What Is The Gutenberg Bible?
Developed by German printer Johannes Gutenberg in the 15th Century, the Gutenberg Bible was the first mass produced book.
Auroville - City Of Dawn In Tamil Nadu, India
While some view the experimental township as Utopia realized, others think it to be akin to a cult.
Macedonia Versus FYROM - A Historical Name Dispute
Crown Jewels Of The United Kingdom (Great Britain)
Britain's Crown Jewels are a collection of 141 regal objects housed in either the Jewel House, the Tower of London, or Westminster Palace.
Who Are The Twelve Imams Of Twelver Shia Islam?
Many Shia Muslims believe the last of these 12 successors to Muhammad, Muhammad ibn Hasan al-Mahdi, will rein in a new era of a righteous rule over...
Laos - The Most Heavily Bombed Country On Earth
For 9 years from 1964 to 1973, the U.S. waged a seemingly ceaseless campaign of bombings on the country.
How Does Someone Become A Saint In The Roman Catholic Church?
Beatification and canonization are some of the highest honors a Catholic Christian can attain while on earth.
Peshmerga Of Iraqi Kurdistan
For generations, the Peshmerga have fought to protect and promote Kurdish interests in northern Iraq.
States That Have Voted Republican In The Most Consecutive U.S. Presidential Elections
Every Presidential Election since 1968 has been won by a Republican a the state level in 9 states.
States That Have Voted Democrat In The Most Consecutive U.S. Presidential Elections
With Democrats winning Minnesota every Presidential Election since 1976, the Land Of 10,000 Lakes takes the cake.
Most Athletic Countries By Summer Olympic Medals Per Capita
Among the top 20 countries with the most Summer Olympic medals entering Rio 2016, Finland has the most relative to its population size.
What Is A Swing State In A U.S. Presidential Election?
Swing states are battleground states that can go either way, and thus are especially alluring prizes for Democrats and Republicans alike in their bids...
The Troubles Of Northern Ireland
For three decades, Northern Ireland was beset by a dark era of violence and conflicting nationalistic ideologies.
Which Countries Have Two Or More Capital Cities?
While several nations have two capitals, South Africa has a different capital for its judicial, legislative, and executive branches at the federal...
What Does The Second Amendment To The U.S. Constitution Say?
Perhaps no single sentence in the history of government documents has caused as much disagreement as the 2nd Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
What Is A Coup D'Etat?
A coup is a forceful overthrow of a government, and the instatement of new governance in its place.
Oldest Public High Schools In The United States Still In Use
While some began as private institutions, today each of these centuries-old schools continue to serve as public schools.
Oldest People Ever Confirmed To Live
Jeanne Calment of France was the oldest well-document person ever known. Emma Morano is the only person on the list still living as of July of 2016.
Largest Uncut Diamonds Ever Found
The Sergio diamond discovered in Brazil in 1895 weighed an astounding 3,150 carats uncut.