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10 Must Brutal Acts Of Revenge In History

Retribution is not always swift - and is often bloody.

26 Mar 2015 Chris Waugh

Adolf Hitler

10 Incredible What-Ifs That Could Have Changed The Course Of History

What if Hitler had died on the battlefields of World War I?

25 Mar 2015 Chris Waugh


15 Gruesome Torture Devices You Won't Believe Actually Existed

This really isn't for the faint-hearted...

25 Mar 2015 Sara Weir

10 Most Embarrassing Presidential Nicknames In History

Why do so many nicknames refer to male genitalia, anyway?

25 Mar 2015 Chris Waugh

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20 Mind-Blowing Facts About Bill Clinton

He may prefer briefs to boxers, but Clinton allegedly struggles to keep either on...

25 Mar 2015 Chris Waugh


10 British Kings Buried In Unusual Places

Henry II's body is buried in France... but his heart quite literally lies in Edinburgh

24 Mar 2015 Chris Waugh


12 Reasons You're Wrong About King Richard III

Which Medieval king didn't kill the odd person here and there?

23 Mar 2015 Chris Waugh


18 Mind-Blowing Facts About Mahatma Gandhi

Where did Gandhi keep his false teeth? In his loin cloth, of course!

22 Mar 2015 Chris Waugh

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12 Animals The Human Race Tragically Killed Off

Quite literally as dead as a dodo.

22 Mar 2015 Chris Waugh

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10 Deadliest Wars In History

More than 350million deaths - the world really can be a barbaric place.

20 Mar 2015 Chris Waugh


20 Mind-Blowing Facts About Al Capone

A cold-blooded murderer - who provided free milk to schoolchildren...

19 Mar 2015 Chris Waugh


10 Americans You Won't Believe Were Accused Of Being Communists

No-one could escape McCarthyism - not even two Presidents.

18 Mar 2015 Chris Waugh


10 Weirdest Weapons Used During World War II

From exploding rodents to unleashing the bubonic plague.

17 Mar 2015 Chris Waugh

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10 World-Changing Inventions That Were Total Rip-Offs

Wait, so Steve Jobs actually wasn't a genius...? Blasphemy!

17 Mar 2015 Tom Baker

Edgar Allen Poe

16 Mind-Blowing Facts About Edgar Allan Poe

It's weird enough marrying a 13-year-old - but especially so when they're also your cousin...

17 Mar 2015 Chris Waugh

Tennis Airplane

15 Historical Photos You Won't Believe Are Real

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

17 Mar 2015 Chris Waugh

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12 Things Everyone Gets Wrong About St Patrick's Day

You're getting drunk on March 17 for all the wrong reasons...

17 Mar 2015 Chris Waugh


25 Mind-Blowing Facts About Sir Winston Churchill

The man who seemingly lived by the motto: "Why wear clothes when a birthday suit will do?"

14 Mar 2015 Chris Waugh

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10 Historical Figures You Might Find At A Gatsby Party

A crazy cocktail of Gangsters, Actresses and Eloping Evangelists.

13 Mar 2015 Tom Mankin

13 Famous People Who Died On Friday 13th

It's that time of the year again. Keep calm and don't die.

13 Mar 2015 Chris Waugh