Forgotten stories from the pages of history. Join us for surprising and curious tales from the past and challenge yourself with our lateral thinking puzzles.
The Calculating Boy
George Parker Bidder could do stupendously difficult arithmetic in his head.
John Hornby and the Barren Lands
Eccentric adventurer John Hornby clawed a living from the inhospitable tundra of northern Canada.
Friedrich Kellner's Opposition
Friedrich Kellner kept a secret diary to record the crimes of the Third Reich.
Mildred Norman gave away her possessions to walk North America in the cause of peace.
Lateral Thinking Puzzles
Play along as we untangle six strange-sounding situations using yes-or-no questions.
A Malaysian Mystery
In 1967, American businessman Jim Thompson disappeared from a cottage in Malaysia.