10 Medical Hoaxes That Fooled Everyone

Doctors and medical researchers around the world are always making new discoveries to help improve the health and wellness of mankind. But sometimes, these medical reports are big practical jokes, or an attempt to make some money off of unsuspecting …

10 Strange Facts About the Dragon’s Triangle

There are several different locations around the planet that are filled with mystery and unsolved disappearances. The Bermuda Triangle is the most well-known of those locations, but there are several other “triangles” such as the Nevada Triangle and the Alaska …

10 Out-of-Place Artifacts People Took Way Too Seriously

An out-of-place artifact is an archeological discovery that doesn’t appear to fit in with the place and period it’s supposed to be from. They’re often thought to be proof of ancient civilizations, aliens, and other paranormal occurrences. Here’s a look …

Facts of Life from the 28th Century (From Someone Who’s Supposedly Been There)

You’ve probably heard of the Philadelphia Experiment. You may also be familiar with the extended Montauk mythos that surrounds it. Both have, after all, spawned several pop cultural adaptations—from The Philadelphia Experiment (1983) to Stranger Things (2016-present). But what you …

10 Disasters Caused by Absurdly Negligent Decisions

We may call some catastrophes “accidents,” but in other cases decisions are made — by those ordinarily trusted to make the right call — that are so poor they become truly remarkable in their negligence. In this account, we profile …

10 Misconceptions About Pop Culture History

Popular culture is one of those subjects, much like politics, that everyone thinks they’re an expert in. After all, most people consume a lot of popular culture on a regular basis, so they assume that they have a good understanding …

10 Supremely Self-Destructive Animals

Success among nature’s diversity of species is usually about passing on your genes. While most species try to avoid being eaten, are sure to eat and pursue the chance to reproduce, sometimes these goals collide in unexpected ways. Today, we …

10 Unusual Christmas Myths From Around the World

On Christmas Eve, Santa Claus flies around the planet in a sleigh with eight reindeer (or nine, depending on whether they’re being a jerk to Rudolph that year). He goes down the chimneys of all the good boys and girls, …

10 Bizarre Adaptations of Wildlife

“What will they think of next?” may be a phrase uttered in response to the latest bizarre lab creation or engineering feat. But you may find yourself astounded by the novelty, sheer ingenuity, or even horror of adaptations that simply …

10 of the Most Heavily Guarded Places on Earth

There are many places that are famous for being so secretive and well-protected that you can never visit them. This list is not about them. This is about the really well-guarded places — ones that are so secret that you …