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The People That Changed History With Their Disastrous Mistakes

Idiots that changed history. Yes, it happened to us all at one point or another. We’ve all felt the slow burn that comes with the…

Athenian Revolution
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History Of Revolutions : Athenian Revolution (508–507 BCE)

(recommend audio) The Athenian Revolution (508–507 BCE) was a revolt by the people of Athens that overthrew the ruling aristocratic oligarchy,  establishing the almost century-long…

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World War II Stories: Afrika Korps’ Last Soldier Surrendered In1985 After 40 Years On The Run

The last soldier surrendered. During World War II around 450,000 German soldiers were imprisoned in 700 camps across the United States. After the war ended,…

How Fanta Was Created for Nazi Germany
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World War II Stories: How Fanta Was Created for Nazi Germany

Fanta for Nazi Germany. It’s February 1944 and Berlin is attempting to recover from American aerial bombing. But life and industry continues on the city’s…

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History’s Most Mysterious Shipwrecks

Mysterious shipwrecks. We are fascinated by shipwrecks, and it’s easy to see why. First, there’s the idea of sunken treasure, which has a pretty universal…

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Ancient Leaders That Were Really Weird People

Ancient leaders. To say that some ancient leaders were really weird is probably a bit of an understatement. Being really weird was almost a prerequisite…

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The Most Bizarre Time Travel Stories Ever

Time travel is the one that we want to be real of all mysterious phenomena. The possibilities are endless, and some people claimed they’ve already…

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Ten Inventors Killed By Their Inventions

Ten inventors that was killed by their inventions. Over the course of civilization, thousands upon thousands of inventions succeeded beyond their creator’s wildest dream. But…

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The Strange History Of Atlantis

Atlantis! The name alone is enough to invoke images of mermaids, bubble cities, sunken ruins, and an ancient, technologically advanced situation that suffered ruin at…

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Entire Countries Embarrassed By These 6 Moments

Entire countries embarrassed. These mistakes made entire countries blush. If countries were capable of vasodilation, of course. The truth is, while countries can be large…

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Things About Ancient Egypt That Still Can’t Be Explained

There are things about ancient Egypt that still can’t be explained. Few civilizations have a more mysterious reputation than ancient Egypt. But the point of a…

hitler and the occult
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World War II Stories – Hitler And The Occult. The People He Killed

Hitler and the occult. The rise of the Nazi regime which led to the occupation of several countries and the extraction and eradication of countless…

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World War II Stories: Rare Historical Photographs Of The Dunkirk Evacuation

The Dunkirk evacuation, code-named Operation Dynamo, also known as the Miracle of Dunkirk, was the evacuation of Allied soldiers during World War II from the beaches and harbour of Dunkirk, in the north…

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The Doomsday Clock Scary History

The Doomsday Clock. It’s two minutes to midnight. Those words probably make you shiver, just a little bit, because bad things always happen at midnight. And…

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World War II Stories : The Resistance At Westerplatte

The city of Danzig was home to a lengthy territorial dispute between the Germans and Poles who inhabited it and had been declared a free city by…

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World War II Stories: Bomber Plane Captures U-Boat

Bomber plane captures U-Boat. On August 27, 1941, U-boat U-570, captained by Kapitanleutnant Hans-Joachim Rahmlow, surfaced off the coast of Iceland. Almost immediately, it was spotted by James Thompson,…

WW2 German Ace Escorts Crippled B-17 Home
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World War II Stories: WW2 German Ace Stumbled Across A Crippled B-17 And Escorted It Home

WW2 German Ace escorts crippled B-17 home. Warfare is not really a place for humanity, ethics and morals, but the Christmas Truce of WWII was…

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World War II Stories: Operation Jericho – A Rescue Mission That Turned Deadly

Operation Jericho was an air raid conducted by the RAF with the goal of freeing the captives of the Nazi-held Amiens prison in France. The…

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The Abraham Lincoln And John F Kennedy Parallels

Abraham Lincoln and John F Kennedy parallels. Abraham Lincoln Predicts His Own Death This story is hotly debated as there is no direct written account…

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Alternative Views: South Korean Provocations Sparked The Korean War

South Korean provocations sparked Korean War. History teachers say that the Korean War began due to the North’s unprovoked invasion of the South. However, they conveniently forget to…

Six-Day War
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Alternative Views: The Soviet Union Instigated The Six-Day-War

The Six-Day-War.  We have previously discussed how the Soviet Union almost invaded Israel during the Six-Day War. We also briefly mentioned that the war was just one…

The US Provoked Japan Into War
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Alternative Views: The US Provoked Japan Into War

The US Provoked Japan Into War. We have all heard this question a million times: Did the US have advance knowledge of Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor?…

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Alternative Views: Hitler Feared French Admired British

Hitler feared French admired British. Hitler was no peacenik, but he actually exhibited a very healthy fear of the Anglo-French alliance. In fact, during the re-occupation…

ancient rome
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Alternative Views: The Ancient Romans Were Actually Prudes

The ancient Romans were prudes. Popular belief says the ancient Romans indulged in all manner of sexual depravities, but they were one of the most…

John Jack Whiteside Parsons
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This Cultist Was The Father Of Modern Rocketry

This cultist was the father of modern rocketry. On June 17, 1952, a boom rocked Pasadena, California – an explosion at a coach house on…

Codex Gigas
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How The Codex Gigas Became The Devil’s Bible

The Codex Gigas is the largest medieval manuscript in the world. However, it’s what inside that’s remarkable and not the size. It is on display at…

Ancient prophecies
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Ancient Prophecies That Came True

Ancient prophecies. For as long as there has been written history, there are records of people trying to predict the future through a special connection with…

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World War II Stories: The Ready Made British Resistance

The Story The ready-made British resistance. After the disastrous campaign in France in 1940, the remnants of the British Expeditionary Force and the Free French…

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Did Colorado Kill Doc Holliday?

Did Colorado Kill Doc Holliday? John Henry “Doc” Holliday’s final words, spoken as he lay dying in the Hotel Glenwood in Glenwood Springs, Colorado, were…

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New Theory: Men Nearly Caused Human Extinction 7,000 Years Ago

New theory: Man nearly caused human extinction 7,000 years ago. Genetics can reveal many buried secrets. An extramarital dalliance. The origins of our ancestors. In…