400-Year-Old Japanese Festival Has Babies Compete To Cry The Loudest – .

The Naki Sumo or Nakizumo Crying Baby Festival celebrates the belief that crying babies bring good health and fortune to their futures as well as ward...

When German Commandos Were Trained To Act American And Wreak Total Havoc Behind Enemy...

Hitler had German commandos trained to act like American soldiers and infiltrate allied territory in a Trojan Horse mission that caused confusion and chaos among real...

1,800-Year-Old Penis Carving Found Etched Into Hadrian’s Wall In England – .

Archaeologists are descending into a 30-foot quarry via rope in order to scan the wall with lasers to create highly-detailed, three-dimensional digital models of the carvings. Newcastle...

The Top 10 Weirdest People In History, From The Toxic Lady To The Hopeless...

Whether flamboyant, miserly, or paranoid, some of history’s weirdest people put modern-day eccentricities to shame. The post The Top...

When The Austrian Army Fought — And Defeated — Itself Thanks To Alcohol –...

In the midst of the Austro-Turkish War, the Austrians engaged in a deadly battle in the town of Karansebes — against itself — all because of...

He Claimed He Killed 100s, But His Fatalities Were Closer To 10

Known to most as a soft man, the folklore that surrounded Wild Bill was often met with a heavy grain of salt. Wikimedia CommonsWild Bill Hickok. In the Wild...

Alleged Alcatraz Escapee Sends Letter To FBI 50 Years Later Revealing He Survived

Anyone who has paid a visit to the San Francisco area can tell you all about their memories of the Alcatraz prison. Visible from...

Truck Driver Destroys Portions Of The Nasca Lines When Going Off-Road To Avoid Paying...

UNESCO World Heritage Sites are typically irreplaceable wonders that draw thousands of visitors. Unfortunately, all over the world, they're being destroyed. According to IFL...

20 Historical Words That Are Surprisingly Appropriate For The Modern Age

Living in the modern times, it's difficult for us to look back and be able to relate to the people from the "olden days." The...

Digital Artist Places Figures From Classical Paintings In Modern Backgrounds To Create Interesting And...

Classical paintings depicted people hundreds of years ago in their natural environment. That natural environment was usually, well, nature. As humans have changed the landscape...

Secret Candid Photos Taken By Teen In the 1890s Now Displayed Online By The...

Nowadays, we're pretty used to being surrounded by cameras 24/7. Our phones have more computing power than the spacecraft that brought us to the moon,...

Art Expert Restores Painting Of An Unknown Woman From 1618

Paintings from hundreds of years ago are hard to come by outside of museums. When they are found in private collections or elsewhere, they often...

15 Inspirational Quotes Uttered By The World’s Worst People

If you've ever spent any time on Pinterest or Instagram, you know that inspirational quotes are all the rage these days. Typically, these quotes come...