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8 Ways To Survive A Tryst With Henry VIII (According To The Women Who Did It)

Advice from the women who lived to tell of their tyrannous trysts with King Henry VIII.

7 Oct 2015 Tom Mankin

7 Craziest Illuminati Theories

The New World Order are trying to control your life, one teenage TV show at a time.

6 Oct 2015 Thomas Bagnall


9 Most Shocking Political Sex Scandals In History

Parliamentarians just can't keep it in their pants, or their DMs.

2 Oct 2015 Brydie Lee Kennedy

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10 Stunning Rare Images From The Titanic

Capturing the moments after the sinking of the unsinkable Titanic.

25 Sep 2015 Laura Holmes


10 Compelling Arguments That Lord Voldemort Was Based On Adolf Hitler

Is You-Know-Who based on the most evil man in history?

24 Sep 2015 Phil Archbold

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10 Mountain Climbing Disasters Deadlier Than The Everest Movie

Everest dramatizes a 1996 mountain-climbing accident, but what other accidents have been deadlier?

21 Sep 2015 Kelly Konda


10 Most Amazing And Inspiring Refugees In History

As suffering dominates the headlines here are some of the most inspiring people who were refugees.

16 Sep 2015 David O'Donoghue


9 Inventors Who Were Killed By Their Creations

I've created a monster.

3 Sep 2015 Stevie Shephard


12 Crazy Reasons Why Your Ancestors Were Accused Of Witchcraft

"She's so pretty. She's definitely a witch... Let's burn her."

20 Aug 2015 Sara Weir


6 Hollywood Mysteries That Were Never Solved

Just like the movies, only in real-life.

8 Aug 2015 James Hunt


6 Awesome Legends Behind 6 Bad Ass Vikings Characters

Must know back-stories for every Vikings fan.

7 Aug 2015 Phil Archbold


25 Most Significant Inventions In Human History

Humanity's greatest creations...

29 Jul 2015 Alexander Podgorski


10 Mind-Blowing Facts About Che Guevara

The motorcycling doctor who smells like a pig, but takes a damned good photo

27 Jul 2015 Martin Mallon


10 Real Pirates Of The Caribbean More Bad-Ass Than Jack Sparrow

The real seadogs, scallywags and gentlemen of fortune.

23 Jul 2015 Martin Mallon


10 Weirdest Criminals In History

A selection of the saddest, silliest, strangest and most unsettling crimes ever committed.

7 Jul 2015 Ben Cooke


10 Most Horrific Cannibal Killers Of All Time

Hannibal Lecter has nothing on these guys.

27 Jun 2015 Lee Price

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10 Mind-Blowing Feats Performed By Gurkhas

Incredible acts of bravery by the infamous Nepalese fighters.

26 Jun 2015 Lee Price

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10 Outrageous Ways Women Have Suffered To Be Beautiful

How far would you go to be the fairest of them all?

19 Jun 2015 M.L Gabriel


10 Unusual Facts You Didn’t Know About The Tay Bridge Disaster

A collection of lesser known facts about Britain's most infamous bridge.

16 Jun 2015 Tom Mankin


10 Insane Plans You Won't Believe The Military Tried

How did they not catch on?

14 Jun 2015 Tom Baker