The Original Bungee — Pentecost Land Diving And The Brave Men Who Leap [VIDEO]
In Pentecost Land diving, a traditional community ritual, men leap from massive wooden towers with just tree vines tied around their legs.
The World’s Most Expensive Coffee Comes From The Poop Of This Animal
The Asian palm civet, once considered a pest, is now an extremely coveted creature as their feces can create the most expensive coffee in the world, Kopi Luwak.
Was James Buchanan The First Gay President? Why Some Historians Think So
James Buchanan, the only president to remain a bachelor his entire life, may have also been the first gay president in U.S. history.
Killer Nurse Genene Jones Murdered 60 Children And Will Soon Be Released
Despite killing 47 babies in her first job, Genene Jones was released with a letter of recommendation and her professional reputation still intact.
Lysol Was Once Used As Birth Control – And Poisoned A Lot Of Women
With few options available to women, Lysol’s advertising as a feminine product made it one of the most popular contraceptive devises around.
Inside The Weird World Of “Purity” Ceremonies – Where Girls Pledge Virginity To Their Dads
White ball gowns, updos, fancy dinners, and father-daughter dances – all these things typically bring to mind a wedding, but that’s not the only place you might encounter them. They are also common fixtures at Purity Balls, a formal gala young women attend with their fathers that is intended to...
A Nazi Submarine Once Sank Because Its Toilet Malfunctioned
Rather than keeping their waste on the submarine in septic tanks, German engineers devised a method for the U-1206 to discharge waste directly into the water.
Britain Had A Wild Plan To Make Icebergs Into Aircraft Carriers During World War II
Project Habakkuk was an ill-fated projected designed to harness natural resources into weapons of war. It did not go well.