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10 Famous Preserved Corpses

The most fascinating preserved bodies and mummies. Spoiler: your mum isn't anywhere on here.
By Wesley Cunningham-Burns
+ Travel

New Harry Potter Themed Ride Coming To Universal Orlando Resort

Dragon Challenge to be replaced by new coaster experience.
By Jen Gallie

10 Unbelievable Stories About Area 51

The truth is in here. Sort of.
By Adam Clery
+ Celebrity

10 Most Bizarre Ways To Become Famous

Some are born weird, some achieve weirdness, and some have weirdness thrust upon them.
By Jack Morrell
+ Travel

10 Extreme Airport Runways You Won't Believe Exist

Beaches, ice, mountain cliffs. Only the bravest of all pilots land here.
By Jen Gallie
+ History

10 Bizarre Things We Used To Believe

Beliefs that make you look back at humanity with shame and embarrassment.
By Wesley Cunningham-Burns
+ History

10 Fascinating Historical Artefacts (That Weren't Real)

Is this a blagger I see before me?
By Ben Counter
+ Travel

8 Things You Should Do When Planning A Group Trip To Universal Orlando Resort

Let us help you take the stress out of planning for your vacation.
By Jen Gallie
+ History

10 Legendary Manhunts

They fought the law and for the most part the law won.
By Wesley Cunningham-Burns

10 Sure Fire Ways To Annoy The Hell Out Of A Quizmaster

Want to be a better person at your local pub quiz? Then here's what not to do.
By Jody Jamieson
+ Film

D23: Disney Reveals First Look Photos Of Star Wars Land Models

That's no moon... it's a theme park!
By James Hunt
+ Sport

10 Ludicrous Sports You've Probably Never Heard Of

What the hell are they playing at?
By Jack Morrell
+ Cars

Volvo Trucks Pull Off World's Largest Unboxing!

Three-year old Joel Jovine breaks the Guinness World Record!
By Volvo Trucks
+ History

10 Everyday Inventions That Exist Thanks To War

War, it turns out, is good for making people invent things that millions use every day.
By Ben Counter

10 Famous Photographs That Fooled Everyone

Learn the full stories behind some of the world's most famous images.
By Tom Butler

10 Most Underrated Board Games You Should Play

Fun for the whole family and sometimes family friends.
By Wesley Cunningham-Burns

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10 Hidden Details You Never Noticed In Famous Paintings

Blink and you'll miss them, squint and you'll catch them.
By Wesley Cunningham-Burns
+ Science

5 Insane Sci-Fi Ideas Of The Space Age

Wacky, weird, and out of this world.
By Ryan Geller
+ Food

8 Foods That Don't Come From Where You Think

You know where the food is going, but where is it coming from?
By Wesley Cunningham-Burns
+ Science

5 Things You Should Know About Nuclear Fallout

It's really not like the game at all...
By Wesley Cunningham-Burns
+ History

8 Eerie Works Of Architecture

You shouldn't look at a building and get a sudden escapable feeling of dread, but sometimes...
By Wesley Cunningham-Burns

10 Utterly Fascinating Cults

People believe in some very strange things. And a lot of them are about aliens.
By Wesley Cunningham-Burns

Disney To Remove Bride Auction Scene From Pirates Of The Caribbean Ride

Sexism keelhauled by the House of Mouse.
By Mark Langshaw
+ Sport

10 Most Unique Sports You Won't Believe Exist

Whether it's on horseback, in pantaloons or on a pole these are sports you should see at least once.…
By Wesley Cunningham-Burns
+ History

10 Inventors Who Hated Their Own Creations

People who look back on their work with embarrassment wishing life had an undo button.
By Wesley Cunningham-Burns
+ Music

13 Great Songs About Death

In life, only birth, death and taxes are guaranteed. Yet only one of these are actually interesting.…
By Steven Hooke
+ Arts

8 Hidden Secrets In The Mona Lisa

Pregnancies, horses and high cholesterol, oh my!
By Tom Baker
+ Celebrity

10 Weirdest Celebrity Conspiracy Theories You Won't Believe

Celebrities; they're just like us. Unless they're a mutant lizard sent to Earth to eat garbage.
By Jake Black
+ Film

10 Actors Who Received Death Threats For Insane Reasons

There's no good reason for a death threat, but these actors were threatened for crazy reasons.
By Jake Black

5 Board Game Characters That Need Backstories

Forget Mr Moneybags, which board game characters need a deeper persona piecing together?
By Mike Tapp