Established in 2005, Damn Interesting is an ever-growing and evergreen collection of fascinating true stories from history and science. Learn more.
For Your Eyes Only
In the midst of World War II, the British Air Ministry began publicly extolling the virtues of carrot-eating. The vit...
The Damn Interesting Curio Cabinet
Announcing the newest entry in our podcast lineup: The Damn Interesting Curio Cabinet.
Dupes and Duplicity
The true story of the 18th century's greatest femme fatale, and the most unfortunate of her victims.
The Return of the Bandit
We made a diverting little browser game to mark the 40th anniversary of the events described in one of our most popular articles.