According to the Guinness Book of World Records, the fattest person in history as of 2014 was American John Brower Minnoch. At his heaviest, he weighed more than 1,400 pounds. More »

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As of 2013, the fattest living man in the world weighed more than 1,345 pounds. Khalid bin Mohsen Shaeri was airlifted from his home to a hospital in Riyadh after King Abdullah issued an order for his medical assistance. More »

The Ecology Global Network estimates that there are about 600 million small cats in the world. This includes pets, strays, homeless and feral cats. The wild cats alone number about 100 million. More »

The earliest known historical milestone is the Neolithic revolution around 10,000 B.C., when humans across the world began to cultivate food for the first time, allowing for rapid population increases. In 27 B.C. Augustu... More »

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Find a timeline of the major events in history at Fincher.org, a website that contains geologic and world timelines spanning billions of years. About.com has a timeline available for major events in ancient history, whil... More »

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There was a theoretical state of war that existed between the Isles of Scilly and the Netherlands for 335 years, from March 30, 1651 to April 17, 1986, and is considered the longest war in the history of world. Although ... More »

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Che Guevara was a Marxist revolutionary known for his role in helping Fidel Castro overthrow dictatorial leader Fulgencio Batista and rise to power. Although he was Argentinian, Guevara sympathized with rebels who resent... More »

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