Category: History

Political Facts

Wacky Political Facts

Politicians are often the subjects of scandal, and governments have made some controversial decisions that have rocked the world. Combine these 2 and you have a recipe for a world of wacky facts and...

The Top 5 Inventions That Changed The World

Humans have always been an extremely innovative species, and it’s this innovation that has allowed us to become the dominant lifeforms on our planet. While we were little more than apes at one point,...

The 7 Strangest Facts About Victorian Times

  The Victorian period was a time of great progress and discovery for the Western world, which was only amplified by the Industrial Revolution. However, the Victorians were also a very bizarre group of...

5 Weirdest Ancient Roman Foods

  It goes without saying that it took a lot of food to fuel the advancement and might of the ancient Roman empire. Most of the Romans’ daily diet would be recognisable to us...

History of Cryptocurrency

With the current buzzword in the investing world being cryptocurrency (or the better known currency Bitcoin) many people share information as if they are experts. But many people only scratch the surface and are...

Ancient-Civilizations

Top 9 Ancient Civilizations

Our records of the earliest human settlements are pretty catchy. Even with modern archaeological techniques we can only trace back ruins to as early as around 10 000 BC. When looking at anthropological data...

pandemic

The Deadliest Pandemics and Outbreaks in History

The Deadliest Pandemics and Outbreaks in History Even though the word ‘outbreak’ is relative as a modern outbreak could be a virus which kills a couple of hundred thousand people, a look back through...

Mongolian-Empire

Facts About The Mongolian Empire

One Of History’s Greatest Empires – The Mongolians Throughout history, there have been many empires that have taken over portions of the planet. From the Persians to Alexander the Great, we have thousands of...

World-War-2

Five Facts About World War 2

Interesting Facts About The Second World War World War 2 was a war that the world had never seen before. Despite there being a first world war, that war was almost exclusive to Europe,...

The Best Politicians in History - Nelson Mandela

The Best Politicians in History

Political leaders are those who actively participate in the world of government, and are responsible for ruling cities, states, regions, and nations. History has given us many to choose from, both good and corrupt,...