6 Weird and Eerily Beautiful Abandoned Places Around the World

One of humanity’s greatest strengths has always been that we will settle absolutely anywhere. But we don’t always stay where we go. For one reason or another, many places around the world have been abandoned. The desolate buildings often fall to ruin, but sometimes they stand the test of time. Some of those places are …

8 Bizarre Diplomatic Gifts Heads of State Have Given One Another

The gears of diplomacy occasionally need a little lubricant. And what better way to leave a positive impression on a foreign dignitary than with a thoughtful gift? Delicacies or fine goods from your homeland are staples of diplomatic meetings. But sometimes, diplomats decide to give a more… Exotic present. Whether or not it’s intentional, the …

7 Vanilla Cupcakes You Have to Try For Vanilla Cupcake Day

Whether you call them fairy cakes, patty cakes or spell them cup cakes, it’s all means the same thing. If you’re all about the vanilla cupcake, celebrate with these delicious varieties on National Cupcake Day, November 10th. Classic Vanilla If vanilla is your favorite kind of cupcake then classic vanilla is perfect. Vanilla cupcakes are …

8 Weird and Fascinating Facts About King Tut (That You May Not Have Known)

Exactly a century ago today, archeologist Howard Carter peered through a small hole dug into a pile of rubble. When asked if he saw anything in the faint candlelight, he answered: “Yes, wonderful things.” What Carter saw was the tomb of Tutankhamun, colloquially known as King Tut. Since then, the ancient Egyptian Pharaoh has been …

7 Horrifying Things Found Living Inside People (Who Were Also Alive)

Wherever you go, you’re never alone. There are countless creatures living inside your body, from bacteria to facial mites. The thing is, though, they’re all more or less supposed to be there. Even most of the common harmful parasites are merciful in the sense that we know where they’ll go and what they’ll do. But …