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10 of History’s Strangest Maps
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10 of History’s Strangest Maps

In his novel The Colour of Magic, fantasy author Terry Prachett says, “You can’t map a sense of humor.” Perhaps not, but a cartographer can certainly have his tongue firmly in cheek while drawing a map. Not all of the

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Bizarre and Memorable Deaths from History
10 Eccentric Royals From Throughout History
Top 10 AMAZING HOMES That Sat Untouched for DECADES
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Top 10 AMAZING HOMES That Sat Untouched for DECADES

10 Amazing Homes That Sat Untouched for Decades 10. Chicago, Illinois, USA – Untouched Since 1956 In 2010, Nathan Chandler, a furniture collector in Chicago, bought the home featured above. For reasons unknown, the house had been sealed off in

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10 Crazy Gambling Wins and the Stories Behind Them
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10 Crazy Gambling Wins and the Stories Behind Them

In 2016, $80 billion was spent on lottery tickets in the United States alone. For comparison, that same year the US spent roughly $30 billion on video games. It’s very revealing how much people hold on to that dream even

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History’s Most Notorious Gladiators
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History’s Most Notorious Gladiators

Gladiators entertained the Roman crowds 2,000 years ago and they entertain us today in movies and TV shows. They are some of the most famous fighters of ancient times, but we know shockingly little about them. There are very few

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10 Fascinating Facts About Cooking In The 18th Century
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10 Fascinating Facts About Cooking In The 18th Century

The 18th century — the Colonial era of America — was a fascinating time for cooking. While most people didn’t yet have their own ovens, and often had to improvise, many people actually had a pretty decent knowledge of various

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10 of History’s Deadliest Wars

War is hell. That’s an unavoidable part of the deal any time multiple parties enter into an agreement to fight each other to the death. Some conflicts have seen more carnage than others, and the length of them can vary

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What Are the Most Important Inventions of the 20th Century?
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What Are the Most Important Inventions of the 20th Century?

There can be no doubt that the twentieth century is one of the most remarkable in human history for its previously unparalleled rate of technological advances and scientific discoveries, a rate that continues to this day. In fact, there were

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History’s Most Incredible Ancient Warriors
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History’s Most Incredible Ancient Warriors

War has existed for as long as humanity itself. We’ve been fighting each other over resources, territory or just bragging rights ever since we figured out that we could. Because of war being such an intrinsic part of human society

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