The King of Denmark Wore a Yellow Star
  • 5 July 2000
The legend of non-Jewish Danes donning yellow stars in solidarity with Jews during the Nazi...
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Massive Stone Age Tunnel Stretches from Scotland to Turkey
  • 16 September 2016
Mysterious underground passages known as "Erdstall" have been found throughout Europe, but there's no evidence...
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What Is Cinco de Mayo?
  • 5 May 2015
The Cinco de Mayo holiday is not a celebration of Mexico's achieving independence from Spain,...
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Four Kings in Deck of Cards Do the kings in a deck of playing cards represent Charlemagne, David, Caesar, and Alexander?
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The Origins of Canada’s Maple Leaf Flag
  • 1 July 2008
The eleven points on the maple leaf of Canada's flag don't represent the number of...
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Death of King Juan Carlos’ Brother Did King Juan Carlos of Spain accidentally kill his brother?
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Was Winston Churchill Born in a Ladies’ Room During a Dance?
  • 18 March 2002
When it comes to trivia, reality often runs a distant second to fascinating apocrypha.
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