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Forget Kids’ Vitamins And Cereal – The Flintstones Had Their Own Cigarette Ad [VIDEO]

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?”

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

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

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]

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?

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

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

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

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

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

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.