Scottish housewife Helen Duncan was arrested in 1944 and appears to be the last person ever convicted in the U.K. of witchcraft. Some think it was to keep her from discovering D-Day secrets with magic. Happily, they didn't...Read More
Lions are the only truly social cat species, and usually every female in a pride, ranging from 5 to 30 individuals, is closely related.
One seeming constant about dragons is that they love to horde treasure. This tale seems to have started with the tale of Sigurd, the dwarf Regin, and the Dragon Fafnir. Fafnir and Sigurd were brothers, but Fafnir was ...Read More
St. Nicholas was bishop of the Turkish town of Myra in the early fourth century. It was the Dutch who first made him into a Christmas gift-giver, and Dutch settlers brought him to America where his name eventually became ...Read More
There are three sets of letters on the standard typewriter and computer keyboards which are in alphabetical order, reading left to right. They are f-g-h, j-k-l, and o-p.
When Napoleon wore black silk handkerchiefs around his neck during a battle, he always won. At Waterloo, he wore a white cravat and lost the battle.