POSTS BYSTORIES BY MAGGIE WATSON

Drained Paris Canal Reveals A Startling Secret From Napoleon's Past

The Canal Saint-Martin in Paris is one of the city’s oldest and most beautiful waterways. Despite its storied history and undeniable beauty, the centuries-old, 4.5-kilometer canal is also one of the dirtiest, and it has to be periodically cleaned out.

Man Hunting A Tiger Stumbles Onto A Strange Cave With An Incredible Secret Inside

It may be an understatement, but people sure have accomplished some truly amazing things in the name of religion. The frescoes of the Sistine Chapel, for example, are some of the most spectacular pieces of not just religious art, but art in general.

People Are Forbidden From Setting Foot On This Island For A Very Disturbing Reason

Plenty of people dream about visiting a tropical island where they can unwind on the beach and let their worldly worries drift away—a place of beauty safe from the dangers of the world.

Everything Looks Normal In This Security Footage Until This Moves In From The Right

Plenty of people claim to have seen a ghost or two in their lifetimes, and some even allege that they have photos or video evidence of their supernatural encounters. However, whether you believe in ghosts or not, one thing is certain: their existence is extremely hard to prove.

Divers Think Everything Is Normal In The Water Until They Spot This Pile Of Nightmares

The ocean floor is a truly rich and fascinating place. It’s filled with exotic marine life and countless colorful formations of rock and coral.

Man Hears Noises In His Pool And Looks Outside To See A Horrifying Scene

In Tornado Alley, extreme weather conditions are pretty much the norm, and folks who live in places like Oklahoma or Texas are used to running for shelter at the first sign of stormy weather.

Anyone Who Sees One Of These On The Beach Should Keep Their Dog As Far Away As Possible

People come across all sorts of odd things on the beach. Unfortunately, some of these unusual findings are the products of pollution, and they can actually be hazardous to humans and animals who come into contact with them.

30 Photos That Show A Major Disaster Is Coming Our Way Like Nothing We've Never Seen

Global warming is a major problem that’s only getting worse. The industrialization of our society has been depleting the planet’s natural resources for over a century, causing increased pollution and rapidly changing weather patterns.

Here's How To Actually Start A Fire Using Nothing But A Lemon

When you’re out in the middle of the wilderness, safety is always your primary concern. For campers and hikers, this means bringing lots of water and snacks to keep up your strength.

If A Car Is Sinking And There's No One Around To Help, This Crucial Trick Could Save A Life

We depend on our cars to transport our families to and from our destinations, so it’s important that they’re designed with the most advanced safety features possible. But there’s one scenario that most of us are not prepared to handle.

Family Who Buried Their Dog's Ashes In The Backyard Looks Outside To See A Remarkable Sight

When a beloved pet passes away, it’s almost like losing a loved one. As with human family members, we search for a special way to honor our deceased pets’ lives after they’ve gone.

Farmer Knocks Over A Stone And Uncovers The Hidden Entrance To A Thousand-Year-Old Secret

Like the rest of its European compatriots, Scotland is steeped with a colorful, complex history. And no, it isn’t all just the brutal head-lopping found in Bravehart—though there is a great deal of war in the country’s rearview mirror.

Most People Can't Tell The Difference Between These Eggs But It's Actually So Important

Eggs are delicious and can give you the energy to tackle the day, so it’s no wonder why they’re a staple at breakfast tables across America. You can add almost any protein or vegetable to them and it’ll make for a nutritious breakfast to start any day.

Genius Crafter Puts All His Crayons In The Oven And The Results Are Incredible

If you’re a parent, it’s fair to assume you probably have crayons all over your house. Kids love using them to draw all sorts of imaginative pictures and fill in coloring books, and they come in so many fun hues.

Man Trips Over A 'Pile Of Dirt' Before Realizing It Could Actually Make Him Famous

From a colorful sunset to the surprise appearance of an adorable critter, nature always has a way of surprising us. But sometimes, she hits us with something so big that it changes the way we see things… literally.