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The Hitchhiking Robot Which Failed to Make It Across the US

In July 2015, developers in the US conducted a social experiment, whereby they want to immerse a robot into society. The plan was to send the robot, known as HitchBOT, from Boston all the way across America. However, unfortunately, the trial lasted approximately two-weeks due to a spiteful act of vandalism.

The Man Who Defied the Odds and Survived Two Atomic Bombs

Back in August of 1945, engineer Tsutomu Yamaguchi fell victim to two atomic attacks within the space of just four days. United States’ B-29 bombers whizzed over both Hiroshima and Nagasaki, dropping 22-kiloton plutonium bombs in the process. Miraculously, Yamaguchi survived both of them and was able to reveal his frightening World War 2 experiences.

You Might Be Related to Genghis Khan

Genghis Khan was one of the greatest warlords of all time, ruling over an empire that rivaled that of Alexander the Great. Rising up from the role of a tribesman to become the ruler who was savage in his war practices, raping and murdering all those who stood in his path, his empire lasted for 150 years after his death—but his legacy continues to this day.

The War Between Georgia And North Carolina

After the Revolutionary War, Georgia and North Carolina fought over a remote stretch of land called the Orphan Strip. In 1804, Georgia set up the area as Walton County and, in the course of trying to get the area’s settlers to pay taxes, a North Carolina constable was killed which prompted North Carolina to send out its militia.