The First Animals in Space
Many animals were launched into space before astronauts to test the survivability.
St. Lucia Day - Holidays Around the World
St. Lucia's Day is celebrated on December 13th.
The Romantic History of Gretna Green
How a small Scottish town became one of the world's top wedding destinations.
What Are The Major Schools Of Buddhism?
The Theravāda and the Mahāyāna are the two major schools of Buddhism.
Best Selling Book Series
These book series have collectively sold more than 100 million copies.
What Is the Oldest University in the US?
Despite some controversy, Harvard is often considered to be the oldest American university.
Prevalence Of Child Marriage In The Different Regions Of The World
The highest percentage of women married prior to attaining adulthood is found in South Asia.
What Are Yule Lads?
Yule Lads originated from Iceland fork tales.
Christmas - Holidays Around the World
As Christmas is now a global trend, different countries have different styles of celebrating Christmas.
Joseph Haydn - Famous Composers in History
Joseph Haydn was an Austrian composer who made significant contributions in chamber music and musical form.
What Is Sumo?
Originating in Japan, sumo wrestling is a contact sport in which two wrestlers try to force the other to the ground or out of a ring.
Australia's Same Sex Marriage Vote
As of December 9th, 2017 same-sex marriage is legal in Australia.
Franz Schubert - Famous Composers in History
Although Franz Schubert died before his 32nd birthday, he left behind over 1,500 works.
The #MeToo Movement
"MeToo" is a phrase used on social media to condemn sexual assault and harassment.
What is Bonfire Night?
Various celebrations fall under the term "Bonfire Night".
What is Tachycardia?
Tachycardia is a heart rate faster than 100 beats per second.
The Most Expensive Paintings Ever Sold
Record smashing sale prices of the world's most expensive paintings.
What is the Victoria Cross?
Victoria Cross is the highest honorary award for gallantry a British soldier can achieve.
What Is the Blue Cross?
Blue Cross is an American medical insurance provider.