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The Greatest Scientist of the 20th Century You’ve Probably Never Heard Of
Why Women Fainted So Much in the 19th Century
Top 10 Terrifying Prehistoric Sea Monsters
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Top 10 Terrifying Prehistoric Sea Monsters

Top 10 Terrifying Prehistoric Sea Monsters 10. Megalodon Megalodon is probably the best-known creature in the list; it’s hard to keep the idea of a shark the size of a school bus out of pop culture. Plus, science-minded entertainment sources

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The Greatest Practical Joke of the 19th Century
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The Greatest Practical Joke of the 19th Century

The Greatest Practical Joke of the 19th Century The year was 1809. Famed English author, Theodore Hook, made a bet with one of his close friends, the noted architect and writer, Samuel Beazley, that within one week, he could make

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Did English Speakers Really Not Use Contractions in the 19th Century as Depicted in True Grit?
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Did English Speakers Really Not Use Contractions in the 19th Century as Depicted in True Grit?

Did English Speakers Really Not Use Contractions in the 19th Century as Depicted in True Grit? Won’t, don’t, wouldn’t, isn’t and even ain’t- where would we be without our contractions? Prevalent in spoken English and increasingly accepted in written pieces,

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Wyatt Earp: The Great American… Villain?
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Wyatt Earp: The Great American… Villain?

The history books (and Hollywood) often describe the famous lawman, Wyatt Earp, as many things: brave, courageous, moral, law-abiding, and honorable. In the story of the “Gunfight at the OK Corral,” Earp is often portrayed as the hero, the good

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Top 10 Unsexiest World Records Based Around Sex — TopTenzNet
Top 10 Deadliest Attempts to Break a World Record — TopTenzNet
How One of the Most Famous Philosophers in History Made His Fortune by Rigging the Lottery
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How One of the Most Famous Philosophers in History Made His Fortune by Rigging the Lottery

While history knows him as a great Enlightenmentthinker and writer, Voltaire was once Francois-Marie Arouet, the charismatic and rebellious youngestson of an upper middle-class French family. (His father was a minor treasury officialand his mother from a low-ranking noble family.)

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Historical FACTS That Aren't True!