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18 Mind-Blowing Facts You Didn't Know About Nelson Mandela

An actor, a type of nuclear particle and a liberator - is there anything Mandela couldn't do?

23 Apr 2015 Chris Waugh

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12 Things Everyone Gets Wrong About William Shakespeare

Happy Birthday Bill (maybe!)

23 Apr 2015 Chris Waugh

Abraham Lincoln Two Faced

12 Most-Impressive Retorts In History

"Tomorrow I'll still be sober, and you'll still be disgustingly ugly" - BURN!

22 Apr 2015 Chris Waugh

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18 Mind-Blowing Facts About Saddam Hussein

It's not everyday someone has a copy of the Qur'an written in their own blood...

20 Apr 2015 Chris Waugh

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20 Iconic British World War II Propaganda Posters

"Careless talk costs lives"

17 Apr 2015 Chris Waugh

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10 Most-Terrifying Space Weapons

Nowhere is safe - not even space!

17 Apr 2015 Chris Waugh

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12 Historical "Facts" That Simply Aren't True

Lady Godiva didn't ride through Coventry completely starkers?

17 Apr 2015 Chris Waugh

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10 Most Hotly-Anticipated Historical Films Still To Be Released In 2015

From Cold War thrillers to Steve Jobs' biopic, history lovers still have a stellar year ahead.

17 Apr 2015 Chris Waugh

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10 Most-Evil Nazis You’ve Never Even Heard Of

The word "evil" doesn't even begin to cover it...

15 Apr 2015 Chris Waugh

14 Historical Inaccuracies In The West Wing You Totally Missed

Just be wrong. Just stand there in your wrongness and be wrong

14 Apr 2015 Chris Waugh

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18 Mind-Blowing Facts About Martin Luther King Jr

Was King's "I Have A Dream" speech really off the cuff?

14 Apr 2015 Chris Waugh

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20 Mind-Blowing Facts About Hillary Clinton

Why did Hillary Clinton get fingerprinted by the FBI?

13 Apr 2015 Chris Waugh

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10 Murder Trials That Shocked The World

From OJ to Fritzl, these cases kept you up all night.

10 Apr 2015 Chris Waugh

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16 Mind-Blowing Facts The Illuminati Don't Want You To Know

The All-Seeing Eye is always watching...

9 Apr 2015 Chris Waugh

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10 Famous Historical Figures Who Changed Their Name

And the stories behind the switch.

8 Apr 2015 Chris Waugh

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20 Mind-Blowing Facts About Margaret Thatcher

The "Wicked Witch" who helped develop soft-serve ice cream...

7 Apr 2015 Chris Waugh

12 Things Ed Miliband Wants You To Forget

Ed can't eat a sandwich - but he sure knows how to stab his brother in the back

3 Apr 2015 Chris Waugh

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10 Strangest World War II Unsolved Mysteries

Just who did give up Anne Frank to the Nazis?

2 Apr 2015 Chris Waugh

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10 Real-Life Spies More Badass Than James Bond

Who needs Spectre when you have this lot?

2 Apr 2015 Tom Baker

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22 Mind-Blowing Facts About Richard Nixon

Did Lee Harvey Oswald originally intend to assassinate Nixon, not JFK?

1 Apr 2015 Chris Waugh