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The Kodiak Queen: A Naval Ship’s New Life

In Spring 2017, British businessman Richard Branson intentionally sunk a decorated naval ship, the Kodiak Queen (previously the YO-44) off the shore of Virgin Gorda, a part of the British Virgin Islands (BVI)...

Understanding The Great Boston Molasses Flood of 1919

Ninety-nine years ago, on an unseasonably warm January day, 2 million gallons of black, sticky molasses flooded the streets in Boston’s North End neighborhood. This deadly wave resulted in 21 people dead and...

A Brief History of the Fitness Industry

Today’s gyms have something for everyone, and you can find people of all ages there at any given time. But the gym has evolved a lot over the years and, in fact, centuries. What is now about running, pumping...

Category - Culture

Looking for some fun facts, interesting histories, or incredible stories? Humans and human stories are fascinating. Join us as we explore mankind’s earliest relationships with petroleum, industry, technology, and everything in-between.

How do Matches Light?

With the arrival of winter, you may be happy to light your fireplace, candles, or even an outdoor firepit to sit around with friends and family. Finding ways to light these small, convenient, and controlled fires that...