POSTS BYSTORIES BY RYAN UNGER

20 Unusual Objects Washed Up On Beaches Around The World That Raise More Questions Than Answers

There are certain things you expect to find when you walk along the beach: colorful seashells, tufts of seaweed, or maybe even a chunk of coral reef. The ocean is home to such a thriving vibrant environment, so it’s not unusual for the sea to gift us with little bits of its beauty.

'Radioactive' Boy Scout's Wild Science Experiment Forced 40,000 People To Evacuate Their Homes

When it comes to science experiments, there are certain things you shouldn’t try without the supervision of professionals. No matter how experienced you might think you are, combining dangerous chemicals can result in horrific outcomes.

20 Fascinating Photos Of Historic American Landmarks While They Were Under Construction

Whenever we think of certain historic landmarks, such as the Statue of Liberty or the Golden Gate Bridge, we get a clear image in our head of exactly what they look like. The pictures are ingrained in our minds, and for good reason. They tell fascinating stories of our country’s history.

Flight Attendants Share Fascinating Details About Airplane Travel That Few Passengers Are Aware Of

Thousands of commercial flights transport passengers all over the world every day. And while soaring through the sky at hundreds of miles an hour seems like a dangerous way to get from one place to another, the men and women who work onboard these flights are highly trained to handle any type of emergency.

22 Actors That Made Next To Nothing For Their Roles In Iconic Films

Hollywood payouts are enough to turn most movie-watchers green with envy. Face it: it’s impossible not to think about how it must feel to wear designer clothes on the red carpet or live in a beachfront mansion. However, not even Hollywood megastars make big bucks every time they step on set.

20 Rare Historical Photos That Show Just How Different The Past Really Was From Modern Life

As the world around us changes rapidly, it can be difficult to picture what life was like many decades ago. Society has gone through such enormous evolutions in the relatively short time humans have inhabited the Earth, but we often get too wrapped up in our own lives to notice.

Man Causes Controversy By Building His 'Mountain Villa' On Top Of A Skyscraper

At some point, you’ve dreamed of designing your perfect home. Most likely, your vision included some surprises, like a zany, one-of-a-kind contraption that would make your house the talk of the town. One man in China had the same desire—but he might have gone a bit too far.

20 Wild Historical Artifacts That Were Uncovered At Construction Sites Completely By Accident

When a construction project kicks off, it’s exciting for everyone involved. Whether it’s a simple home renovation or a massive undertaking involving large crews, knowing the final product is going to look amazing has everyone ready to put in the legwork to get it done.

Fun Cruise Turns Into Family's Darkest Hour Once Their Daughter Vanishes Without A Trace

Most of us have taken a family vacation at some point in our lives. It’s a perfect way to relax and enjoy the wonders of the world with our loved ones. Typically, vacations are an escape from the stresses of everyday life—and the last thing anyone would expect during a carefree few days with their family is to get into serious trouble.

29 Weird Movie Facts That Even The Biggest Film Buffs Find Impossible To Believe

It’s no secret that a lot of effort goes into making movies. For each flick, there are countless people toiling away behind the scenes to perfect every aspect—from set design to costumes to the angles of each camera. This way, once that film finally hits theaters, audiences are truly transported to another world.

Fascinating Facts About Osama Bin Laden's Family Members That Most People Never Knew

Osama bin Laden, former leader of the terrorist organization al-Qaeda, was one of the most recognizable people in the world before his death in 2011. After the 2001 bombing of the World Trade Center, most Americans knew all about this Islamic extremist’s beliefs… but what about where he came from? Who were the people close to him, and what kind of lives did they lead?

Teen Boy Missing For 3 Years Finally Returns Home, But Everything Is Not As It Seems

Whenever a person goes missing, it’s absolutely heartbreaking. Friends and family members want to keep hope alive for as long as possible until they can finally find some type of closure. But, sometimes, the closure they receive is too good to be the actual truth.

20 Surprising Foods That Are Completely Illegal In The United States

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is responsible for ensuring that the food we purchase at restaurants and supermarkets is safe to eat. While it’s generally a good idea to enforce strict guidelines to help keep harmful bacteria and parasites out of our kitchens, not every country operates in this way.

Shadowy U.S. Spy Hub In The Heart Of Australia Is Source Of So Many Twisted Rumors

It’s no secret that certain branches of the military and government need to operate with an extreme level of confidentiality. An all-too-common byproduct of this secrecy, however, is that people tend to dream up all sorts of outlandish theories as to what really goes on inside the most protected bases.

Seemingly Harmless Facebook Post Turns Into A Nightmare For A Group Of Small-Town Friends

Every day, millions of people post all sorts of comments, thoughts, and pictures on their social media profiles. Updating social sites has become so ingrained in our culture that it’s now considered a necessary part of our day-to-day routines.