The oubliette was a horrifying form of torture, used in medieval and Renaissance European castles. Learn about oubliettes and read a macabre poem about them.
Remembering the 1517 passengers and crew on Titanic, that lost their lives on 15 April 1912 at 2:20 am. This hub focuses on the lesser known victims of the Titanic Tragedy.
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.
These fabled warships dominated the water for over 100 years. Now they are obsolete. Most lost to history, there are still a few vessels who have survived, monuments to the battleship age.
There are over three million shipwrecks on the ocean floor. Here are some of the best examples!
For your reading enjoyment, I've compiled a list of, in my opinion, the bravest, most unflinching, charismatic, intelligent and indomitable people in history. Obviously, very deserving individuals will be left out for the simple reason that I don't...
The Vril Society is a mystery that involves aliens, psychics, and, yes, Nazis. Just who were the Vril and what were they about? Find that out here.
The Chinese Rites Controversy refers to a heated disagreement between 17-18th century Roman Catholic missionaries that resulted in the dissolution of one distinguished monastic order. What caused it?
No reign in the history of the world can match the brevity of that of King Louis XIX of France, who abdicated the throne a mere 20 minutes after receiving it.
When one talks of journeys, that too of thousands of miles, one cannot forget the names of some travellers who set out for journeys covering millions of miles and thus came to be known as great travellers of the world. Here is a brief account of...