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3 of the Stupidest Deaths in History

You could say that history’s the story of people dying right and left. People died of the usual most of the time: wars, pestilence,…

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Unusual Peruvian Burial Found

Archaeology.org is calling it a “Temple of Death”. It’s a conundrum for Peruvian archaeologists, a find that represents a changing of Peruvian culture, a…

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History’s Badasses: William Wilberforce

“God Almighty has set before me two great objects, the suppression of the slave trade and the reformation of manners.” – William Wilberforce Last…

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30 Vintage Photos That Will Blow Your Mind

We live in times were there seems to be photographs of every aspect of life, but that didn’t use to be the case. Pictures…

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The Man Behind Star Wars: George Lucas

When I was making ‘Star Wars,’ I wasn’t restrained by any kind of science. I simply said, ‘I’m going to create a world that’s…

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History’s Nutcases: King George III

Last time on History’s Nutcases, we covered the remarkable Zhengde Emperor. This time, we’ll be pointing out another peculiar monarch in history, one who lived…

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Hannibal’s Superweapon: The War Elephant

The very idea of the war elephant is almost synonymous with the great Carthaginian general: Hannibal. He was able to win battles with them on…

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Fritz Haber: The Downfall of a Great Scientist

Fritz Haber was a Nobel prize winner in Chemistry, inventing the Haber-Bosch process to assist in large-scale synthesis of fertilizers and explosives. Unfortunately, he…

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Women and the Atomic Bomb

  During World War II, the United States began a research and development (R&D) project to create the first nuclear weapon. It was a…

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The Death Penalty In The United States

Death penalty laws go way back to the eighteenth century B.C. in the Code of King Hammurabi of Babylon. During the tenth century A.D.,…

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