CULTURE

Debunking The Myth About Christopher Columbus’ Discovery Of America

It’s widely believed that Columbus discovered America – but was he the first European to sail there? ...

Frederick Douglass Facts That Make His Journey To Freedom Even More Incredible

A hero of the abolitionist movement, Frederick Douglass was a man who boldly grabbed his freedom. ...

Eye-Opening Maps That Shed New Light On The World

Maps of the world can be used to show us much more than a given country’s specific location. ...

Jaw-Dropping Photos Of The Panama Canal Under Construction

The Panama Canal is a marvel of engineering, but it required unthinkable sacrifice to construct. ...

A Girl Dancing In Taverns To Feed Her Family Became The ‘Queen Of Flamenco’

Carmen Amaya grew up in the slums of Barcelona, but she became one of history’s most famous flamenco dancers. ...

The Fascinating And Nostalgic History Of The Girl Scouts

The Girl Scouts have been around for more than 100 years: this is the story of how they came to be. ...

Amazing Historical Photos Of New York City In The 1800s

Here are 30 incredible photographs of the most famous city in the world that show how far its come over the l ...

“I Shouldn’t Have Come!”: Tales of Worst Date Experiences

We’ve compiled stories from members of the Reddit community revealing their least favorite dating experience. ...

“Am I… The Bad Guy?”: Heartbreaking Moments When People Realized They Were Definitely The Jerks In Someone Else’s Story

After making mistakes, (almost) all these people learned how to better their ways. ...

Brutal Facts About Sailor Life During The Age Of Exploration

Life at sea during the great Age of Discovery was always tough and sometimes brutal. ...