. April 14, 2019 – Articels
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Top 10 Rare Artifacts Linked To Slavery

History books often fail to sync the living with the tragedy of slavery. On the other hand, artifacts can instantly bridge that gap. When we’re faced with a wrecked slave ship, graves, and personal artifacts, a history lesson becomes …

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10 Uplifting Stories To Get You Through The Week

If the rest of the week has got you down a little, perhaps this list can cheer you. Here, we only talk about stories that are positive, amusing, or inspirational. Meanwhile, you can also check the Saturday offbeat list for …

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10 Facts About The Boeing 737 MAX Air Crashes

On October 29, 2018, Lion Air Flight 610 slammed nose-first into the ocean soon after takeoff from Jakarta, Indonesia. All 189 passengers and crew on board were killed. A similar incident occurred on March 10, 2019, when Ethiopian Airlines Flight …

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10 Creepy Shape-Shifters And Therianthropes

For countless years, humans have sat around campfires and regaled one another with tales of mythical, shape-shifting beasts. These macabre creations horrify and thrill in equal measure. They chase us through our nightmares. They play tricks on the mind during …

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10 Medieval Recipes Eaten By Kings That You Can Try At Home

We tend to think of medieval food as bland or boring. After all, there were no chocolates, potatoes, or tomatoes. (They all came from America.) But some medieval foods were so strongly flavored that we would find them unpalatable today, …

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20 More Fruits You Probably Don’t Know

I love fruit and I clearly just can’t get enough of them. When I try to imagine what one of these odd fruits taste like, it’s almost like trying to imagine a new color. I just can’t seem to wrap …

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10 Criminals Emergency Services Had To Rescue

We’ve all watched the daring scenes in crime movies where the criminalsmake dramatic escapes. Many lawbreakers may have taken inspiration from these scripts. Some may have even pulled off their planned heists.

But for other would-be burglars, things didn’t …

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10 Discoveries Of Ancient Cultures Nearly Lost To History

“Archaeology will always engage people because it’s putting a puzzle together,” says Shahina Farid of University College London. “And it’s a puzzle we will never, ever complete.” Sometimes, we’re missing pieces of the puzzle and don’t even know it. …

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10 Facts About The History Of Prosthetic Limbs

Unlike the gecko and the octopus, humans, unfortunately, can’t regrow lost limbs after they’ve been severed. That’s why prostheses, artificial limbs, have such a long history in engineering and medicine. From the horrors of war to the devastation of …

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10 Ways Space Is Unveiling The Mysteries Of Our World

Just in case the idea of showing up on Google Street View doesn’t bother you enough, there’s an amazing amount of scientific research and studies about the planet being done from orbit. It’s more than a little frightening just how …