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The king of Queen: The inspiring and tragic life of Freddie Mercury

Ridiculous Cold War combat vehicles

Vintage photos of Jackie O

Iconic women of the 70s: Where are they now?

Hollywood blockbusters with glaring historical inaccuracies

Gems that kill: Scandalous stories behind cursed and looted jewelry

Secret room discovered under house turns out to be part of American history

Lucille Ball influenced more than you think

Photographs of famous landmarks under construction

Discovery of secret room on plantation reignites the Jefferson–Hemings controversy

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The stories behind the 15 most haunted places in America

This bold female senator bashed McCarthy during the worst of his tirades, and she refused to apologize

Medieval mind games practiced by the Russian Knight

What happened to the ancient Mayan civilization?

The cutthroat saga behind the Cabbage Patch Kids craze

This historical figure’s legacy? When you gotta go, don’t hold it. Unless you want to die.

Man discovers ancient city in basement

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