5 Famous Skulls From History

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Heads: barring some sort of tragic motorcycle accident, we've all got one. But sometimes something as common as the bones necessary to our existence can

4 Weird Weapons of World War II – the Axis Powers

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During World War II, Germany’s leader Adolf Hitler and his allies, the so called ‘Axis’ powers, were desperate to control Europe and Asia and spread the

4 Weird Wars

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Nobody enjoys war, what with the killing and all. But despite how horrible the experience is, the study of wars throughout history is fascinating. Some wars

From Hammurabi to High-Tech ─ The Evolution of Bail Bonds

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The concept of bail bonds is deeply rooted in the justice system, acting as a guarantee that an accused person...

17 of the Most Horrifying Torture Devices Ever Conceived

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Torture isn’t particularly fun to think about, so we can only imagine how horrific it must be to actually have it done to you. Fortunately we as a society have pretty much done away with forms of brutal torture, unless you’re name is Jack Bauer and you’re just trying to save the world again. But looking back at the way the world used to be is pretty eye opening when you think about the sick deprav

10 of the Worst Weapons in History

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Desperate times call for desperate measures, or so the old cliché goes, and war is the most desperate time of all. But if you're too desperate you end up with weapons that simply don't work. Here are only ten such examples.

Four Horribly Botched Invasions

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You don’t have to watch a poorly acted film like “War of the Worlds” to see an invasion elegantly foiled. Just check out some of these historical attacks that went south…

4 Legendary Con Artists

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We're really not supposed to like con artists because, you know, they're criminals, but sometimes their stories are so absurd and their cons so effective that

6 Strange Mysteries of the Great Sphinx

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Ancient Egypt is perhaps best symbolized by the Pyramids along with the Great Sphinx, a magnificent yet incredibly mysterious statue and structure. Over the centuries, many have speculated about the Sphinx's real purpose, but very little has actually been discovered. The Sphinx is surrounded by questions and theories, so here are some of the most puzzling and intriguing mysteries about this magnif

5 People That Sold Their Souls to the Devil

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There have been rumors of possible instances that someone has sold their soul to the devil. Musicians and writers, alike, are often accused of making a pact