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10 Horrifying True Stories From The Lost Roanoke Colony

History Mark Oliver October 12, 2016 The first English colony in America was abandoned without a word or a trace. When a ship arrived with supplies, they found it deserted with no signs of a struggle. Only one clue was...
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10 Influential Astrologers That Shaped History

History Debra Kelly October 11, 2016 Today, astrology is largely the stuff of superstition and poorly thought-out tattoos. That was not always the case, and for much of history, looking to the stars was an absolutely legitimate method of decision-making....
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10 Secrets Of Ancient Feces

History Abraham Rinquist October 9, 2016 Feces is the new gold—at least in archaeology. Not only does ancient scat contain 10 times more DNA than bones, it reveals culture with its window into diet and disease. Once ignored, fossilized feces...
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10 Incredibly Strange Historical Festivities

History Laura Martisiute October 8, 2016 Some of the festivals we celebrate today can seem quite extraordinary. Just think about the Spanish festival La Tomatina, which is the biggest tomato fight in the world, or the Mexican Night of the...
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Video: 10 Spooky Facts About Halloween

Video: 10 Spooky Facts About Halloween

Facts Listverse Staff October 7, 2016 Halloween has a very long and storied past, rich with tradition and lore. Originally it was known as “Samhain,” a Celtic festival marking the end of the summer and the beginning of the cold...
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10 Dark Secrets Of The Byzantine Empire

History Alex Hanton October 7, 2016 For 1,000 years after the Western Roman Empire fell, the Eastern Empire of Byzantium stood strong. Ancient and powerful, the Byzantine court soon became known as a warren of intrigue and secrets. No one...
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10 Horrific Stories Disney Left Out Of Pocahontas

History Mark Oliver October 7, 2016 The legend of Pocahontas and explorer John Smith is cherished as one of the most touching love stories in American history. The problem is that none of it is true. The real story of...
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