History

New York officially opened a subway in 1904 which changed the way the city operated forever. However what is relatively unknown is that this was not actually New York's first subway, in fact, the first subway ever opened in...
In 1946 Argentina had a plan to grow a local fur trade and in 1946 decided to introduce 25 pairs of beavers from Canada into their wildlife. Little did they know the devastating effect these beavers would have on...
When World War I was imminent for the United States, a group of Nebraska locals decided to make a stance in 1916. They gathered up as many signatures that they could for their petition to make an amendment to...
Politicians being chosen at random seems a bit strange, but if you sit down and think about it, someone who is not actively looking to work in politics could potentially be a much better-suited candidate. And that is exactly...
When it comes to who had the biggest Rambo moment in the Vietnam War there are undoubtedly many candidates, but if you talk about who was the biggest badass? Then there can only be one and his name is...
If any professional basketball player finds themselves playing in North Korea by some mishap, well they may get a little confused over how the game is played. Generally speaking, the rules of the game are quite similar, you bounce...
You may be surprised to learn that the leaning tower of Pisa once had a brother or a sister, whichever it may be, and it was even taller. The Leaning Tower of Zaragoza in Spain was around 100 ft...
In 1938, one kindergarten teacher by the name of Helen Hulick went down in the history books of Los Angeles court history. After having been witness to a burglary she had to go to a downtown L.A. courthouse to...
It seems like 11,000 years ago the giant sloth was being hunted by early humans, or at least they were definitely being stalked. Whichever route or path the giant sloth decided to take well a large group of humans...
A cow skull has been discovered with a punctured hole in it from a crude human tool. This is most likely the first known attempt of skull surgery, and it is 5,000 years old. There is no way to...
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