To keep inhabitants of sunny California from becoming too smug, we've put together a shortlist of California’s most infamous serial killers to date.
Think the 1950s were all sock hops and suburban housewives? Think again! Scroll down to see a few of the coolest black and white photos from the 1950s.
Let's take a stroll through 19th century Helsinki with these amazing photographs from the late 1800s.
Author Joel Willans talks icebreakers with maritime historian Aaro Sahari. We learn that Finland was a very isolated place before year-round open waterways.
Finnish summers are short and sweet, but they sure can be spectacular! It's important to enjoy every single second of them before the long dark winter comes once again. In Finland, summer appreciation has been turned into an art form -- nobody soaks up the sun like the Finns do. Need some proof? Just take a look at these historical photos of Finns loving the Helsinki summer. Take notes, because you just might learn a thing or two.
In 1928, Otto Frederick Rohwedder gave the world the invention that all future inventions would be cheekily compared to: sliced bread. His revolutionary bread-slicing machine made such an impact that it inspired the popular idiom “the best thing since sliced bread”. Despite the idiom, we aren't quite as impressed these days by sliced bread -- yet many 1920s inventions really did change the world forever.
Finland celebrates independence day on December 6 by watching a stuffy ball on TV. Read on for some more weird independence day traditions around the world.
While we're all familiar with the modern version of the snowmobile, it turns out it has a long and colourful history, spanning more than a century. To celebrate this we're taken a trip down a memory lane and unearthed the coolest snow transports of all time. Wrap up warm and enjoy the ride!
Think of great coffee drinking nations and you'll probably think of Italians supping their cappuccinos or the Spanish enjoying cortados. You'll be surprised to hear then that Finns are, in fact, the world’s number one coffee drinkers, enjoying an incredible 12 kilos of the black stuff per year.