Russia Goes Into A State Of Emergency Every Year For This Nightmare Of Biblical Proportions

There’s a reason the American midwest is called “the Heartland.” With parries and farms stretching as far as the eye can see, there are resources aplenty—and it’s those resources that keep a country’s blood pumpin’. All said, there’s no overstating the importance of farmland to a nation.

The Case Of The Bell Witch Haunting Is More Terrifying Than Any Horror Film

Most of us learn at a relatively young age that supernatural spookiness isn’t real. Sure, it’s fun to watch and read about tall tales, but there aren’t too many parents telling their kids that there might actually be a monster under their bed.

Miners Uncover A Stunning Underground Treasure Trove Full Of Bizarre Glowing Rocks

Usually when you think about an underground mine, you only really imagine what comes out of them. Sure, mines may be where we go to retrieve coal and diamonds, but there’s a lot more to mining as a profession than many of us realize.

Anyone Who Ever Sees This In A Cemetery Should Run In The Other Direction Fast

Unless you’re there to mourn a loved one, the one emotion that you probably associate the most with cemeteries is fear. For some, there’s no getting around the fact that graveyards are literally stretches of land filled with… well, you know… dead people.

9 Genius Ways To Reuse Old Plastic Bottles Around The House

Countless plastic bottles are consumed every single day around the world. They’re a regular part of modern life—in fact, about one million plastic bottles are purchased every minute—but that doesn’t mean they can’t still cause problems.

Man Who Buys A Dresser For $100 Finds A Secret Drawer With Something Astonishing Inside

While everyone would love to make some decent cash from their used valuables, it’s often more convenient to just give them away. That’s part of the reason why garage sales and yard sales are such great places to find decent items at bargain prices.

The Real History Behind Pez Dispensers Will Come As A Huge Surprise

Childhood and candy seem to just about go hand-in-hand. Sure, it’s unhealthy, but that doesn’t change the fact that many kids out there really crave sweets. That’s why so much sugary stuff seems to be marketed to a younger audience.

Teen Opening A Gift From Grandpa Is In Total Disbelief When She Looks Inside

It’s safe to say that most kids prefer material items for their birthday and holiday presents. Of course, as they grow older, they come to appreciate gifts that are a bit less tangible—but more meaningful.

These Were Considered The Most Beautiful Women Of The Edwardian Era

Beauty standards are constantly changing. The most beautiful people in the present-day United States, for example, might not have been able to get a modeling contract if they were to be transported to, say, ancient Greece!

15th-Century British Fort Was Built For A Surprisingly Adorable Purpose

England is full of breathtaking—and mysterious—structures whose purposes are definitively tied to the country’s storied history. From the Tower of London to Stonehenge, there’s no shortage of incredible sites that offer an incomparable peek into the past for residents and visitors alike.

Nanny's Gut Tells Her Something's Wrong, And The Chilling Security Footage Proves Her Right

Nannies play an important role in the lives of the families that employ them. Yet, unless you know a real-life Mary Poppins, it’s not always easy to trust a non-family member with such an important job.

Shed Collapses On Father's Head, But His Kids Know Exactly What To Do

Most parents can’t help but be a little overprotective when it comes to their children. While plenty of kids are smart and capable, they still have so much to learn. That doesn’t mean they can’t surprise you, though.

Man Plants Seeds In the Same Spot Every Day For 38 Years With Breathtaking Results

All over the world, we can see growing evidence that our planet is changing. From melting polar ice caps to the smog in Los Angeles, it’s obvious that something needs to be done… and fast.

26 Foods We've All Been Eating Wrong This Entire Time

So much of what we do in our daily lives can quickly start to feel like second nature. From waking up right before our alarm clocks to the way we tie our shoes, we’re all creatures of habit.

23 Of The Weirdest Photos Ever Snapped On Public Transportation During Rush Hour

More often than not, working in a metropolitan area means taking public transit to work every day. It’s tough to adjust to, however, and bus and train commutes can really sap your energy.