Did you know that the Allure of the Seas is nearly six times larger than the Titanic? While the RMS Titanic is the most famous of these ships, many have claimed the title of World's Largest Passenger Liner. Here is a...
These are stories about parties that are more expensive, more attended, longer, wilder, and more historic than anything you or I have probably ever attended. Enjoy.
The Second World War was a worldwide military conflict, now noted as the most widespread war in history. With more than 100 million military personnel becoming involved through various countries. There were two main...
In 1964, Nikita Khrushchev's rivals staged a stunningly swift, efficient, and bloodless coup d'état against the Premier, deposing him from power and forcing him into a "voluntary" retirement.
Biological warfare, slavery and genocide, have all been committed in the name of Empire.
There are over three million shipwrecks on the ocean floor. Here are some of the best examples!
Blackbeard is one of the most infamous pirates that ever sailed the ocean's. Though he was not the most successful, he was the most feared due to his awesome appearance and great theatrics.
Bloodshed. Gunfire. Cries of victory. These are the themes that characterized the eighteenth century, which was described as “The Age of Revolution.” Two of the major revolutions of the eighteenth century,...
Two of the most powerful empires of the ancient world were the Han, in China, and the Romans, in Italy. While both were great and powerful, Han and Roman similarities and differences in valued class, occupation, and...
“The frugal man with only one bar of currency can have something left over, whereas the extravagant man with a thousand can still not have enough.” This short proverb from a Ming Dynasty official around 1570...
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