Are Ocean Liners and Cruise Ships different? Yes? Okay, we will find out. But are they fast? Don’t know? Then definitely read on.
Man's greatest invention and experiment is the creation of the city. Of all of mankind's cities through the times, our modern city is by far the most complex; and almost always plagued with unrest.
The goddess Eris is not the most famous deity in Greek mythology, but she was pivotal in bringing about the Trojan War. Eris is the goddess of Discord, and she could drive a wedge between anyone.
People have celebrated Thanksgiving for centuries; however, the feasts shared today differ drastically from the delicacies enjoyed in the past, even when compared to just a few generations ago. Today's turkey is a monstrous distortion of what it should be, and once was.
Bomber aircraft are the slower cousins of the fighter aircraft, but by speed standards they are still super-fast. Want to know how fast they are? Read on.
A comprehensive guide and commentary about which forms, documents and other items you will be required to bring to a USCIS interview for adjustment of status in the US.
Carl Sagan (1934-1996) envisioned a cosmic aim for humanity. Though humanity will not be the final species to go extinct, according to Sagan, the Earth is ours in the meantime.
Alien Big Cats, or ABCs, are commonly sighted throughout the world, but especially in the United Kingdom. The Beast of Bodmin Moor and the Beast of Buchan are two of the more well known ABCs said to roam throughout the UK.
This non-fiction story of the self-destruction of Braniff International Airlines takes the reader into corporate boardrooms behind the scenes of managerial and policy decisions that doomed the vibrant, pace-setting major carrier after fifty years of flying.
When we talk about military ships, Aircraft Carriers and Battleships are the biggest of them all. But can they move fast? You will be surprised. Let's take a look.
Ares is the Greek god known for war and fighting, and was honored by the Romans as well. But many people do not know that Ares was first a dancer, and a long time lover of Aphrodite, with whom he had four children. Ares is the typical working guy next door that we all know!
The AW609 is nearly 140 kmph faster than the second helicopter, the AS365 Dauphin. Not only that but it also has a sci-fi touch. Take a look to believe it.
Just in case 200+ odd facts weren't enough for you the first time, I have compiled another list, some possibly even stranger than before, but still true.
Here are some heart shaped facts, from a newly discovered heart problem to humming birds, playing cards to swimming pools and the night sky's heart nebula.
Through the eyes of world-famous big cat trainer and animal lover Alexander Lacey, here is a look at what it's like to work with lions and tigers.
While a sneeze is merely a spasmodic involuntary action caused by irritation due to foreign particles in the nasal mucosa causing expulsion of air from lungs and mouth, the beliefs, legends and superstitions associated with sneezing are diverse and baffle the mind.
Drones are unmanned, so while designing for speed the designers can just let their hair loose. Are they fast though? Faster than the fastest Jets? Let’s find out.
The North Carolina Cemetery Survey is working to find all the unmarked graves in the state. North Carolina has more unmarked graves than almost all of the remainder of our nation.
Love 'em or not, squirrels can teach us eight important lessons about relationships, decision-making, finances, self-confidence, and more. What can we learn from these pesky, bushy-tailed rodents?
Don't call them dumb (or tasty or juicy either). Get acquainted with the lessons that turkeys have to teach us about defining yourself, listening to your mother, and confidently strutting your stuff.
Dragons are found in the myths of cultures all over the world. What is the origin of the myths about these terrifying creatures? What is the reason for our current fascination with dragons?
The earliest artifacts or fossils often hold surprising information that close gaps in science and history. Enjoy reading about ten cases that are as interesting as they are informative.
We had seen speedboats doing insane speeds but what about navy ships? Can they do similar speeds? Navy ships operate in choppy waters which is a disadvantage for speed. But they are still fast. Let’s see how fast.
They were Odin's "Thought" and "Mind", yet they were not your typical divine deities. Here is a brief history of Huginn and Muninn, mytholigy's most important Ravens.
Why are zombies so popular? What are the origins of zombie mythology, and how does interest in zombies relate to psychology, philosophy, and morality. Lastly, could there be a real zombie apocalypse?
While spending a week vacationing in Indianapolis I found that between swimming in the hotel pool, visiting the Indy zoo and playing haunted laser tag I barely had time to search for local urban legends and haunted places. So being the OCD type person that I am, I put a halt to the leisure time fun and buckled down on some hardcore research my last three days in Indiana. With any luck, you the reader will find my discoveries as interesting as I have.
What would happen if every human being on Earth disappeared? How long would it take nature to recover from centuries of human activity? How much civilisation will able to stand the test of time?
A jack o'lantern is a carved and lighted Halloween pumpkin. It's also a name for the mysterious light that reportedly appears near the surface of a wetland.
Toilet paper is something we use every day, but how much do you know about it? You might be surprised at just how many fun facts there are to learn about it. See how many of these you already knew!