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Europe

Mozart: Biography, Facts, And Things You Didn't Know Ab...

January 27, 2021

Posthumous portrait of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, 1819. (Barbara Krafft/Wikimedia Commons) Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart only lived to be 35 years old, but in his bri...

These Escaped Mutant Crayfish Clones Have Overtaken A B...

October 30, 2020

(David Gerke/Wikimedia Commons) This may sound like a B-movie from the 1950s, but no, right here in 2020, mutant crayfish are wreaking havoc on a Belgian ceme...

Thirty Years' War: History, Events, Timeline, And Death...

October 26, 2020

Batalla de Rocroi, 1643. (Augusto Ferrer-Dalmau/Wikimedia Commons) The Thirty Years' War is one of the least-discussed European conflicts despite the fact tha...

Elizabeth Báthory: The West's Most Legendary Serial Kil...

May 15, 2020

One of the most prolific alleged serial killers who's ever lived, Elizabeth Báthory, had the perks of timing and aristocracy on her side. This Hungarian nob...

Mount Etna: Europe’s Fire-Breathing Monster

June 13, 2019

The Etna Volcano erupts from the south-east crater, spewing lava and ash on December 22, 2018 in Catania, Italy. Source: (Photo by Fabrizio Villa/Getty Images) In recent d...