6 Common Things That Were Once Banned

Some things that we take for granted today used to be illegal. They were banned, even though they were pretty much harmless. Often, those responsible for these laws had motives other than the stated purposes of the bans.The once-banned items on this … [Continue reading]

7 Important Things That Were Invented By Women

Throughout history, most of the world’s leaders, philosophers, and inventors have been men. Yet many things we know and love today were actually created by women.Whether these items are fun or absolutely pivotal to our daily lives, inventions by … [Continue reading]

8 Unbelievably Expensive Abandoned Mansions

Some of the world's priciest properties have been forsaken by their owners, including royal residences, grand country houses and luxurious ranches. Take a look at eight of the most fabulous forgone houses worth millions, from Prince Andrew and … [Continue reading]

6 Fruits, Nuts, And Vegetables That Were Man-Made

Some of the fruits, nuts, and vegetables we eat today are man-made hybrids. They were created through selective breeding, a process whereby only plants with favorable traits are replanted. In rare instances, insects were responsible for creating the … [Continue reading]

6 Little-Known Space Discoveries Of 2018

While we are about to start a new year, 2018 has been a great year for science, especially for astronomy and space engineering. Experts and scientists have made many space discoveries and advances, some of which have attracted worldwide attention. … [Continue reading]

6 Drugs That Could Be Growing In Your Garden

Ever wondered what that strange-looking plant sticking out of your front porch was? This list will outline a bunch of frankly bizarre drugs that, depending on where you live, you may just find on your morning walk, if not in your own backyard. Some … [Continue reading]

5 Rare Old Medicines That Had Horrific Side Effects

Medicine has come a long way from the “good old days” of garlic-filled masks and astringent herbal teas. Even in relatively recent times, drugs have been used which have horrific effects on the human body. But—and this is a big but—they can and often … [Continue reading]

5 Strange Syndromes That Only Affect Animals

There are lots of ailments that affect humans. But what about animals? As it turns out, they have their own afflictions, too, and they can be just as strange, or downright ridiculous, as anything that strikes us. For example, the syndrome that causes … [Continue reading]

5 Checklist Points For Home Inspections

Learn what to expect from an inspection and tips to make sure your inspector doesn't overlook defects. Keeping your home clean and free of clutter will ensure the inspector can easily access all rooms. While inspectors provide a vital service, both … [Continue reading]

6 Flourishing Tiny House Communities

Looking to live differently? Opting to forego a traditional house or apartment for a home the size of a typical American living room would certainly be a change. If that sounds like heaven, consider a tiny house. People are attracted to tiny living … [Continue reading]