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A Brief History Of Politically Controversial Fashion

A Brief History Of Politically Controversial Fashion

What you're wearing matters — even when you're running a country.
16 Things To Know About Vladimir Putin

16 Things To Know About Vladimir Putin

Fascinating facts about the world's most powerful man.
How The Welfare State Helped Make America What It Is Today

How The Welfare State Helped Make America What It Is Today

The welfare state gets a lot of criticism, but what seldom comes up is how things used to be before programs like SNAP and Section 8 came along.
A Comprehensive History Of The “War On Christmas”

A Comprehensive History Of The “War On Christmas”

Turns out the "War on Christmas" has been going on for centuries.
31 Inappropriate And Outdated Government Posters Warning People About STDs

31 Inappropriate And Outdated Government Posters Warning People About STDs

Apparently women are the source of all venereal diseases.
Inside Japan’s World War II-Era Reign Of Terror

Inside Japan’s World War II-Era Reign Of Terror

During World War II, Japan fought with such brutality that even today Japanese scholars and diplomats have a hard time admitting these atrocities actually happened.
The Scary Truth Behind The Phantom Social Worker Legend

The Scary Truth Behind The Phantom Social Worker Legend

In the 1990s, hundreds of families in rural England reported that "phantom" social workers had abducted their children. As it turns out, the truth is worse than the urban legend.
7 Presidents Who Broke Some Of Their Biggest Campaign Promises

7 Presidents Who Broke Some Of Their Biggest Campaign Promises

Only two U.S. presidents have followed through on all of their campaign promises.
10 Famous Funerals Even More Extravagant Than Fidel Castro’s

10 Famous Funerals Even More Extravagant Than Fidel Castro’s

Only some of recent history's most famous figures could get send-offs like these.
18 Months Without A Head: The True Story Of A Headless Chicken Named Mike

18 Months Without A Head: The True Story Of A Headless Chicken Named Mike

Learn why a small Colorado town has an annual festival to celebrate a single chicken.
Spontaneous Human Combustion: Fact Or Fiction?

Spontaneous Human Combustion: Fact Or Fiction?

Hundreds of cases of spontaneous human combustion have been reported around the world for centuries. But is it actually possible?