Horse Shoe Brewery, London, circa 1800 On October 17, 1814, in London, England, a strange disaster occurred that took the lives of eight people. A huge vat of beer burst ...

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dollyhaul/flickr Lincoln Logs have been around for almost 100 years, and they’ve been a staple of toy boxes around the world. The inventor of Lincoln Logs even had a connection ...

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Possibly the most dangerous hot dog stand in America at one time In the center of the Pentagon, up until 2006, stood an unassuming building–a hot dog stand. But did ...

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An early picture of the Boeing 727 that later disappeared without a trace RuthAS/Wikimedia A Boeing 727 parked at Quatro de Fevereiro Airport in Luanda, Angola, was boarded by two ...

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A typical, not so dangerous golf course Golf is challenging enough without worrying about what surrounds the course outside the boundaries, but one course in Panmunjom, South Korea, makes playing ...

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On April 27, 1865, the greatest maritime disaster in United States history occurred when a steamboat called the Sultana exploded on the Mississippi River. It was an incident that wasn’t ...

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On September 13, 1985, U.S. Air Force pilot, Major Wilbert “Doug” Pearson, shot down a satellite while piloting an F-15A Eagle fighter aircraft. He became the first pilot ever to ...

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Why a pin? It’s explained at the end of the story Having a dangerous toy that tends to injure the people you’re marketing it to is never a good business ...

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Liquid Paper is the magical stuff that can cover mistakes, but if it weren’t for one woman and her difficulty using an electric typewriter, it might never have been invented. ...

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The United States and the Soviet Union each had programs that took place from the early 1960s to the late 1980s that conducted non-military nuclear detonations that were known as ...

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Youtube/Kym Illman A message in a bottle washed up on the shore of Wedge Island on the western coast of Australia and was found on January 21, 2018. While a ...

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