The Iraq War was a bloody mess. We’ll never know the true extent of atrocities committed on both sides during its span. Collateral damage was through the roof. Hundreds of thousands of Iraqi civilians died. Here, we detail some of the worst incidents of unnecessary
The sea is an unforgiving place. So are lakes, to a lesser degree. They’re a bit forgiving. Basically, any body of water can be unpleasant. We, as a species, have a weary respect for their power and mystery. It’s no wonder we’ve imagined so many
North Korea is probably the strangest country in the world. There seems to be little time for entertainment. Almost all energy is directed towards how to best serve Kim Jong-un and the country as a whole. So, how does a worker bee achieve celebrity status
The Romanian Revolution marked the end of 42 years of Communism in Romania and the bloody removal of one of the last Communist heads of state in Europe. Nicolae Ceaușescu had total control over Romania. Yet, through a succession of poor decisions, he lost it
Geronimo is often remembered for his incredibly strength in the face of adversity. The population of his band never exceeded the low hundreds and yet they lived free for many years, habitually raiding in both U.S. and Mexican territory. In 1886, after faux surrendering and
Most of you will have tried an oyster in your lifetime. As it was shucked from its shell, burnt with Tabasco and lemon, and hurriedly gulped down your throat, the awareness of its living status will have challenged you with a complex sense of novelty.
Inventors often have accidents when testing their inventions. It comes with the territory. It’s near impossible to traverse new ground without hitting some bumps. Often inventions seem bizarre, all the way from concept to creation. Sometimes they show themselves as ingenious when put to use