Joan A

Joan has a bachelor’s degree in history and loves to share her passion for it through writing. In her spare time she enjoys swimming in her local pool.

Babe Ruth’s “Called Shot” Jersey is Expected to Sell for $30 Million at an Upcoming Auction

The New York Yankees’ jersey worn by baseball legend Babe Ruth in the “Called Shot” game will be offered for sale at an upcoming...

Carlos Kaiser is Soccer’s Most Famous Con Man

Carlos Kaiser is a former Brazilian soccer player who had a career that spanned over 13 years and included stints with more than 10...

Whisky War Was the Most Peaceful War in History

If there is a war that can be called “peaceful”, it is the Whisky War between Denmark and Canada. It lasted almost 50 years,...

“Bite the Bullet” Once Meant Biting an Actual Bullet

You’ve probably heard the phrase “bite the bullet” many times and even used it. It is used to describe a situation in which someone...

Top 5 Facts That Prove Neanderthals Were a Lot Smarter Than We Think

During early research about Neanderthals, scientists concluded that this extinct species of humans were primitive and unintelligent. Later on, as the understanding of Neanderthals...

Teams With the Most FIFA World Cup Victories

With around 1.5 billion people watching from stadiums and TV, the FIFA World Cup is the most popular sports event in history. As such,...