They Named Mount Everest After Him – But He Never Laid Eyes On It
Moral of the story? Impress your students, they might name a mountain after you.
How The Beautiful Portuguese Man Of War Became Known As The Floating Terror
While beautiful, the Portuguese man of war packs a powerful venom that could give you severe muscle pain, make you vomit, or even kill you.
The Story Of King Tut’s Wife, Who Was Also His Half-Sister
After Tut's death, not much is known about her life, despite her being the Queen of Egypt.
The Wilhelm Scream Is The Most Famous Two-Second Soundbite In All Of Film
It's the most famous sound in film history, but where did it come from and why does everyone use it?
Why The Wholphin Is One Of The World’s Rarest Hybrid Animals
Keikaimalu, the world's first known surviving wolphin, was born to a male false killer whale and a female bottlenose dolphin.
He Was Emperor For 30 Years – Then His Own Sons Overthrew Him
Shah Jahan was a fearsome leader, but his obsession with opulence ultimately brought him down – as did his own sons.
He Murdered His Wife – Then Let The Media Follow Him While He “Looked” For Her
Mitchell Quy watched while the police looked for his missing wife and even joined the search himself. No one ever expected he was the one who had killed her.
Why Frank Capone Was Even More Bloodthirsty Than His Brother Al
Al may be the most famous Capone, but he was far from the deadliest.
America’s Best Fighter Pilot Of WWII Downed 40 Planes – And Died In A Simple Training Mission
He was one of the most successful fighter pilots his commanding officers had ever seen.
This Inbred Spanish King Was “So Ugly” He Scared His Own Wife
Charles II's family was so set on keeping the royal bloodline in the family that they put their children at risk just to make sure outsiders stayed outsiders.
The Story Of Charles Harrelson — The Hitman Father Of Woody Harrelson
When Woody Harrelson was a kid, his father was just a normal dad. But by the time he grew up, Charles Harrelson was a twice-incarcerated hitman.