With his catchphrase ‘veni, vidi, vici,’ Julius Caesar was saying much more than simply “I came, I saw, I conquered."
Were the '70s really the height of disco, punk, and the sexual revolution? Host Justin Dodd investigates in this episode of “Misconceptions."
There are few tales of the ‘Titanic’ left unexplored. Joseph Laroche’s story is one of them.
Henry Ford’s car made of soybeans and Thomas Edison’s ghost-detecting telephone are just two little-known creations of history’s most famous inventors.
Humans have had plenty of opportunities to discover new foods and transport them to new places over the past 12,000 years.
The syringes used by medical professionals today can be traced back to her 1899 patent.
Learn more about the supernatural incidents that inspired haunted house movies like ‘The Amityville Horror’ and ‘The Conjuring,’ and discover the truth behind the scares.
Punta Gorda locals have been swearing by the mystical properties of a radioactive water fountain for a century.
Who invented the hamburger? Unravel the history of this American staple and find out how it went from a simple Hamburg steak to the beloved sandwich we know today.
From doubt over Shakespeare’s existence to Lincoln’s assassination, conspiracy theories have been around for centuries.
People were playing jacks in ancient Greece—just trading in the jacks and ball for tiny sheep bones or rocks.
Are black cats bad luck? Uncover the fascinating myths and legends surrounding these enigmatic creatures and learn why they've been both feared and revered throughout history.
From Crazy Cow to Hidden Treasures, these discontinued cereals might be forgotten to some, but they’ll bring back delicious memories for others.
The apostrophe in Presidents Day—or President's Day or Presidents's Day—is all over the place ... or nowhere to be found at all.
When were JNCO jeans popular and how did they come to be? Discover more about the history of these ultra wide-legged pants and why they were created in the first place.
Was the "Muffin Man" nursery rhyme created to warn people about a serial killer? We investigate its alleged dark origins.
From balancing an egg to eating phallic food, here are nine rituals to celebrate the start of spring.
Is Stockholm Syndrome real? Learn about the survival tactic that leads captives to sympathize with their captors.
Uncover the story of Hadrian’s Wall and take a fascinating dive into life at the Roman Empire’s northern frontier.
Many believed the origin of the Great Chicago Fire of 1871 was a cow kicking over a lantern. A map of the fire’s path suggested otherwise.
Let's take a moment to reflect on the strange history of marriage celebrations.
What really happened to the crew of the ‘Mary Celeste’? Delve into the theories and speculation surrounding this enduring maritime mystery.