Category: World

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Marie-Antoinette probably didn’t say “let them eat cake”

Did the Dutch really forget they were at war with Scilly for 335 years?

A toy monkey reunites a family decades after WWII

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The history of impeachment, and the 14th-century Baron who changed the world

Mussolini punished subversives by forcing them to drink castor oil

One of the “facts” most of us know about Vikings is actually wrong!

How Dr. Seuss helped America defeat Hitler

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Canadian First Lady fends off robbers with a loon sculpture

Joan of Arc was BFFs with a mass murderer

How soldiers in the trenches of WWI really lived

Super disturbing consequences of WWII you won’t find in history books

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