There Are Dimes In Circulation Worth Almost $2 Million And This Is How To Spot Them

Most of us don’t think much about the type of currency we use. Still, as our society has evolved, so has the way we pay for things. For instance, it seems like we hardly ever need to deal with loose coins. But sometimes that change rattling around our pockets is worth more than the metal they’re made with.

15 Disgusting Meals That People In The Middle Ages Actually Loved

A lot has changed since the Middle Ages, and that’s putting it mildly! Advances in healthcare, technology, and more have increased the lifespan of the average person by more than forty years since then. Suffice to say, things are a lot better now.

Amateur Treasure Hunter Metal-Detecting On A Farm Makes The Discovery Of A Lifetime

Every so often you hear about a lucky person discovering a rare artifact that makes them instantly rich. Sure, it may seem like the plot of a fairy tale, but these things can—and do—happen. Just take what happened to one man from Bridport, England.

Man Captures Eerie Footage While Out Alone On Lake Superior

You can hardly light a campfire without someone immediately launching into their favorite ghost story. But for every believer out there, there are just as many skeptics. After all, evidence of the paranormal is often scarce and inconclusive… or is it?

10 Unsolved Mysteries From The Middle Ages That Still Baffle Experts Today

It’s safe to say that everyone loves a good mystery once in a while. From pondering the meaning of life to uncovering details along with our favorite true crime podcasts, we can’t get enough of what we don’t know. Still, some of the most compelling mysteries of all are those from the Middle Ages!

Weird And Downright Ridiculous Medicines That Were Once Completely Acceptable In Society

There’s no question that today’s medical science is more advanced than ever before. While there’s still plenty to be discovered, you’re certainly better off seeing any modern doctor than you would’ve been hundreds—or even decades—ago.

Turns Out There's A Secret Vault Under The Vatican That Might Be Concealing Explosive Information

The Vatican has been the home of the Roman Catholic Church for centuries. Its ancient roots and inherently secretive nature has long inspired the imaginations of passionate conspiracy theorists. But it’s what’s inside the Vatican’s top-secret vaults that catches most of their attention.

Mysterious Box Discovered In Grandparents' House Holds A Decades-Old Secret Nobody Saw Coming

Even though cluttered garages and overstuffed attics can be nightmare fuel for the planet’s tidiest people, there’s no denying that some awesome stuff hides within those mounds of sentimentalized junk. One Imgur user recently discovered exactly that while exploring their grandparents’ home.

Astronaut Who Discovered Treasure Up In Space Managed To Keep It Secret For Almost 50 Years

Even before the space race between the United States and the Soviet Union turned into a full sprint, space exploration was providing us with loads of new information about the universe. The smartest minds in science scrutinized and analyzed every single discovery, big and small. Yet there was one astronaut who discovered something so massive, he didn’t want to share it.

20 Bizarre Items People Discovered Hidden In Their Grandparents' Attics

It’s safe to say that no one on the planet would willingly want to spend their precious weekend cleaning out an old, dusty attic. It’s a tedious, exhausting, and time-consuming chore, after all! Still, there’s always a chance that you could uncover some remarkable treasures under all of those cobwebs.

Ancient Ghost City Was Once Home To 100,000 People Until They All Vanished Practically Overnight

In parts of the globe—like the western United States, for example—there’s no shortage of mysterious ghost towns waiting to be explored. Yet each and every one of them is small potatoes next to a fascinating place nestled in the eastern portion of Turkey. Why’s that? Well, because this place is an entire ghost city.

Woman Whose Husband Vanished 6 Weeks After Their Wedding Learns The Truth 70 Years Later

World War II devastated the planet. Not only did countless families around the globe lose loved ones, but the carnage was so vast and widespread that some never even learned the truth about what really happened to the people they cared about. Such was the case for a Texas woman named Peggy Seale.

The Real Story Of The Man Who Killed Abraham Lincoln's Assassin Is Too Wild For History Books

The assassination of Abraham Lincoln—the beloved 16th President of the United States—by John Wilkes Booth was one of the most significant moments in American history. Only, what relatively few know is that this horrific crime was just the beginning of the story.

