Category: World

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

Can you identify these landmarks from across the world?

From Bohemian Rhapsody to Born in the USA: The story behind your favorite songs

The US and Russia once agreed to have each other’s back against aliens

In 1939, England wiped out nearly 500,000 pets — and yeah, it’s as screwed up as it sounds

The terrifying true story that will crush your dreams of space travel

Unsettling historical photos

The urban underground — The secrets beneath today’s modern cities

Surprising evolution of vegetarianism

Why being a Medieval solider was actually terrifying AF

That time the Soviets tried to design a flying tank

How Vincent van Gogh really lost his ear

The sweater that saved a little girl from being executed by Nazis

Facts you probably didn’t know about ninjas

The genius trickery of an ancient Chinese military tactic

The surgery with a 300% death rate

The sexiest, coolest WWII spy and civil rights activist of all time

Inga Arvad: The woman who won the heart of Hitler and JFK

The man who challenged Beethoven to a piano duel

WWII Soviet tank holds off German forces for an entire day

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