Maggie Watson
Stories by Maggie Watson

Man Finds A Hidden Room In His Old Attic, But No One Was Ready For What Was Inside

By Maggie Watson

Rudi Schlattner and his family fled their home in Czechoslovakia after World War II came to a close. As they escaped the encroaching Soviets, they were forced to leave all that they had behind and start anew.

Man Drags 4 Shipping Containers To His Property And Turns Them Into Something Incredible

By Maggie Watson

In the old days, moving into a new house was nothing like what it is today. You didn’t call a real estate agent and hire a moving van. Instead, you traveled across the country until you found a bare patch of land. Once you found the perfect spot, it was time to build your house with your own two hands.

These Brilliant Life Hacks From 1900 Still Work Wonders Today

By Maggie Watson

If you were born within the past few decades, you probably don’t know how ubiquitous cigarette advertising used to be. From ads on television to vending machines in neighborhood restaurants, smoking was a much more visible part of everyday life in America.

Peaceful Island Was Quarantined For 75 Years And Only The Government Knew Why

By Maggie Watson

Our planet is home to countless uninhabited islands. Some of these remote places simply haven’t been explored by humans, and others remain untouched to serve as wildlife sanctuaries. Other islands, however, have a much more sinister reason for keeping people away.

Forgotten London Mansion Was Empty Since 1895... Until Someone Finally Ventured Inside

By Maggie Watson

The city of London is full of history, though it’s easy to forget that when you see what is now a thriving, modern city. As generations pass and more of the city becomes modernized, it becomes harder and harder to learn about previous inhabitants’ lives.

Dog Chained Up For 10 Days Does This To The First Person Who Approaches Him

By Maggie Watson

The way some human beings treat their pets is unthinkable. Far too many helpless animals are neglected, abused, and left to die. However, humans are also capable of great kindness and compassion, and for every abuser, there are twice as many people willing to step in and help.

Man Bought This Old Cabin For $100 And His Family Will Never Be The Same

By Maggie Watson

Sixty-five-year-old self-described “hillbilly” Richard Aiken is many things. He’s a husband, a father, the recipient of two PhDs and a medical degree, an opera singer, and an author of The New Ancestral Diet. He’s also, apparently, a pretty great builder.

Woman Gets Her Hands On This Dirty Old Cooler And Totally Transforms It

By Maggie Watson

Everyone has stuff that’s just taking up space around the house. If we were going to clean out all that junk, we would need a massive dumpster. But instead of throwing things away, there are those whose creative abilities allow them to beautifully repurpose old stuff, turning it into amazing ‘new’ items through the magic of upcycling.

These Are The 21 Most Dangerous, Death-Defying Roads In The World

By Maggie Watson

Going on a road trip is a great way to see the world on your own terms and make memories that will last a lifetime. But there are some roads that are best left untraveled, and we don’t mean that metaphorically.

This Terrifying Cat Evolved Specifically To Hunt Humans... And It Gets Worse

By Maggie Watson

When you think about it, humans are not the most powerful animals in the world – not even close. In fact, we’ve had to spend a lot of time evolving ways to overcome our rather limited physical attributes just to survive. That’s where our smart brains came in to outwit our enemies, and we moved to the top of the food chain.