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A Nazi Submarine Once Sank Because Its Toilet Malfunctioned

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

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.
The Salema Porgy Is The Fish That Can Give You LSD-Like Trips

The Salema Porgy Is The Fish That Can Give You LSD-Like Trips

The Salema Porgy, a small generic golden striped fish, is known as "the fish that makes dreams."
How One Artist Turned Cans Of Poop Into $300,000 Pieces Of Art

How One Artist Turned Cans Of Poop Into $300,000 Pieces Of Art

Let's just say, Piero Manzoni's concept art truly stinks.
Coco Chanel’s Secret Life As A Nazi Agent

Coco Chanel’s Secret Life As A Nazi Agent

From Nazi love affairs to partnerships with the Abwehr, Coco Chanel kept more than little black dresses in her closet.
The Legend Of The Real Sword In The Stone And The Person It Actually Belonged To

The Legend Of The Real Sword In The Stone And The Person It Actually Belonged To

Along with the sword, you'll also find the mummified hands of a thief who once tried to steal the blade.
Gilles De Rais, The Child Serial Killer Who Fought Alongside Joan Of Arc

Gilles De Rais, The Child Serial Killer Who Fought Alongside Joan Of Arc

In France, Gilles de Rais is remembered both for his service as a war hero with the French army and for murdering more than 100 children.
The Story Of King Adolf Frederick And How He Ate Himself To Death

The Story Of King Adolf Frederick And How He Ate Himself To Death

King Adolf Frederick sat down for a rather large meal on Shrove Tuesday in 1771. It would be his last.
King Edward VIII Did What Prince Harry Is About To Do – And Had To Abdicate The Throne Because Of It

King Edward VIII Did What Prince Harry Is About To Do – And Had To Abdicate The Throne Because Of It

Like Prince Harry, Edward VIII wanted to marry a divorced American. Unfortunately for Edward, British society was far less accepting back then.
Meet Krampus – The Terrifying Anti-Santa Who Eats Bad Children

Meet Krampus – The Terrifying Anti-Santa Who Eats Bad Children

Krampus is said to follow St. Nicholas around, carrying a stick to punish naughty children for their behavior.
54 Battle Of The Bulge Photos That Capture The Nazis’ Brutal Last Ditch Counteroffensive

54 Battle Of The Bulge Photos That Capture The Nazis’ Brutal Last Ditch Counteroffensive

During the Battle of the Bulge, the Nazis had intended on surrounding the Allies, crushing them, and chasing them out of Europe. However, the Allied Army had other plans.