Category: General

How Rocky and Rambo brought down the Soviet Union

How Josef Mengele became a wanted man

The last days of Edward Teach, AKA Blackbeard

Everything you need to know about France’s famous Arc de Triomphe

From The battlefield to the boulevard: A brief history of the white picket fence

Catherine de Medici: The fascinating and troubled life of France’s deadly ‘Queen Mother’

The first presidential debate featured two women, and it happened in 1956

YouTube’s ‘hate speech’ sterilization results in history being deleted

Viking cats were super different than our cats today

The Revolutionary War’s turning point: the Battle of Trenton

How a broken heart created Miami’s Coral Castle

How the Battle of Waterloo ruined the reputation of Napoleon Bonaparte

Robert the Doll’s haunting tale makes Chucky seem like an actual toy

The fascinating development of the famous Rorschach inkblot test

The incredible true story behind ‘The Great Escape’ is far more epic than the film

Celebs who served in the military before they became famous

Lewis Carroll’s exposure to Victorian asylums inspired the beloved Mad Hatter

The sizzling story of the Rat Pack, Marilyn Monroe, and the president

How ‘Roots’ became an iconic drama miniseries

Lawyers, guns, and money: The CIA’s complicated history in Latin America

This incredible Japanese politician rescued thousands of Jews from Nazi-occupied Europe

Yamato was the most stunning battleship ever built and it met a humiliating fate

How the pinball machine became a worldwide sensation

The symbolism behind the ‘fleur-de-lis’ on the New Orleans Saints helmets

Did you forget to celebrate Independence Day yesterday?

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