The Chrysler Turbine is incredibly rare; Only 55 were produced during its test runs, 46 of which were melted into scrap.
Nuclear Weapon Reduction
Nine countries currently have nuclear weapons: the US, UK, Russia, France, China, India, Pakistan, Israel and North Korea.
Peter Jansen Wessel Tordenskiold
He just wanted a fair fight.
Magic Wands in Early Christian Art
Jesus commonly appears on ancient Christian sarcophagi in the role of a magician.
Russian Schools in Push to Give Students Army Training
In 2019, Russia's Education Ministry published a set of methodological guidelines again calling for nationwide lessons on the AK-47 to foster patriotism.
The Wise Wives of Weinsberg
A surrender allowed the women to leave with whatever they could carry, so the women lifted their husbands onto their shoulders.
What Does Trencher Mean?
A trencher is a type of tableware, commonly used in medieval cuisine. It was originally a flat round of bread used as a plate, upon which the food could be placed to eat.
First College Football Game New Jersey at Rutgers
On November 6, 1869, what many consider to be the first collegiate football game was played between Rutgers College and College of New Jersey.
The Louvre Fortress
Paris's Musée du Louvre was originally a fortress, built in 1190, to protect Parisians against Viking attacks.
The Sacred Band of Thebes
The Sacred Band of Thebes was an elite troop of select Theban soldiers, consisting of 150 pairs of male lovers, in the century BC.
Microwave Oven Was Invented by Accident
Percy Spencer was working on radar technology at Raytheon when a chocolate bar melted in his pocket. That gave him an idea for an invention.
Ketchup Was Once Used as Medicine
In 1834, Dr. John Cooke Bennet added tomatoes to ketchup and claimed his recipe could cure diarrhea, indigestion, jaundice, and rheumatism.