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Quiz: How Well Do You Know The Battle Of Pearl Harbor? User quiz

What do you know about one of the most significant events in both World War II and American history?…
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How Well Do You Know Newcastle-Upon-Tyne's History? User quiz

How well do you know Newcastle's vast, rich and sometimes very odd history?
By Angela Tait

Quiz: How Well Do You Know General Hannibal Barca Of Carthage? User quiz

Hannibal was one of the greatest generals in human history. How much do you know about him?

Ancient Egypt Quiz: How Well Do You Know The Giza Pyramid Complex? User quiz

The Giza Pyramid is one of the most mysterious structures of both the ancient and modern world.

12 Historical "Facts" That Simply Aren't True

Lady Godiva didn't ride through Coventry completely starkers?
By Chris Waugh

9 Horrifying Serial Killers That Could Still Be At Large

Please take note that that there is some disturbing content on this list.
By Tom Butler

10 People Who Were Probably Wrongly Executed

Miscarriages of justice?
By Laura Holmes
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Quiz: Can You Name The Greek Gods? quiz

You had better pray for their favor!
By Kurt Howes
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How Much Do You Know About America's Worst Serial Killers? User quiz

From kill counts to secret codes, test your knowledge on the most notorious killers in the U.S.
By Shannon Enstad

11 Ancient Apocalyptic Myths

Zombies and epidemics are popular in fiction today, but such doomsday predictions have old origins.…
By Jessica B. Esser

Spooky Facts Quiz: How Well Do You Know Halloween? User quiz

How many creepy facts do you know about the frightening holiday?
By Jarryd Munslow
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10 Ancient Body Modification Practices

From breaking their bones to decorating their skin, ancient body modification could get extreme.…
By Jessica B. Esser
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How Well Do You Know The World's Best Bridges Quiz! quiz

Can you get over our tricky test?
By Benjamin Richardson
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Harry Potter: The Ultimate Ilvermorny Quiz User quiz

How much do you know about JK Rowling's Wizarding World's other famous magical school?
By Stacey McMaster

15 Historical Photos You Won't Believe Are Real

A picture paints a thousand words - or sometimes, ten times that...
By Chris Waugh

10 Ways You Think About The Titanic All Wrong

Big, cocky ship hits ice? Yeah, it's not quite that simple
By Alex Leadbeater
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10 Richest People Of All Time

Mr. Megamoneybags literally as rich as Croesus. Literally including Croesus.
By Benjamin Richardson

10 Deeply Personal Historical Rivalries

Sometimes it's not personal. Sometimes it's extremely personal.
By Wesley Cunningham-Burns

20 Mind-Blowing Facts About Adolf Hitler 1M+ Views

What's that about Hitler and blow-up dolls?
By Chris Waugh

10 Disturbing Possessions And Exorcisms That Really Happened

More horrific than anything you've seen in the movies.
By Callum Smith

Japan’s 10 Most Stunning Samurai Warriors

What do you know of the way of the warrior?
By Jonathan H. Kantor
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10 Incredible Things Mankind Has Managed To Lose

Extraordinary artefacts lost to accident, conflict, or good ol' human stupidity.
By Ben Counter

20 Mind-Blowing Facts About Joseph Stalin

1 fact for every million people he killed.
By Adam Clery
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10 More Inventors Who Hated Their Own Creations

"You have created a monster, and it will destroy you!"
By Jonathan H. Kantor
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10 Disturbing Crimes Solved By Amateurs

Who's in the f***ing bucket?!
By Callum Smith
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10 Conspiracy Theories People Actually Believe

Now Andy, did you hear about this one?
By Ben Counter
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9 People Who Abused Drugs In Nazi Germany

Next time you eat chocolate, check it doesn't contain meth.
By Zoe Cramoysan

12 Notorious Murder Cases That Tore Hollywood Apart

Tinsel Town Barely Survived These Horrific Murder Cases.
By Curtis Dillon

8 Shocking Crimes That Were Secretly Committed By Governments

Think you're safe within your own borders? Think again.
By Adam Clery
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10 Worst Dictators In Power Today

Not all of history's dictators died out; many remain to terrorize their people & frighten the world.…
By Jonathan H. Kantor