Many Things We Know About Space Are Just Wrong
Astronauts are weightless in orbit Source: Well, sort of. The only reason you see them floating around in the space shuttle is because the shuttle is actually in free fall with the astronauts inside it. So why don’t they smash into the Earth? Simplistically, they are moving too... Read more
14 Things Ancient People Did That Make Us Happy to Live in the 21st Century
Bright Side has collected a few facts from the past that will definitely make you happy that you live in the 21st century. 14. Hair coloring © wikimedia Women started dying their hair more than 3,000 years ago. But in the past, there were no salons and no special coloring mixtures, which is why ancient women used almost... Read more
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What You Should Know About The Legions Of Ancient Rome
How did they recruit? During the peak of the Roman Empire, the legions of Rome were recruited (voluntarily) from the citizen class and mainly from rural areas, due to their more hardy nature. A letter of recommendation was needed from a noteworthy or influential figure, and bad references could... Read more
Vintage photos of veterans of the Napoleonic Wars, 1858
Life On Other Planets Would’ve Looked Like This (Infographics)
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These Photos Are Way Too Unexplainable Not To Be Scary
At first glance, there might not seem anything off about this picture of a father and child. However, after reviewing the photo, the parents claimed that the child who appears in the background of the picture was not there when it was taken. They have both stated that it’s... Read more
History Still Keeps So Many Unsolved Mysteries… (14 Photos)
The Shroud of Turin Turin 1 Not every ancient mystery is a structure. Sometimes, relics are left behind that have no explanation other than the supernatural. This is one of them. The Shroud of Turin is a piece of linen that’s roughly 14ft x 3ft and it bears a... Read more
Top Legendary Warrior Cultures of Ancient History
The Maori The Maori people settled in New Zealand circa 1280 A.D. and were some of the most vicious and feared warriors in history. These Polynesian warriors believed heavily in the idea of gaining ‘mana’ in combat- specifically through killing and eating the enemy. They were never conquered and... Read more
15 “Scientific’’ Things In Movies That Are Best Taken With a Pinch of Salt
The Martian © 20th Century Fox Andy Weir, author of the bestselling novel “The Martian,” has admitted including this gaffe on purpose — to increase the dramatic effect. © 20th Century Fox Read more about gravity on Mars.   Interstellar © Warner Bros. Explanations from Martin Barstow, President of the Royal Astronomical Society (United Kingdom).... Read more