greek mythology pegasus
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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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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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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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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…

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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…

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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,…

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…

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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…

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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…

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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….

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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 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…

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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….

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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…

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…

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…

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…

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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…

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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…