Archive for the ‘History’ Category

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The National Gallery

The Trafalgar Square in London, England is home to over 2,300 paintings stretching as far back as the 13th Century. As the fifth most visited museum of art, this gallery boasts free admittance and tons […]

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The Lake Monsters of America

Living in a small, rural northern town in proximity to a supposed “bottomless” lake or pond complete with a “monster” is nothing new. And it seems all too familiar after perusing the following stories of […]

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Mystery Humans Spiced Up Ancients’ Rampant Sex Lives

If you’re like me, you likely try not to think about caveman sex. But in light of recent researcher, now I’m kind of curious. It turns out that interbreeding between ancient Neanderthal’s, Denisovans, and a […]

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The Bloody Benders, America’s First Serial Killers

Pick up a wise lesson from the pages of late 1800s history: Be wary of freshly plowed gardens. Especially if they fall during any point throughout the year that isn’t early spring. Read why here […]

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24 Unintended Scientific Discoveries

Penicillin, Viagra, Sweet-n-Low, microwaves, rubber for tires, Vaseline, x-rays, pacemakers, and a whole bunch of other things were found coincidentally while people were looking for something else. Check them and more out here with 24 […]

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10 Stories Behind Some Of The World’s Best Forgers

You need $5 bucks, son? Hold on a minute while I go out back to the money tree… oh, SNAP! I don’t have one. And these guys didn’t need one since they made their own […]

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‘Worse Than Hell’ In Typhoon-Ravaged Philippines

Massive destruction, climbing death tolls, and devastating pleas for help are the marks left behind throughout Southeast Asia following one of the worst ever super typhoon’s in history so far. What’s worse is there are […]

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Veterans Day: Events And Ceremonies Around Nation

It’s that time of the year again! Take a few moments to celebrate, honor, and offer your gratitude to the millions of men and women whose service and dedication have protected our country. Here’s Veterans […]

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Solved: The Mystery Of King Tutankhamun’s Death

After thousands of years of wondering, scientists have finally determined that the world’s most famous pharaoh, King Tut, died due to injuries sustained during a chariot accident. Read about it here with Solved: The Mystery […]

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Hoaxes That Fooled The World

A hoax by any name is still a hoax but it doesn’t mean it didn’t dupe millions of folks. Check out some of the best of the worst with Hoaxes That Fooled The World.

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