Articles

In mid-2018, Chris Martin was having his UK home renovated when he discovered a World War II bunker in his back garden. The two-room concrete bunker found at the Middlesbrough home was large enough to hold up to 50 people. Martin plans to turn the bunker into an office or wine cellar. He isn’t the
0 Comments
It is not common for fish to hunt land animals because sea and land creatures are rarely adapted to survive in the other’s territory. Even at that, land animals are likelier to go into the water to hunt sea animals. However, it sometimes happens in the reverse, with fish coming on land to hunt land
0 Comments
In some ways, prisoners actually get a better deal than you do. It’s not just the fashionable orange jumpsuits or the active sex life that is always so thoroughly enjoyed by one of the two inmates involved. In a lot of very important ways, we actually take much better care of prisoners than we do
0 Comments
Belgium is a tiny country nestled between the Netherlands, Germany, and France. As a result, Belgium is home to one large community of Dutch-speakers, known as the Flemish, an equally large community of French-speakers, called the Walloons, and a small community of German-speakers. Despite its size, Belgium was once a colonial power that ruled the
0 Comments
The word of the Holy Bible isn’t always as clear-cut as we’d like it to be. It didn’t fall from the sky, bound in leather, with every word in perfect English. Instead, it’s something countless scribes have spent thousands of years deciphering, working off age-old manuscripts that don’t always say the same things. They don’t
0 Comments
The story of the Amber Room has all of the elements of an Indiana Jones film: the bounty of kings, the spoils of war, theft by dastardly Nazis, a tireless search by the Soviet Union, mysterious deaths, and a priceless treasure waiting to be found. Construction of the opulent “Eighth Wonder of the World” began
0 Comments
Drones have drastically changed the way we explore the skies and film breathtaking landscapes. As much as this revolutionary product changes our lives, however, it can pose a threat if it’s used for sinister purposes. It’s disturbing to discover all the things that criminals can do with technology as advanced as this. With drones, they
0 Comments
Churches are synonymous with Christianity. We often think of churches as places of worship for Christians even though there are churches that are not targeted at that group. These non-Christian churches are dedicated to the worship of other gods or humans or might not even be involved in the worship of any god at all.
0 Comments
The comma is a punctuation mark of mystery. Its precise origin is unknown, and debating its current meaning is practically a full-time job for self-appointed grammar police. However, English majors are far from the only ones affected by the comma. The US government pays millions of dollars in extra taxes because of bad grammar. Rappers
0 Comments
In the 1950s, there was a real danger afoot. The Communists, as our brave senators warned us, had infiltrated the governments of the democratic world. And they’d brought with them their most powerful weapon: the gays. As Senator Kenneth Wherry told the American people, “Only the most naive could believe that the Communists’ fifth column
0 Comments
Fossils are all we have to prove that dinosaurs ever existed. There are two types of fossils. The first are body parts like bones and teeth that we often associate with fossils today. The second are traces like teeth marks, footprints, and excreta. Over the years, we have unearthed some really interesting fossils frozen in
0 Comments
The Rajneesh movement made its way to Oregon in 1981 and was led by Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh. The religious cult made national news after engaging in immigration fraud, busing homeless people to their commune, and perpetrating the largest bioterrorism attack in US history in an attempt to overthrow local government leaders. The group had several
0 Comments
Burying people has been a common way of dealing with the dead across the world and throughout history. However, there is much variety within burials. Social, religious, and cultural norms often decide how individuals are placed, whether they have burial goods, and what they are buried in (e.g., stone tombs or wooden coffins). Even with
0 Comments