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10 Of History’s Most Cartoonish Deaths

The universe has a morbid sense of humor. We’ve known this ever since apes were allowed to have consciousness. However, the universe sometimes feels the need to remind us of this fact. At times, it does this by giving absolute...
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10 Of History’s Most Prolific Con Artists And Their Famous Cons

10 Of History’s Most Prolific Con Artists And Their Famous Cons

The 19th century saw the emergence of a new type of criminal—the confidence man. Nowadays better known as a con artist, his tactics involve finding a suitable victim (referred to as a “mark” or “sucker”), gain their trust, and then...
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Top 10 Insane Events In History’s Strangest Online Catfishing Case

Top 10 Insane Events In History’s Strangest Online Catfishing Case

Crime Delilah M. RaineyMay 8, 2017 Many of us today are familiar with the term “Catfish” which describes a person who uses a fake online identity to lure someone into a relationship. Some, however, may be less familiar with the...
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10 Weird Love Letters From Some Of History’s Most Famous People

History Mark OliverApril 3, 2017 There’s a difference between the person we show to the world and the person we show to the people who love us. There’s a whole other side of a person that comes out in love...
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10 Of History’s Most Iconic Things That Never Existed

Misconceptions Clive BurrowsMarch 19, 2017 Everyone loves a good story, but not everyone loves history. So what is a frustrated historian or museum curator to do when folks just aren’t interested? They make things up, of course. Yes, it turns...
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10 Of History’s Most Fantastical Pieces Of Armor

History A. C. LuraMarch 15, 2017 A soldier’s life is a practical one, with gear designed to match. When we imagine warriors, whether modern or ancient, we think of gear designed for function and not form. But throughout history, symbolism...
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10 Details That Make History’s Worst Tragedies Even Worse

History Mark Oliver January 25, 2017 We like to imagine that we learn from our tragedies—that when the worst moment comes, people change their ways and start working together to make things right. But sometimes, even after the catastrophe is...
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