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25 Fun Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About P.T. Barnum

25 Fun Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About P.T. Barnum

Astounding facts as outlandish as Barnum's famous circus shows.
This Week In History, June 18 – 24

This Week In History, June 18 – 24

A new Smithsonian documentary brings the truth about the U.S.' favorite indigenous American princess to light.
The Bizarre Hanging Coffins Of China And The Philippines

The Bizarre Hanging Coffins Of China And The Philippines

Why did this ancient tradition begin?
This Week In History, June 11 – 17

This Week In History, June 11 – 17

Faceless fish caught, 8th wonder rediscovered, Civil War bodies found, Jefferson Davis Day celebrated, Aztec temple unearthed.
Cultural Appropriation Should Be Illegal, Indigenous Advocates Tell United Nations

Cultural Appropriation Should Be Illegal, Indigenous Advocates Tell United Nations

Delegates from 189 countries coalesce at the U.N. this week to call for the illegalization of cultural appropriation.
Iran To United States: You Created ISIS

Iran To United States: You Created ISIS

The Ayatollah has finally responded to Donald Trump's reactions to last week's terror attacks in Tehran.
Obama A Better Leader Than Trump, John McCain Says In New Interview

Obama A Better Leader Than Trump, John McCain Says In New Interview

Obama's Republican opponent in the 2008 election just stated that America's current president is a worse leader than its previous one.
New Heroin Vaccine Uses Body’s Own Defenses To Keep People From Getting High

New Heroin Vaccine Uses Body’s Own Defenses To Keep People From Getting High

After successful tests on rhesus monkeys, researchers are now looking to conduct clinical tests.
Norway To Propose Ban On Face-Covering Veils In All Schools

Norway To Propose Ban On Face-Covering Veils In All Schools

Proponents say that the ban is intended to aid in the students' learning process.
The Five Most Important Battles Of Ancient Greece

The Five Most Important Battles Of Ancient Greece

From the 300 Spartans to the original Marathon, we have good reason to remember these battles more than 2,000 years later.
Prehistoric Baby Bird Found Incredibly Well-Preserved In Amber

Prehistoric Baby Bird Found Incredibly Well-Preserved In Amber

A baby bird from the Cretaceous period has been preserved for tens of millions of years.