These terms are sure to blow your wig.
First, you have to understand the difference between England and Britain (and the UK, while we’re at it).
Black cats do not bring bad luck, and they aren’t necessarily harder to adopt than other cats. Here are more facts about these adorably dark furballs.
Whether scripted or spontaneous, expletives have been making their way on to the air for decades.
After a sweet plea from her husband not to change her looks, the first lady was careful about how she presented herself in pictures.
From beer floods to meat showers, history is full of peculiar—and putrid—disasters.
Ever wonder why there’s a ‘k’ in ‘knead,’ or a ‘d’ in ‘Wednesday’? While there isn’t always a good reason for why some English words are spelled the way they are, there are reasons.
He claimed he was besties with Mongol emperor Kublai Khan.
Historians were struck by the tantalizing possibility that this library might contain missing works of some of history’s greatest writers—works thought to have been lost forever.
'Killers of the Flower Moon' tells the story of the Osage murders, an especially bleak chapter of American history.
Gabriel Green explained that “I’m running for president because I was asked to do so by emissaries from outer space.”
“The only thing we have to fear is fear itself”—unless you also fear the number 13. Or insects. Or being buried alive. Here are the fears of just a few of history’s most notable figures, from FDR to Dalí.
The unofficial—but widely known—fashion rule can be traced back more than 100 years to some snobby millionaires.
Nicknamed Ötzi the Iceman, the mummified man was around 40–50 years old when he died in the Copper Age. Here are 13 surprising facts about him.
You may have noticed these weird phone numbers while watching reruns of your favorite ’50s-era TV show—and though they look like gibberish to modern phone-users, they were perfectly normal at the time.
An exploding corpse, a 45-minute car chase, and a horse-related mishap that led to a century-long royal tradition. In this episode of The List Show, host Justin Dodd covers funerals gone wrong.
In 1937, "Doc" Noss found billions in gold in a New Mexico mountain peak. The only thing stopping his family from a windfall? The U.S. Army.
The mutiny on the 'Bounty' has inspired multiple movies, but the 'Hermione' revolt was way bloodier.
For at least 500 years—and maybe more—pigeon fanciers have bred wonderfully bizarre-looking pigeons.