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Top 10 Inventions Of Leonardo da Vinci

Leonardo da Vinci is one of the greatest artists of the High Renaissance period. One of his most famous paintings is the Mona Lisa,...

15 Weird (Yet Deadly) Weapons in History

Since time immemorial, weapons have been an integral part of warfare. Consequently, humans have invented weapons as per the need of the hour. In...

Masquerade Balls- Brief History & Key Facts

Masquerade balls are essentially events where individuals wear costumes with elaborate masks. Additionally, masquerade balls have existed since medieval times and have a fascinating...

Salem Witch Trials- Brief History & Causes

The Salem witch trials of 1692 are a fascinating subject for many historians and scholars. The infamous hysteria seemed to have appeared out of...

8 Forgotten weapons you need to know about!

Weapons are essentially devices that can be used with the intent to inflict harm or damage. Additionally, weapons can be used for self-defence, law...

10 most famous portrait paintings in art history

Portrait painting is a genre where the main focus of the painting is a human subject. We have compiled a list of famous portrait...

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...

11 Famous scary paintings that will give you nightmares!

Art history is filled with paintings which visit dark and scary themes such as death and horror. These famous scary paintings were often centred...

10 Famous controversial art pieces of all time

Someone once said 'Art should comfort the disturbed and disturb the comfortable' and the following famous controversial art pieces justify this. The artists featured...

Battle of Fallen Timbers- Key facts & Brief Summary

The Battle of Fallen Timbers was the last major conflict of the Northwest Territory Indian war. It took place on August 20, 1794, and...

Battle of Cowpens- Key Facts & Brief Summary

The Battle of Cowpens is one of the battles which occurred during the American Revolutionary War. It took place on January 17, 1781. It...

Who invented the flush toilet? History & Brief Overview

Did you know that the toilet has thousands of years of history attached to it? Surely with so much history, we all must have...

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...

Siege of Boston- Key Facts and Brief Summary

The Siege of Boston was essentially a siege laid out by the American militia, later known as the Continental Army on the British held...

45 interesting facts about museums

Most of us have visited a museum at some point or the other in our life. They are institutions which house ancient and modern...

Rose Bundy- the child of a serial killer

Rose Bundy is no ordinary child, as she shares her last name with a man who is one of the most prolific serial killers...

20 Key effects of World War I

World War I caused a lot of devastation and destruction. World War I originated in 1918 and lasted for over four years. During the...

Commonwealth of Nations- Key facts & Brief Overview

Commonwealth of nations or simply the commonwealth was previously known as the British Commonwealth of nations. It is a political alliance of 54 member...

Triple entente explained in 18 key facts

Triple entente is an association between the nations of Britain, the Russian Empire and the French Third Republic. Entente comes from the French word...

Weapons and Artilleries Used In WW1 – 8 Facts

Humans always proved themselves as adaptable and capable when it came to ways to kill and survive. The same goes for the technological advancements...
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