5 Average People Who Became Rulers By Sheer Chance

5 Average People Who Became Rulers By Sheer Chance

by Pauli Poisuo - Some people daydream about what it would mean to be royalty. These folks happened into it by complete accident.

Weird, Unexpected Origins Of 5 Common Things

Weird, Unexpected Origins Of 5 Common Things

by Jordan Breeding - You think you at least have a rough idea of where common stuff comes from … but then when you look at the history books, things get weird.

5 Millionaires Who Started Out Homeless And Broke

5 Millionaires Who Started Out Homeless And Broke

by Pauli Poisuo - “Rags to riches” stories are awesome, but these people are on a whole other level. We’re talking about straight-up homeless people who made fortunes.

5 Board Games With Dark Pasts

5 Board Games With Dark Pasts

by Jordan Breeding - Some of our most innocent games come with fairly dark backstories. Like the time Scrabble had to remove 200 offensive words from their official dictionary.

The Unexpected Origins Of 5 Common Practices

The Unexpected Origins Of 5 Common Practices

by Jordan Breeding - Most of the time, it’s pretty obvious why we started a lot of our routines and traditions. And then there are these things.