Archive for the ‘History’ Category

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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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The Death Of Harry Houdini

Who knew that famed magician Harry Houdini died due to issues resulting from a stomach punch!?!!? Learn more about his life and passing here with The Death Of Harry Houdini.

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Happy Halloween

It’s the most celebrated night of the year (well…one of)! That’s right Halloween IS HERE!!! Happy Halloween all you witches, goblins, zombies, ghosts, tricksters, and treaters!

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The Surprising Passions of 11 Brilliant People

A man (or woman) without passion is a complete and utter bore. And despite the knocks that the supersmart take, many of the more famous folks in history had a brilliant, blazing spark that few […]

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