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Anarchists took over Catalonia during the Spanish Civil War

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One deserted island in Brazil was turned into its own principality

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A literal riot broke out over the first top hat ever worn, and the reasons why are absolutely ridiculous

Meet the most beautiful women of the last century

The Great Depression helped invent “Monopoly”

Jesse James robbed Alexander Mitchell and Co. bank

Amazingly accurate pregnancy test told ancient Egyptians they were a new mummy

The brutality of the Wonderland murders sent the City of Angels into a hellish frenzy for answers

Sorry everyone, but the “similarities” between Kennedy and Lincoln aren’t that incredible at all

Since everyone’s confused, here’s the kind of ‘free speech’ the First Amendment protects

Someone managed to miss Andrew Jackson twice during an assassination attempt

How Indonesian women discovered Madagascar

Pepsi once became the 6th most powerful military in the world

Nixon managed to nearly cripple the economy with a 90-day freeze in 1971

That one time Nero tried killing his mom with a ship

King Charles II made sure three people died… twice

John Quincy Adams once had an alligator roam the White House

That time the US dropped a nuke on North Carolina

November 18th, 1872: Activist Susan B. Anthony is arrested for voting

November 16th, 1945: UNESCO is founded

Mexican Americans turned on each other during the Civil War

Meet the woman who worked for free to win the Nobel Prize in Physics

How the Apollo 7 mission nearly ended with a mutiny in space

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