10 Most Amazing Facts About The Knights Templar

One of the most mysterious and infamous organisations in history must surely be the Knights Templar. First formed as a band of knights to protect Christian Pilgrim’s in the Holy Land when on their way to Jerusa...

10 Most Amazing Aphrodisiacs From History

We like to think that we are far removed from our ancient ancestors in modern society. Of course, in most ways this is very true. When you look at our attitudes towards various things now and the way technology...

10 Most Amazing Facts About the Titanic

Pretty much everyone on the planet has heard of the Titanic and her tragic story. If you didn’t learn it in school, you probably will have seen the film with Leonardo DiCaprio in it. Known as the ‘ship that cou...

10 Most Brutal Facts About WWI

When it comes to destructive and brutal wars then World War I was certainly up there with the best. While World War II had the horrors of the Holocaust and later wars like Vietnam saw new ways of mass killing i...

10 Most Weird Nazi Facts

One of the most infamous political parties of the 20th Century was surely the Adolf Hitler led Nazi party in Germany. This notorious Fascist movement was responsible for the descent into the horrors of the Seco...

10 Most Disturbing Facts About Ivan The Terrible

One thing is for sure – you don’t get a nickname like ‘Ivan the Terrible’ for being an all-round great guy! As befits such a moniker, this Russian ruler was about as crazy, dangerous and mad as they come. Offic...

10 Most Amazing World War 1 Facts

World War 1 is very often seen as a war of carnage, trench warfare and infamous battles such as the Somme. Poems from such famous names as Wilfred Owen and Siegfried Sassoon also helped to cement the stark real...