Category: World

Everything you really need to know about the Renaissance

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Festivals and celebrations that turned into total disasters

Lunar New Year celebrations worldwide mark the Spring Festival

The disappearances of the lighthouse keepers on Eilean Mor

The real story of Braveheart’s William Wallace

Elizabeth Bathory: The countess who bathed in virgin blood

St. Patrick’s Day history and tradition

Pablo Escobar’s wife Maria Victoria Henao hasn’t had it easy since his death

Historical events that were actually photographed

Weird ways animals have served in military through history

Princess Diana’s Last Photographs Are Heartbreaking

Rare photos of the circus’ strange and amazing acts

20 Americans who lived our dream and married royalty

Unraveling the mysterious life of Leonardo da Vinci

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

Last Known Photographs of Highly Influential People

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

Mussolini punished subversives by forcing them to drink castor oil

The Titanic II may never set sail

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

How Dr. Seuss helped America defeat Hitler

Decades after WWII was over, these men kept fighting

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