Category: World

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The Christmas party that stopped a world war

Two countries are fighting over an island with bottles of booze

In 1932, Australian farmers went to war against emus

Signalman Jack: The baboon railroad worker with a perfect record

‘Gate To Hell’ takes its own animal sacrifices and scientists tell us why

The king of Queen: The inspiring and tragic life of Freddie Mercury

Only Australians under 40 speak this new language

These Stalinism survivors created a unique Korean fusion cuisine that will make your mouth water

This rusty coin prevented an impromptu shave— its current worth will surprise you

This underground city is carved entirely out of salt rock— and it’s super cool

One surprising effect of the black plague? A longer life span

After 32 years, Chernobyl is still as deadly as ever

How these two sisters lured and attacked Nazis during WWII

Eight-year-old girl casually discovers ancient Viking sword in lake

Germany’s grim WWII aftermath

Photographs of famous landmarks under construction

There may be a legit reason Mona Lisa looks so freaking depressed

The tragic story of Hitler’s secret lover

How a war popularized Kraft mac n’ cheese

The oldest human skull burned in a museum fire

Historians find more proof that early slave voyages were (unsurprisingly) brutal

The not-so-noble tale of the Nobel Prize

Meet The Japanese Man Who Survived Two Atomic Bombs In WW2

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