World Wide Stories
World Wide Stories

World Wide Stories

Interesting stories from all over the world!

What Is the Shortest Lived Country in History?

2 Feb 2021 3 minute read 1 comment Zirbo

Across the world there are many different countries, but for the exact total amount it depends on how you look at it. According to the United Nations there are currently 195 countries. But of course there are many more that have limited recognition b...

North Korea's International Restaurant Chain

1 Feb 2021 2 minute read 2 comments Zirbo

Would you like to try some North Korean cuisine? Are you a fan of ginseng wine or kimchi? Are you ok with slave labor? Then Pyongyang restaurant is the place for you! Pyongyang restaurant is an international restaurant chain run by the repressive an...

The Airplane That Lost Its Roof in Mid-Air!

31 Jan 2021 3 minute read 12 comments Zirbo

Back in 1988, Aloha Airlines was one of the major airlines in the Hawaiian islands. It connected all the islands through its hub in Honolulu, and flew from the capital city to destinations on the American and Canadian west coasts. On April 28th 1988...

How a Farmer Fought Tokyo's Airport (and won!)

30 Jan 2021 3 minute read 1 comment Zirbo

Tokyo Narita International Airport is known as one of the largest and busiest airports in the world. It is home to airlines from almost every country, serves millions of people every year, and has tons of shops and restaurants. But one thing you woul...

Surviving At The Bottom Of The Ocean For Three Days!

29 Jan 2021 3 minute read 11 comments Zirbo

The Ocean is a huge and terrifying place! More than 80% of the world's oceans are still unexplored, and this means that if you go missing at sea, you'll most likely sink down to an area that no one has ever been to before. Boats and people still go m...

The Russian Sleep Experiment - Fact or Fiction?

27 Jan 2021 8 minute read 8 comments Zirbo

It's the late 1940's and Soviet researchers have created a new stimulant that they believe can keep a person awake for multiple days, which is a handy thing to have when you're fighting a war! During the Second World War, the Nazis had their own vers...

The Great Galapagos Goat War

26 Jan 2021 3 minute read 2 comments Zirbo

The Galapagos Islands in the Pacific Ocean are famous for their unique biological diversity. There are several plant and animal species that can only be found on the islands, like the Galapagos tortoise. An animal apparently so delicious that it was...

How Kazakhstan (Briefly) Became The Entire Soviet Union!

25 Jan 2021 6 minute read 11 comments Zirbo

Kazakhstan! A country somehow both famous, but also unknown to most people. The country is located in both Europe and Asia, is the most nuked place in the world, and is of course also famous because of Borat (even though they never filmed in the coun...

The Last Uncontacted Tribes in The World

24 Jan 2021 4 minute read 17 comments Zirbo

In today's globalized world it can sometimes seem that everything is already explored. There are almost 8 billion people living on our planet, with most of us living in cities connected with each other through modern technology. But despite all these...

The Shortest War in History

22 Jan 2021 3 minute read 4 comments Zirbo

War, war never changes, but then again sometimes it does! When we think of war, we usually think of a violent conflict that lasts months or years, fought between two or more sides. Some wars have lasted decades or even over a century! But the Anglo-Z...