CULTURE

22 Childhood Photo Recreations That Prove Some Families Will Never Change

Looking through old family photos is like taking a trip down memory lane. There’s something about them that makes us want to go back in time and relive those moments of yore, if only it were possible!

6 Decades After America's Boldest Prison Escape, An Anonymous Letter Might Finally Have Answers

Most of us will never find ourselves behind bars, but those of us that do will have to serve out our sentences, counting down the days until freedom. Some prisoners, however, aren’t so patient.

Determined Journalist Used Social Media To Hunt Down Man That Took Her Brother's Life Decades Ago

Losing a loved one is never easy. The unspeakable pain of grief can be hard to ever move past completely. But, having a loved one’s life taken from them by the hands of another is even more unimaginable.

20 Stories From The Witness Protection Program That Went Terribly Wrong

We’ve all seen movies where some Average Joe testifies in a high-profile case and has to enter the Witness Protection Program. Agents in sunglasses hand him a box containing his new identity. A limo whisks him away to an unknown location. He starts a new life, with none of his neighbors aware of his dark past.

20 Hilarious Times That Bakers Messed Up Cakes For Special Events In Spectacular Fashion

Cakes are often the centerpiece of any party. When nestled between the chips and salsa, colorful cakes let everyone in the room know there’s a big event coming —something to stick around for. But not all cakes send the same message.

Woman Fights After Legal Loophole That Allows A Total Stranger To Seize Family's Entire Life Savings

We all make certain assumptions about retirement. As conventional knowledge goes, saving enough money and planning ahead will keep you happy and independent throughout your golden years.

Workers That Pry Open Ancient Tomb Are Quickly Met With A Chilling Sight They Can't Explain

Egypt is certainly a country full of historical riches. They have the pyramids, the Sphinx, and countless numbers of ancient tombs that have significance to scientists and researchers worldwide. Still to this day, experts are uncovering new discoveries.

City Of Cleveland's Attempt To Break A World Record Quickly Ends In An Unforeseen Calamity

Marketing a city is a tall task. Leadership must highlight all the city offers travelers while showing those looking to relocate that they can make a buck and raise a family. So, in 1986, one city conducted an eye-catching publicity stunt.

20 People Share Hysterical Vacation Photos From Disastrous Trips They Lived To Regret

To the overworked and over-stressed, nothing sounds better than a vacation. After all, lounging at the free continental breakfast always beats rushing out the door—protein bar in hand—to make the first of many meetings at the office…right?

Clever Men Demonstrate Ancient Fishing Techniques That Put More Modern Methods To Shame

Ahh… fishing. So many people enjoy the experience of casting a line out in the hopes of catching the biggest or most unique fish out there. It’s even meditative in its own way; just you and nature.

Undercover Agents Catch Smugglers In A Sting Before Seeing The Contraband's Incomparable Value

When it comes to the proper home for a historical treasure, Indiana Jones said it best: “It belongs in a museum!” Unfortunately, there are plenty of selfish criminals out there looking to seize these one-of-a-kind objects for profit.

19 Wild Situations That Really Happened On 'American Pickers' That Most Fans Aren't Aware Of

Somehow, the History Channel’s American Pickers charmed the world. Viewers saw hosts Frank Fritz and Mike Wolfe travel the United States, buying forgotten and stored-away Americana from collectors and hoarders alike… but viewers didn’t see everything.

FBI Tears Down The Walls In A Suspect's Home Before Their Worst Fears Are Finally Confirmed

Starting a small business is no easy feat. Keeping it running long enough so that it can actually start earning a profit and support the owner is nothing to sneeze at, either!

Town Makes A Pact To Get Rid Of A Bully Once And For All And Keeps It Quiet For Over 30 Years

Sometimes we have to go to extreme lengths in order to solve a problem. Many times, it’s not an ideal path to relief, but if it’s the only way to rid something, then it’s a path that must be taken.

20 Celebrities That Were Present For Momentous Events That Changed The Course Of History

Most of us only get to read about history, not be a part of it. At the right place and time, however, even the most ordinary individual can shape the course of human existence.

21 Unmistakable Houses From Beloved TV Shows And Films That People Can Actually Visit

In many cases, the most important character in a movie or show is the setting. That’s why directors take such great care in finding the perfect locations for their projects, and their choices have transformed anonymous buildings into iconic cultural sites.

20 Objects And Animals That Are Way Bigger In Person Than Most People Are Aware

Whether it’s a national landmark seen with our own eyes for the first time or an animal seen only on TV, we’ve all been stunned by the sheer size of something. It’s almost impossible to size something up accurately without first seeing it in person—but these photos make it happen…

20 Little-Known Uses For Table Salt That Prove It's Great For Way More Than Just Cooking

Salt is a basic staple in any kitchen, but did you know that it can do a whole lot more besides making food taste delicious? In fact, it’s so useful that you might as well start carrying it everywhere you go.

Grandfather Sees Note Written On His Meal Receipt And Quickly Feels Sick To His Stomach

Dinner with the family should be a relaxing experience. When you’ve got good food and good conversation, there’s little more you can ask for. A man from New York, however, recently had a night out that scarred him for life.

Divers Uncover Long-Sunken Shipwreck Containing 'Cargo' That Tells A Truly Chilling Tale

Everybody dreams of finding buried treasure, but only a few ever succeed. Even so, these discoveries are rarely as straightforward as you might expect. You have to be careful about what you dig up.

20 True Stories Of Mermaid Encounters Throughout History That May Prove They're Real

When we think of mermaids, we categorize them the same way we do Bigfoot, the Loch Ness monster, or even paranormal entities. Most of us have never seen them with our own eyes, so quite frankly, it’s difficult to believe they exist.

20 Science Fiction-Inspired Technologies That Have Changed Our World In Immeasurable Ways

In this golden age of technology, it seems like new breakthroughs and advancements are being made every day. While some of these innovations are completely unique to their creators, many of the gadgets and devices we use daily were inspired by works of fiction.

20 Genius Uses For Dish Soap That Prove It's Good For Way More Than Cleaning Cookware

Dawn dish soap is a household staple that many use to fight grease and stubborn food remnants on dishes. It’s number one because it cleans like no other while keeping our hands moisturized and protected.

20 Weird Underwater Phenomena From Around The World That Rational Science Still Can't Explain

While science has allowed us to explore most of the planet, remarkably, our oceans remain vastly unexplored. Thankfully, new discoveries through modern technology continue to help advance our knowledge of the blue planet every day.

Heartbreaking Story Of 'Man In The Hole' Living Alone In The Amazon Rainforest For Over 20 Years

It’s nearly impossible for us to imagine being disconnected from society. With the push of a button, we can interact with people on the opposite side of the globe. Yet remarkably, there are still a number of individuals who remain disconnected from the outside world.