Learn about the world’s second largest continent with these interesting articles and fascinating photographs of Africa by All That Is Interesting!
Meet Papa Legba – The Devilish Voodoo Figure Of ‘American Horror Story’ Fame
He may look creepy, but he's actually said to be a "fatherly" figure.
Poachers Set Out To Kill Elephants For Their Tusks — Then Rangers Set Out To Kill Them
The poachers were killed after a 30 minute shootout with wildlife services troopers.
This Town Was The Hub Of The Diamond Industry – Now It’s Been Swallowed By The Desert
At one point, over 1,000 people called Kolmanskop home, and participated in its booming industry – until everyone left.
Trophy Hunter Fatally Gored In Groin By Herd Mate Of Buffalo He’d Just Killed
Longtime South African hunter Claude Kleynhans was loading a freshly-killed buffalo carcass onto his vehicle when another buffalo surprised him with a deadly charge.
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.
Chain-Smoking 114-Year-Old Man Basically Tells World To Get Off His Lawn In Cranky New Interview
At 114, Fredie Blom is believed to be the oldest person in the world.
Elephants Migrate To New Areas To Avoid Stress, Study Shows
“It is good that elephants are able to learn what areas to avoid, but it is unclear what the implications of these range changes will be.”
Death By Tire Fire: A Brief History Of “Necklacing” In Apartheid South Africa
Necklacing was reserved not for the white men who supported the apartheid system, but those deemed as traitors to the black community.
Five-Year-Old Albino Child Beheaded In Ritual Killing
The five-year-old was taken from her sleeping mother and sister for a ritual murder. Sadly, it's not uncommon.
Discovery Of 78,000-Year-Old Artifacts Changes How We See The Stone Age
The discovery shows that humans' remarkable ability to adapt is the real reason major advances happened during the Stone Age.
Ibogaine, The Powerful Psychedelic That Gets You So High You’ll Need A Diaper
Though it's considered a Schedule 1 drug, making it illegal in the states, many claim that the drug could be the most helpful substance for opioid addicts.