17 Totally Bizarre Devices Our Ancestors Actually Had To Use Back In The Day

It’s safe to say that what sets Homo sapiens apart from the rest of the animal kingdom is our ability to invent stuff. From the wheel to the iPad, we don’t just use the tools we’re given—we make better ones! On the other hand, humanity has also had its fair share of trial-and-error moments.

Teen's Response When Asked Why She Shot Up A School Is Beyond Bone-Chilling

Early on January 29, 1979, children started lining up outside of Grover Cleveland Elementary School in San Diego, California. Unbeknownst to them or the school’s staff, a teenaged girl was watching their every move from the dilapidated home she shared with her father across the street.

23 Of History's Most Infamous Objects And Where They Finally Ended Up

Have you ever wondered where some of history’s most important artifacts are kept? From the rifle used to assassinate John F. Kennedy to Anne Frank’s diary, it’s natural to assume they’re being kept safe in museums and the like. Still, memorable pieces of the past could be closer to your home than you think!

20 Photography Firsts That Paint A Fascinating Portrait Of Human History

If not for the invention of the camera, many of the greatest moments in our recent history would’ve been lost forever. What would the world be like without unforgettable images such as the flag being raised over Iwo Jima or the man facing down a tank in Tiananmen Square? Such imagery not only documents what happened, but they help us to inspire change and action elsewhere around the world.

The Story Of The Wealthy Heir Who May Have Been Eaten By Cannibals Is Almost Too Weird To Be True

When you’re the son of a governor, the great-grandson of the world’s richest man, and the heir to a massive fortune, you don’t really need to lift too many fingers to get by in life. Nonetheless, plenty of wealthy heirs attempt to carve out their own legacy—but it doesn’t always end well.

20 Of The Craziest Things That People Really Believed Back In The Dark Ages

Never before  has it been so easy to find information. Thanks to Google and iPhones, nearly everything is just a simple click away. For the majority of human history, however, this hasn’t been the case, and that frequently led to the propagation of some really weird ideas.

Bizarre 1980 Plane Crash That Left A Nation Stunned Is Still Baffling Experts Today

Finding closure after a tragedy is a necessary part of the healing process, but what if that isn’t possible? For the loved ones of missing persons—or those with cases that have long gone cold—the questions they ask themselves can haunt them for a lifetime.

Mastermind Murderer Escapes Capture For Decades While Taunting Police The Whole Time

Getting a roommate is a great idea for those who want to save a little bit of money on rent. It’s also nice to have somebody to share the responsibilities around the house. Unfortunately, finding the right match can sometimes be a complete nightmare.

Mysterious Journal Might Reveal The True Origin Of A Long-Forgotten Grave

History is full of unsolved mysteries. Over the years, archaeologists and researchers have managed to explain some of them, but plenty of answers remain unknown to this day. Luckily, dedicated groups of researchers and scholars have made it their mission to uncover the truth.

World's Largest Meteorite Weights Over 100K Pounds But No One Knows Where It Came From

Very few people realize this, but every day, hundreds of pounds of space rock—we’re talking asteroid pieces, iron, rock, and nickel—falls to the Earth from outer space. By the time it lands, however, it has largely disintegrated, which is why we never see it. At least, that’s what’s supposed to happen.

Local Man Is Stunned When His Collapsed Driveway Reveals A Secret Room Under His House

From the costly to the back-breaking and everything in between, there are a million miserable ways for a homeowner to spend a Saturday. One weekend the living room might need repainting. The next, there are weeds that require pulling or gutters to be cleaned.

Mysterious Object Was Unearthed On The California Shore After Days Of Violent Storms

It’s not uncommon for big storms to take over media outlets for weeks on end. When hurricane season rolls around, everything from NBC to the Weather Channel packs in wall-to-wall coverage knowing that people all over the world will be glued to their screens. In other words, this weather is must-watch news!