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10 Glaring Ways That The History Books Got It Wrong

In ancient times, history was passed down orally from generation to generation. Cultures depended on their storytellers to keep the thread of history alive and connected to its roots in meaning. Out of necessity, storytellers […]

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10 Bone-Chilling Facts About The Catacombs Of Paris

Graveyards—there’s something inherently hair-raising about them, and to many, they’re some of the creepiest and most taboo places on the planet. What’s scarier than your typical, run-of-the-mill cemetery, though? How about one that houses the […]

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10 Fascinating Psychedelic Drugs

Humans seem to have an innate, experience-based desire to alter their reality. It’s incredible that we can take certain substances to change our perception and sometimes even rebuild perception itself. And we’ve found more than […]

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10 Misconceptions About The Napoleonic Era

What a momentous time the beginning of the 19th century was. A minor noble from Corsica became the heart of wars that would leave three million corpses in their wake. The Louisiana Purchase infected the […]

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10 Huge Misconceptions About Cinco De Mayo

On May 5, people around the world will celebrate Cinco de Mayo. People will flood into the bars and the streets with sombreros on their heads and mariachi bands at their sides, showing their deep […]

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10 Lost Libraries And The Mysteries Of Their Contents

The history of lost libraries inevitably mentions the disappearance of the Great Library of Alexandria, which also remains one of the most frequently debated due to the mystery surrounding its downfall. Multiple conflicting accounts of […]