Forget Kids’ Vitamins And Cereal – The Flintstones Had Their Own Cigarette Ad [VIDEO]
In many ways "The Flintstones" was actually a show geared toward adults. Of course, tobacco companies weren't necessarily against getting people while they were young.
The Disturbingly Literal Origins Of The Phrase “Cat Got Your Tongue?”
From torture to witches to dismemberment, "Cat got your tongue" has origins more sinister than you ever imagined.
The Mission That May Have Saved Us All From Nazi Rule And Hardly Made The History Books
How a few largely forgotten men may have saved the world.
The Story Of “Candy Man” Dean Corll — Once America’s Deadliest Serial Killer
Dean Corll was once the deadliest serial killer in American history, yet few even know his name today.
What Is A Rube Goldberg Machine? (Hint: You’ve Seen One Before) [VIDEO]
The illustrator said his cartoons of the Rube Goldberg Machine were a “symbol of man’s capacity for exerting maximum effort to accomplish minimal results.”
What If Hitler’s Paintings Had Gotten Him Into Art School?
Teachers said he didn’t draw enough heads and experts note that he copied traditional paintings rather than create his own work.
The Story Of The Exploding Pants Epidemic Of 1930s New Zealand
Yes, in the early 1930s, New Zealand was plagued by an actual surge in exploding pants.
People Before Columbus Didn’t Believe The Earth Was Flat, But Here’s Why Some Think So
Columbus and his contemporaries all knew the Earth was round long before he ever set sail.
7 Surprising Facts About What Happens To Your Body When You Die
From bowel movements to rigor mortis, here's what's in store for your body after the sweet release of death.
That Time A Plane Full Of Nuclear Bombs Crashed In Greenland
On Jan. 21, 1968, a plane with carrying nuclear bombs came crashing down to the frozen sea ice of western Greenland. A huge B-52G Stratofortress made an emergency landing near Thule Air Base in this icy area of the world as part of a protective measure in case the United...
How The U.S. Thwarted A Nazi Plot Against Hoover Dam
Even before Pearl Harbor, America faced threats from its enemies abroad during the lead-up to World War II.