Category: World

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

Hitler turned a tasty chocolate bar into a way to kill Churchill

The amazing life story of the real Braveheart

What it was like to “relieve yourself” in medieval times

Wildfire uncovers somber WWII historical site in Ireland

This little brass key could have saved everyone on the Titanic

Meet the WWII paratrooper that went Rambo on a bunch of Nazis

The Australian army went up against 20,000 emus in the Great Emu War and lost

Why Hitler bungled Dunkirk instead of winning the war

Former Pope’s skeleton dug up, put on trial, buried, dug up again, and tossed in the Tiber

Fate of missing WWII pilot surprises everyone

Infamous pirate Benjamin Hornigold once raided a ship just for their hats

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