Category: History

Foul Historical Facts

There are some truly awful facts in history, and we’ve taken up the task of bringing you the best ones. 

Intriguing Facts About The Theatre

The theatre is a strange and magical place, and it has been for several centuries. We’ve rounded up fun facts about the stage and the audience that will give you the edge at your...

Weird But True History Facts

History is a vast subject, and many aspects of it get pushed aside in favour of huge stories like the Henry VIII and his doomed wives, the horror of the French Revolution, and the...

Let’s Check out the Facts About TV

A Russian scientist named Constantin Perskyi in 1900 coined the word ‘television’. The first static black ad white TV transmission occurred in 1884 and was conducted by Paul Nipkow in Germany, using what he...

Out-of-the-Ordinary Historical Facts

When you take a step outside our familiar historical narratives, the ones passed down to us by our school textbooks, you’ll find that there are a few interesting anecdotes that simply slipped through the...

Top Miracles That Science Cannot Explain

The more we learn about life and the universe, the more it seems there is for us still to learn. Among the things that we still cannot explain, despite the best efforts of empirical...

Interesting Facts About The Ancient Egyptians

The Ancient Egyptians were one of the most advanced civilisations of ancient times. Many of their inventions and creations are still admired today, and their old ruins and temples still dot the modern Egyptian...