Top 10 Scientific And Historical Facts About Bees

Mankind’s relationship with bees goes beyond the love affair with honey. The sweet treat has its own unusual properties and claims, but bee venom, genes, and fossils are changing many scientific fields. Ancient therapies return to heal (or kill) modern patients, and famous prehistoric...

10 Legendary Beer Facts To Get You Drunk Off Knowledge

Beer—the ice-cold, hoppy, golden mug of deliciousness that serves as a universal symbol of happiness. It is the one true artifact that binds all of humanity together, as it is the only thing prevalent in some form in all cultures that has truly...

10 Genetically Modified Animals Not Intended For Consumption

The whole debate about the advantages versus the dangers of genetically modified (GM) animals is always concentrated on the ones created for food. No one seems to notice that other animals are also being genetically modified. These cases can be even more contentious. Some...

10 Times Companies Passed On Revolutionary Opportunities

The best companies in the world made their way to success because of smart business decisions and quality products and services. Yet, sometimes, a corporation can’t see the potential in an opportunity knocking on their door, leading to some regretful decisions. Some of...

10 Times The Earth Swallowed People

A recurring idea in the human imagination since time immemorial is the possibility of the ground suddenly opening under a person’s feet, swallowing them forever. After the biblical story in which the rebellious Korah and more than 250 men are swallowed alive by...

10 Facts About ‘Dunkleosteus’ That Will Keep You Up At Night

Although Dunkleosteus is one of the most terrifying fish ever to have roamed the Earth’s oceans, few people know much about this prehistoric creature. Having lived 360 million years ago, Dunkleosteus was one of the largest-known fish from the Arthrodira order and one...

Top 10 Bizarre And Historical Facts About Gambling

The first known casino opened in Venice, Italy, in 1638. Gambling, however, dates back to the Paleolithic period, and historians believe that gambling in one form or another has existed in just about every civilization through history. These days, the gaming industry has become...

10 Disturbing Internet Trends That Caused Fatalities And Injuries

Some photos and videos are uploaded to the Internet and explode seemingly overnight. Feverish sharing transforms these bits of media into global sensations and starts new trends. Many feel encouraged to join in with the fun and keeping up with the cool kids....

10 Bizarre Helper Animals You Don’t See Every Day

We’ve all become used to seeing guide dogs and hearing dogs. In some places, people don’t even bat an eyelid at seeing a miniature horse helping out its owner. However, in recent years, the number of creatures assigned the title of “emotional support...

10 More Ridiculous Facts About Nero

Few historical figures have been more vilified than the Roman emperor Nero. In fact, his very name has become synonymous with evil, debauchery, and decadence. After all, he’s been blamed for setting fire to Rome, murdering his mother, erecting a 37-meter (120 ft)...

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