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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…

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World War II Stories: Albert Goering, The Anti-Nazi Brother Of Hermann

War Stories: Albert Goering, The Anti-Nazi Brother Of Hermann Albert Goering was born on 9 March 1895 in the Berlin suburb of Friedenau. He…

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World War II Stories: Soham Rail Disaster

The Soham Rail Disaster On June 2, 1944, just before D-Day, driver Benjamin Gimbert and his fireman, James Nightall, were in…

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Researchers Claim They’ve Found The Secret Tomb Of St. Nicholas

The Secret Tomb Of St. Nicholas Researchers believe they may have found the final resting place of St. Nick. A recent…

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Vampires In History

Vampires in history. While there are many strange and mysterious creatures in the darkest corners of the world, there are…

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World War II Stories: Bombers Of The Second World War – Capt. Donald Macintosh

Second World War Two bombers. The Lancaster is probably the most famous of all the bombers of the Second World…

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Weirdest Weather Events Ever Recorded In History

Mother Nature. Weather happens all the time, and usually we don’t even notice it unless it’s a major inconvenience. That’s…

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Pterosaur Fossils And Eggs Reveal Flying Reptiles

A new discovery of pterosaur eggs and fossils, found in China, gives us a complete look at the early flying…

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Indian Legends And Victorian Bath Houses Of Eureka Springs

Today the Arkansas resort town of Eureka Springs is a quaint, faux-Victorian tourist trap with an abundance of Bible-themed attractions….

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The Teapot Dome Scandal

The Teapot Dome Scandal. With the exception of Watergate, there has never been a scandal more egregious and with wider…

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Greek Mythology : Atlas Bears The Heavens On His Shoulders

In Greek Mythology, Atlas was a Titan who was responsible for bearing the weight of the heavens on his shoulders,…

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Greek Mythology : Ares – The God Of War

Ares is the god of war and one of the Twelve Olympian Gods and the son of Zeus and Hera. In…

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Greek Mythology : Apollo – God Of The Sun, Light, Music And Prophecy

Apollo is one of the most complex and important gods, and is the god of many things, including: music, poetry,…

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Greek Mythology : Persephone

Persephone’s story actually focuses more on her mother, Demeter, and what happens when Persephone disappears. The young goddess is also the…

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Greek Mythology : The Sirens

The Sirens appearance were that of a combination of a woman and a bird and they sang beautifully. Their exact…

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Greek Mythology : The Winged Stallion Called Pegasus

Pegasus is a Mythological Creature described as a beautiful, pure white stallion with wings. He was born from the blood of Medusa. She…

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Greek Mythology : Medusa

Medusa was a golden haired beauty before she became one of the most popular monsters of Greek Mythology.  She vowed…

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The Fight Over The Sunken Treasure Of The San Jose Galleon

Sunken treasure. The company Sea Search Armada found a three-hundred-year-old wreck of a Spanish sailboat (galleon) in the Caribbean Sea…

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They Thought They Were Lucky When They Cheated Death

People who cheat death think that they deserve to keep right on living. To die soon after would be just…

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How The Business Of Asylums Thrived In The 1900’s

The enormous business of asylums thrived in the 1900’s and almost anybody for any reason whatsoever could be sent to…

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A Club Whose Name Says It All – Hellfire Club

Hellfire Club. There’s a certain sort of extraordinarily rich person who has a ton of time and money on their…

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The First-Ever Map Of The North Pole Mysteries

People tried to map the Arctic Centuries ago, when people tried to map the Arctic, they weren’t too concerned with what…

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Actual People Accused Of Being Monsters – Peter Stumpp

Peter Stumpp (alternately spelled Stumpf, Stubbe or Stuppe) was a mid-16th century German farmer who was executed on Halloween in…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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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….

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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…