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The Coolest Things You Wish Were True About the Middle Ages

 Fantasy novels, films, and TV shows set in pseudo-medieval times don’t have to be historically accurate. That’s part of the fun: shows like Game of Thrones mix together different time periods to make a unique world that viewers want to spend time in (especially when you toss in dragons and killer smoke babies). But shows …

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Female Military Leaders Of The Ancient World

The common conception of ancient warfare is that armies were dominated by men in both commanding and fighting roles. With history books dotted with famous names like Alexander the Great, Julius Caesar, and Attila the Hun, it’s understandable how these prevailing ideas arose. But throughout ancient history, fierce female soldiers and commanders led armies, too. Coming from diverse regions …

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Here's Why Korea Became Two Different Countries

Here’s Why Korea Became Two Different Countries

Korea wasn’t always divided into North and South like it is now. While today the differences between the two seem as distinct as night and day, just 75 years ago they were essentially the same nation. Why then, is Korea divided into two countries?     The history of North and South Korea is complicated. The country …

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28 Facts You May Not Know About the Titanic

28 Facts You May Not Know About the Titanic

On April 14, 1912, the Titanic sank into the north Atlantic Ocean. Just four days into the ship’s journey, this massive ocean liner collided with an iceberg, which lead to the loss of most patrons and crew members on board. Poor lifeboat management, combined with the lack of a nearby ship, led to one of …

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Athletes Who Are Military Heroes

30 Athletes Who Are Military Heroes

Athletes who were military heroes represent some of the bravest men and women to ever play professional sports. These Americans gave up the fame and fortune that would have come with being a professional athlete to serve their country. Many sacrificed more than that, giving up their lives on the front lines of World War …

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15 American Institutions Infiltrated By the Illuminati

The Illuminati are said to have infiltrated every aspect of American civilian life, from the White House to your local police department. Defense, intelligence, research, and civil agencies are all under the sway of the All Seeing Eye, using their power to advance the aims of the Dark Cabal in control of the U.S. government. …

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Fascinating Photos Of What Dog Breeds Looked Like 100 Years Ago Vs Today

Fascinating Photos Of What Dog Breeds Looked Like 100 Years Ago Vs Today

Selective breeding means many of the dog breeds that are around today no longer look anything like what dogs used to look like. Since the first dog was domesticated some 30,000 years ago, people have purposely bred certain types together in order to select for very particular traits. Over thousands of years this has led to a …

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18 Facts About the Dramatic Life of Anne Boleyn

18 Facts About the Dramatic Life of Anne Boleyn

Sure, you’ve heard tales of Anne Boleyn, the alluring woman who convinced King Henry VIII of England to give up his wife and child and break from the Catholic Church to marry her. Oh, and she was the mother of one of the most renowned monarchs in British history. But there’s a lot more to …

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