Category: General

How Freddy Mercury became a queer icon and hero to the LGBT+ community

John Wayne’s ‘The Alamo’ was plagued with problems, including murder

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Katanas: As amazing as the legends tell?

Secret lovers, changed identities, and exotic pets: Juicy secrets about American presidents we’ve long forgotten

Think you know Abraham Lincoln? New photos reveal the man behind the legend

31 known and lesser-known African Americans that made a huge impact on history

Bling isn’t all Tiffany’s has to offer — Its got some rock solid history

30 things you didn’t know about Ronald Reagan

23 things you didn’t know about ancient Rome

How Mother Jones became a hellraiser for social justice

The story of Helen Keller’s amazing triumph over adversity

Enter the dominion of “The Beast”: The mysterious allure of Aleister Crowley

Where are they now? People in the news we forgot all about

Powerful photos of women entering the workforce

The media has been the biggest enemy to politicians since Boss Tweed

The true horror story behind one of horror’s most iconic scenes

As if she wasn’t already incredible enough, Eleanor Roosevelt was an Olympic Bobsledder

Coco Chanel grew up in severe poverty, and it turned her into a millionaire

The unreal story behind Lynyrd Skynyrd’s name

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The craziest thing that ever happened at Studio 54

The soul-crushing story behind the final official casualty of WWI

So, Christopher Columbus isn’t as great as elementary school makes him out to be

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