Archive for the ‘History’ Category

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Over The Top: Tax Cheats, Fraud, and Avoidance in America

The two things you can’t escape are death and taxes UNLESS you’re one of those people. Check out how far the US government and its citizens go in terms of taxes as well as how […]

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Teen Pregnancies Drop A Whopping 52 Percent In Two Decades

Ask any American and they will likely tell you that the glorification of motherhood, especially young motherhood like that aired on MTV’s “Teen Mom,” is pretty big in the U.S. But it’s not as big […]

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How To Embrace Your Inner Crazy For Psychological Benefits

All the great ones are mad it seems. Look back through history to better apply the varying insanity we all posses with How To Embrace Your Inner Crazy For Psychological Benefits.

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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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