Brandon Carter

ANCIENT HISTORY

10 Mysterious Ancient Inventions Science Still Can’t Explain

Googling “mysterious ancient discoveries” or “unexplained ancient inventions” leads to dozens of sites listing artifacts supposedly so baffling the only possible answer could be aliens, time travel, the paranormal, the Iluminati, or aliens. Wait – did we already mention aliens? Sorry: they’re a go-to explanation for anything apparently too sophisticated, weird, or “out-of-place” for “humans figured …

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12 Genetic Mutations That Can Arise from Incest

  Incest is a taboo in pretty much every culture around the world, but it wasn’t always so. Nobles and royals used to try to keep royal blood pure by marrying people they were related to; Egyptians rulers, in particular, would often marry their siblings or even their own children. This gave us a glimpse of the serious …

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Fort Knox Is So Mysterious And Heavily Guarded, Only One US President Has Ever Been Inside

Fort Knox Is So Mysterious And Heavily Guarded, Only One US President Has Ever Been Inside

What is Fort Knox? Located in Kentucky, Fort Knox is a United States Army base that’s home to most of the US’s gold reserves. It’s one of the most inaccessible places in the world and is so secure it once housed the Declaration of Independence and Bill of Rights. It also has a serious reputation …

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Famous Couples Who Were High School Sweethearts

21 Famous Couples Who Were High School Sweethearts

This list of famous people who married their high school sweethearts is loosely ranked by fame and popularity. Celebrities are not exactly known for long-lasting relationships, but this list is about to add some nuance to that stereotype. This compilation of couples ranges from athletes, to politicians, to actors, to musicians, who started dating when …

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Hunter S. Thompson's Iconic and Famous Friends

Hunter S. Thompson’s Iconic and Famous Friends

They say you can judge a man by his five closest friends, that you are the company you keep. To say that the company Hunter S. Thompson kept was prolific would be quite the understatement. The man lived life, and lived it hard. As such he met many fascinating, brilliant, creative, insightful, powerful and historic …

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45 of Your Childhood Crushes (Then and Now)

You remember the days: sitting in front of the TV wondering which outfit Kelly Kapowski would wear today in her efforts to draw more attention that Zach Morris’s 20-pound cell phone. Those amazingly hot teen/pre-teen/eternally teen actresses of the ’80s and ’90s paraded around in their cut-off shorts and tank tops and made it generally …

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Vintage Health Ads That Actually Give Horrible Advice

Vintage Health Ads That Actually Give Horrible Advice

These vintage health ads are a boatload of crazy. Sure, during every one of your favorite television shows you’re likely to see at least one pharmaceutical commercial with a motor mouthed announcer running through a mile of copy about the side effects of whatever medicine he or she is shilling, but they don’t hold a …

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