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Petrus Gonsalvus And The Real Beauty And The Beast Story

Petrus Gonsalvus And The Real Beauty And The Beast Story

How Petrus Gonsalvus made it into the French royal court and married Lady Catherine to live out the real Beauty and the Beast story.
44 Colorized Photos That Bring The Streets Of Century-Old New York City To Life

44 Colorized Photos That Bring The Streets Of Century-Old New York City To Life

From the shanty town in Central Park to the crime-plagued slums of Lower Manhattan, these vivid images allow you to inhabit the streets of New York as they were a century ago.
33 Ancient Greece Facts That Reveal The Strange Side Of The Founders Of Western Civilization

33 Ancient Greece Facts That Reveal The Strange Side Of The Founders Of Western Civilization

From their bizarre toilet paper to their horrific torture devices to their controversial sexual customs, here's everything about Ancient Greece that doesn't tend to show up in history textbooks.
27 Statue Of Liberty Facts That Bust The Myths And Reveal The True History

27 Statue Of Liberty Facts That Bust The Myths And Reveal The True History

From its original color to its true name, these Statue of Liberty facts will leave even the history buffs surprised.
21 Classic Images Of Japanese Fart Battles From The 19th Century

21 Classic Images Of Japanese Fart Battles From The 19th Century

Some say the paintings are a kind of political cartoon serving as a commentary on Western influence, but nobody knows for sure.
21 Historical Figures You Didn’t Know Supported The Eugenics Movement

21 Historical Figures You Didn’t Know Supported The Eugenics Movement

Teddy Roosevelt, Helen Keller, and other revered historical figures who supported the eugenics movement at the height of its pre-WWII popularity.
25 Wild Tales Of Rock Star Excess Gone Way Too Far

25 Wild Tales Of Rock Star Excess Gone Way Too Far

Tales of drinking, death, and debauchery that go way beyond sex, drugs, and rock and roll.
33 D-Day Photos That Capture The Heroism And Triumph Of The Allied Invasion

33 D-Day Photos That Capture The Heroism And Triumph Of The Allied Invasion

On June 6, 1944, more than 160,000 troops converged on a single stretch of coast to pull off the D-Day invasion, one of the boldest wartime operations in modern history.
<em>Porajmos</em>: The Forgotten Gypsy Holocaust The World Ignored

Porajmos: The Forgotten Gypsy Holocaust The World Ignored

During the Porajmos, the Nazis exterminated a quarter of Europe's Roma population, yet this brutal genocide went unacknowledged for decades.
The Bajau People: “Sea Nomads” Of The Far East

The Bajau People: “Sea Nomads” Of The Far East

The Bajau people have long lived on the waters of Southeast Asia, where they've evolved into sea-dwelling beings with bodies like no other humans on planet Earth.
25 Unexplained Mysteries From Around The World

25 Unexplained Mysteries From Around The World

From missing children to surprising treasures to cryptic cold cases, these unexplained mysteries continue to baffle the world.