow up. The thought of blasting off into space, exploring the stars, and...