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Finding The Perfect Skincare Routine

Everyone wants healthy skin, but sometimes it’s hard to know exactly what you should be doing to keep it that way. Skincare is a process, so there’s no magic pill or cleanser that can do it ...

The Antarctic Expedition: Cool Facts About the Research Stations

  There are no permanent residents. But up to 1,000 people may be wintering over at various research stations. Scientists work on all kinds of unique projects in Antarctica, including ...

Actors You Forgot Were on Gilmore Girls

Chad Michael Murray: The One Tree Hill actor got an early start on GG as bad boy (who was crushin’ on Rory) Tristin Dugray. Adam Brody: I first fell in love with Adam on Gilmore ...

6 Minutes of Gene Wilder’s Best Scenes

6 Minutes of his best… enjoy! After watching, here’s 9 Facts about Gene Wilder you may not have known.

6 Famous People Who Couldn’t Read or Write

From Byzantine Emperors to Kings, from sports stars to Genghis Khan, the ruler of the greatest empire the world has ever known. Some tried and failed, some learned and some used tricks to get by ...

I Scream, You Scream! 9 Tasty Ice Cream Facts

Ice cream is one of summer’s tastiest treats and pastimes. With more flavors than shoes in a woman’s closet, it’s no wonder there’s something for everyone. So, as the ...

This Coaster Will Shatter 10 World Records

When it opens next summer, the Valravn Coaster in Ohio’s Cedar Point amusement park will shatter 10 records.   Riders on Valravn are carried more than 20 stories up to the top of the ...

Louisiana Fast — 9 Fun Facts You Didn’t Know About Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen

While Popeyes Chicken isn’t the #1 fast food chicken chain, it still has a lot of fans of its Louisiana cuisine. Here are 9 fun facts about Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen. 1. Louisiana. Founder Al ...

A Single Movie Theater and Other Weird Facts About Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia has become one of the major world players since its inception in 1932. As it’s taken its place on the world stage, it’s become clear that Saudi Arabia does things a ...

Charlie Brown and More: Fun Facts About Wes Anderson Films

Wes Anderson is well known for his whimsy and eccentricity, and the stories behind his films hold true to his reputation. Check out these fun facts about the man and the movies. 1. Bill Murray ...

Amazing Babies: Facts About Young Animals

Here at Phactual we’ve had tons of articles about animals of all shapes and sizes, but there’s one class of animals missing: babies. Young animals have all kinds of distinctive, ...

Gone With the Wind: A Disastrous Success

Gone With the Wind is one of the most iconic movies in history, with sweeping landscapes, epic love stories, and a backdrop of the American Civil War. But the creation of the movie was far from ...

Tricky Ways Companies Use Colors and Sight

While most people think that their purchasing decisions are made out of their own free will, many companies have been using the psychology of color and site to affect the ways we interact with ...

21 Facts To Know About ‘Apocalypse Now’

Francis Ford Coppola almost ruined his own sanity when he set out to film his Vietnam epic, Apocalypse Now. The film, based on Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness, was an arduous shoot, full ...

13 Things About Steven Spielberg You May Not Have Known

Everyone loves at least one of Steven Spielberg’s movies. Most of the population has a dozen or so of his films they consider with fondness. Even when Spielberg isn’t directing, his ...

11 Interesting Facts and Cures for Pain

Pain affects everyone at some point in their lives. Sometimes it’s quick like brain freeze, sometimes it’s chronic. And sometimes, there are really unusual ways to get rid of it. ...

The Coolest Queens You’ve Never Heard Of

Princesses are pretty popular, but what about the grown-up version, the queen? It turns out history has given us our fair share of amazing women who took their place on a throne. Check out these ...

12 Companies That Had to Change Their Name

Sometimes your favorite brands and companies were known as something else when they first got started. Here are 12 companies that had to change their name. ValuJet to AirTran. In 1997, ValuJet ...

9 Rare Cloud Formations And Their Explanations

Natural phenomenon extends far into the atmosphere, giving us Earth-bound critters a gorgeous view  of the heavens. Here are 9 rare cloud formations with explanations to their mystery for your ...

The Late Great Christopher Lee Was A Legend!

Earlier this month, June 7th to be exact, Sir Christopher Lee left this mortal coil and a little piece of my heart broke. Lee was most famous for his portrayal of Dracula in the Hammer films as ...

Ukulele Mad: 11 Facts On The Ukulele Fad

Introduced from Hawaii it was an icon of the jazz age. So sexy it got banned, it was once even accused of murder – here are some iconic ukulele moments: #1 All things Hawaiian were the craze of ...

9 Reasons The Boss Rules

When they said sit down, Bruce stood up. Always a free-thinking rule-breaker here are some top facts: #1 His questioning nature brought Bruce into trouble with authority at his schools St. Rose ...

Alchemical Madness: The Search For The Real Philosopher’s Stone

In Harry Potter the alchemist Nicolas Flamel produced a magical elixir to turn metal into gold and give immortality.  The real Flamel lived in the 14th Century , but did he really take on ...

7 Of The Most Awe-Inspiring Natural Phenomenon

Nature never ceases to be awe-inspiring. With rare and natural phenomenon all around us, the wonder can sometimes be overlooked. In this list, you will discover (or rediscover) some of the most ...

3 Famous Impostors Who Duped Everyone

One of my favorite Leonardo DiCaprio movies is Catch Me If You Can, in which he portrays serial imposter Frank Abagnale who posed as a PanAm pilot, a doctor from Georgia, and a Louisiana parish ...