Pedro Álvares Cabral

Pedro Álvares Cabral: the Portuguese explorer who discovered Brazil

The Portuguese explorer Pedro Álvares Cabral discovered Brazil. He was born in Belmonte, between 1460 and 1470, and died in Santarém, in the year...
Portuguese explorers

10 Portuguese explorers who changed the world

There was a time when the Portuguese dominated the seas and set out to discover and conquer new worlds. The Portuguese explorers were responsible...
Catherine the Great

The strange story about Catherine the Great and her horse

There is a well-known legend surrounding Empress Catherine the Great of Russia, and it involves a horse. The myth is that Catherine was crushed...
Lies in American History

28 of the Biggest Lies in American History

  Even the idea of “fake news” being a relatively new phenomenon is, well, fake news. Our country was founded on fake news, and our...