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10 Female Husbands Of The 1800s

History Elizabeth Yetter March 22, 2016 Think gay marriage is a new concept? Newspapers from the 1800s reveal this couldn’t be further from the truth. Although our 19th-century ancestors seemed to act more surprised when reading such stories, there was...
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10 Artifacts Discovered From The Depths Of The Sea

10 Artifacts Discovered From The Depths Of The Sea

History Steven Noris March 19, 2016 As human beings, we all feel comfortable on solid ground. For as long as we can remember, our ancestors have traversed these terrains and sustained themselves by living off the land. From precious stones...
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10 Engineers And Scientists Who Built The Nazi War Machine

History Sam Derwin March 17, 2016 When we think of the Nazis, we think of Hitler, Himmler, Goering, Goebbels, and Speer, the political leaders of the Third Reich who steered Germany’s rampage through Europe and into the Soviet Union. But...
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10 Offspring Of Evil Dictators Who Were Seriously Messed Up

10 Offspring Of Evil Dictators Who Were Seriously Messed Up

History Nicollette B March 16, 2016 Imagine growing up in a world where money is no object, power is absolute, murder and death are the norm, and tyranny reigns supreme. Such was the “charmed” life of the children of some...
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10 Bizarre And Fascinating Facts About Life In Old Japan

History Tristan Shaw March 15, 2016 After more than a century of civil war, Japan was reunited by military warlord Tokugawa Ieyasu in 1603. Tokugawa founded the Tokugawa shogunate, a dynasty that would rule Japan until its overthrow in 1867....
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10 Divisive Demagogues Throughout History

10 Divisive Demagogues Throughout History

History B.C. Bailey March 12, 2016 Since the rise of Donald Trump in US politics, the word “demagogue” has been widely used in the press to describe him. It’s a controversial term, as one person’s demagogue can be another person’s...
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10 Unexpected Languages That Enrich The English Vocabulary

10 Unexpected Languages That Enrich The English Vocabulary

Facts Reed Cooley March 8, 2016 French, Latin, and Germanic languages—vast swaths of our lexicon owe their existence to these three culprits, with another sizable chunk coming from Greek. But English is enriched by the exceptions, the idiosyncratic loanwords...
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