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10 Interesting Facts About Michelangelo That You Need To Know!

Michelangelo Buonarroti is one of the most famous sculptors of the High Renaissance period. Popularly known as the Il Divino (the divine one), he...

15 Interesting Facts About The Crusades

The Crusades were essentially a series of religious wars initiated and sometimes conducted by the Roman Catholic Church in the medieval period. The crusaders...

15 Intriguing Facts About The Middle Ages

The Middle Ages or the medieval period was an era in Europe's history that lasted from the 5th century to the late 15th century....

20 Interesting Facts About Ancient Greece That You May Enjoy!

Ancient Greece was a very influential civilisation. It dominated much of the Mediterranean thousands of years ago. During the height of its power, Ancient...

16 interesting facts about the sporran

The sporran is an integral part of the male Scottish Highland dress. It essentially functions as a wallet for the kilt. There are many...

15 interesting facts about the Sedan chair

A Sedan chair is essentially a covered cabin that is carried on poles by two people. It was used in the past for transporting...

110 Important historical facts that you must know!

History is littered with amazing historical accounts and facts. However, did you know that almost 97% of human history is lost? Hence we have...

Samuel Colt, an American inventor, gifted a gold revolver to the Ottoman Empire’s Sultan on his visit to Constantinople and said that the Russians...

Samuel Colt, an American inventor, gifted a gold revolver to the Ottoman Empire's Sultan on his visit to Constantinople and said that the Russians...

The British employed many Sikhs from India as cheap labour to enforce law and order in Shanghai during the Taiping civil war, circa 1885. 

The British employed many Sikhs from India as cheap labour to enforce law and order in Shanghai during the Taiping civil war, circa 1885.  This...

In 1304, King Edward I built the largest trebucahet ever made. Upon just seeing it, Scots surrendered.

In 1304, King Edward I built the largest trebuchet ever made. Upon just seeing it, Scots surrendered. The King built the trebuchet during the Stirling...

“Christmas Cake”, refers to single, Japanese women over 25 because “after the 25th they’re not good”.

"Christmas Cake", refers to single, Japanese women over 25 because "after the 25th they're not good". However, today, Japanese women are forgoing or postponing marriage. Hence,...

An American construction worker called Gary Brooks was arrested near Afghanistan’s border while hunting down Osama Bin Laden with a 40-inch sword, loaded pistol...

An American construction worker called Gary Brooks was arrested near Afghanistan's border while hunting down Osama Bin Laden with a 40-inch sword, loaded pistol...

Doctors advised Freddie Mercury not to do Live Aid in 1985 due to some vocal troubles. He ignored the advice and did it anyway....

Doctors advised Freddie Mercury not to do Live Aid in 1985 due to some vocal troubles. He ignored the advice and did it anyway....

“Fart” is one of the oldest words in the English Language. The term has Indo-European roots and the oldest recorded joke is a saying...

“Fart” is one of the oldest words in the English Language. The term has Indo-European roots and the oldest recorded joke is a saying...

Steve Jobs believed he was free of any body odour and didn’t need to shower regularly due to his vegan diet. He thought that it...

Steve Jobs believed he was free of any body odour and didn't need to shower regularly due to his vegan diet. He thought that it...

In the Bible, “Nimrod” is a mighty hunter and a King. But Bugs Bunny called Elmer Fudd a nimrod, sarcastically. This led to a...

In the Bible, “Nimrod” is a mighty hunter and a King. But Bugs Bunny called Elmer Fudd a nimrod, sarcastically. This led to a...

In Ancient Rome, nobody discriminated against Black people for their skin colour. They weren’t excluded from any profession, nor was there a stigma against...

In Ancient Rome, nobody discriminated against Black people for their skin colour. They weren’t excluded from any profession, nor was there a stigma against...

In 1566, England executed its first woman for witchcraft, Agnes Waterhouse. She was guilty of turning her cat into a toad, which then turned...

In 1566, England executed its first woman for witchcraft, Agnes Waterhouse. She was guilty of turning her cat into a toad, which then turned...

In 2000, a wild turkey whiskey storage facility in Kentucky, USA, caught fire. It had over 17000 barrels of Whiskey stored & it flowed...

In 2000, a wild turkey whiskey storage facility in Kentucky, USA, caught fire. It had over 17000 barrels of Whiskey stored & it flowed...
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