The Weird History Around the World Collection
The 10 Cruelest, Most Unfair Weddings In The History of Western Culture 1.7M 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 ... 270.4k 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 ... Pictures of Kids on the Wrong Side of History 1.3M VIEWS Just as adults often find themselves on the wrong side of history, so too do children. The difference is that many of the ... 11 Monuments That Were Removed in Disgrace 246.1k 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 ... Large-Scale Paranoid Conspiracies That Turned Out to Be True 120.8k VIEWS Everyone has an irrational fear of something. Maybe you're skeptical about the number 12. Maybe you believe every cop ... Super Weird And Interesting Historical Artifacts That Will Mesmerize You ... 29.2k VOTES Historical artifacts and photographs never fail to fascinate – they're like mysterious keys to other cultures – but this ... Inside 'The General Crisis,' Statistically The Worst Time In History To Be ... 73.5k VIEWS What was the General Crisis? It was a period of unbelievable global strife, rebellion, death, and revolution that took place ... Mystics of Major Historical Importance 19.2k VIEWS Some of history's most influential mystics have had a massive impact, while others have left barely a trace in the register of ... 15 Weird Forgotten Holidays We Should Totally Bring Back 58.6k VIEWS 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 ... Crazy Facts About Britain Before Christianity 66.7k VIEWS Christianity truly began to take hold in Britain around the turn of the 7th Century, with the arrival of Anglo-Saxons. Prior to ... 11 Genocides That Have Been Turned Into Holidays 137.3k VIEWS Who doesn’t love to party down on a federally mandated holiday? Usually the people who know what actually happened on said ... Hidden Treasure That Might Still Be Out There 80.6k VIEWS Buried treasure. Lost gold. Hidden cash. Loot. Few things fire the imagination like the idea of a vast horde of gems, precious ... 11 Historical Armies That Fought Completely Naked 16.2k 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 Weaponized Poison In World History: The Deadly Trail Of Arsenic ... 4.6k VIEWS Arsenic: it’s been called the “king of poisons” and the “poison of kings.” And for good reason – it has a lengthy, ... Purrfectly Odd Things You Didn't Know About Cat Worship in History 75.8k VIEWS The history of cat worship primarily centers around ancient Egypt, but that's not the only place where reverence for all things ... The Most WTF, Trivial Things Countries Have Fought Over 1k VOTES There have been a lot of dumb things countries have fought over. You might think entire nations wouldn't have petty disputes ... The Most Historically Important Food Innovations 11k 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 ... 11 Surprising Historical Items That Were Created Using Spider Silk 342 VOTES Items made of spider silk have a strange but alluring appeal around the world despite, or perhaps because of, the fact ... Wacky Ways People Were Voted Into Power Throughout History 677 VOTES People tend to get super serious during political discussions because politics are a pretty serious matter - most of the time. 9 Historical Events That Took Place At The Bar 25.6k VIEWS A night out at the local dive with your friends is usually pretty predictable. You might get hit on by a creepy guy old guy ...