The Weird History Around the World Collection
Historians Reveal History's Best Kept Secrets 198.6k VIEWS Though people pretend it's written in stone, history features tons of famous mysteries - many of which remain ... Hidden Treasure That Might Still Be Out There 101.8k VIEWS Buried treasure. Lost gold. Hidden cash. Loot. Few things fire the imagination like the idea of a vast hoard of gems, ... 15 Weird Forgotten Holidays We Should Totally Bring Back 2k VOTES Are you happy with the holidays we currently have? Or do you think it's time to bring in some new blood? We don't necessarily ... Super Weird And Interesting Historical Artifacts That Will Mesmerize You ... 44.4k VOTES Historical artifacts and photographs never fail to fascinate – they're like mysterious keys to other cultures – but this ... 11 Historical Armies That Fought Completely Naked 23.7k VIEWS Even if armor seems like a good idea for warriors heading into battle, some don't believe that it's necessary. In fact, ... The Most WTF, Trivial Things Countries Have Fought Over 2.9k VOTES There have been a lot of dumb things countries have fought over. You might think entire nations wouldn't have petty disputes ... Crazy Facts About Britain Before Christianity 170.2k VIEWS Christianity truly began to take hold in Britain around the turn of the 7th Century, with the arrival of Anglo-Saxons. Prior to ... Important Historical Artifacts That Are Still Missing 153.7k VIEWS Museums are home to collections of relics from around the world, allowing the general public to interact with ... Large-Scale Paranoid Conspiracies That Turned Out to Be True 221.5k VIEWS Everyone has an irrational fear of something. Maybe you're skeptical about the number 12. Maybe you believe every cop ... The 10 Cruelest, Most Unfair Weddings In The History of Western Culture 2.1M VIEWS Secret weddings in history are proof that not all proposals end with happily ever after. Throughout history, couples have had to ... 14 Companies That Have Been Around For Centuries That Are Still Open Today ... 324.4k VIEWS Imagine drinking a beer that's brewed with decade upon decade of history, or visiting a hotel that's more than a thousand years ... 12 Monuments That Were Removed in Disgrace 293.1k VIEWS Nobody ever thinks that when they put up a monument to someone that they'll have to take it down later because the memorialized ... Inside 'The General Crisis,' Statistically The Worst Time In History To Be ... 85.6k VIEWS What was the General Crisis? It was a period of unbelievable global strife, rebellion, death, and revolution that took place ... The Most Historically Important Food Innovations 18.7k VIEWS Food is one of the greatest necessities and joys of our modern world. We eat to survive, but we also eat for pleasure, and we ... The Most Bizarre Governments In History, Ranked 988 VOTES Human beings have been in the business of government for a long time. Since we first developed language, we have been arguing ... The Most Weaponized Poison In World History: The Deadly Trail Of Arsenic ... 15.2k VIEWS Arsenic: it’s been called the “king of poisons” and the “poison of kings.” And for good reason – it has a lengthy, ... 11 Genocides That Have Been Turned Into Holidays 151.4k VIEWS Who doesn’t love to party down on a federally mandated holiday? Usually the people who know what actually happened on said ... The Surprising Meanings Behind Countries' Unique Flags 704 VOTES From a lion holding a sword to three legs connected at the thigh to a carnivorous eagle absolutely demolishing a snake, ... 11 Surprising Historical Items That Were Created Using Spider Silk 1k VOTES Items made of spider silk have a strange but alluring appeal around the world despite, or perhaps because of, the fact ... Purrfectly Odd Things You Didn't Know About Cat Worship in History 86.6k VIEWS The history of cat worship primarily centers around ancient Egypt, but that's not the only place where reverence for all things ...