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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
Offbeat

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
Offbeat

10 More Inventors Who Hated Their Own Creations

"You have created a monster, and it will destroy you!"
By Jonathan H. Kantor
Offbeat

10 Disturbing Crimes Solved By Amateurs

Who's in the f***ing bucket?!
By Callum Smith
Offbeat

10 Conspiracy Theories People Actually Believe

Now Andy, did you hear about this one?
By Ben Counter
Offbeat

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
Offbeat

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

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

What if Hitler had died on the battlefields of World War I?
By Chris Waugh
Sci / Tech

10 Top Secret Weapons You've Never Heard Of

The army's barmy babies: ten bizarre military projects, past, present, and future.
By Jack Morrell
Offbeat

10 Amazing Coincidences From History

How a sandwich started the First World War.
By Andrew Chapman
Offbeat

25 Mind-Blowing Facts About Vladimir Putin

A £45 Billion fortune, a judo black belt and an affair with a spy...
By Chris Waugh

10 Horrifying Serial Killers You've Never Heard Of

A collection of some of the worst monsters in human history.
By Jack Morrell

7 "Men Of God" Who Acted As Horror Movie Villains In Real Life

Pastors, priests and monks: their horrendous acts, and the reasons behind them.
By Edward Draper

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

The word "evil" doesn't even begin to cover it...
By Chris Waugh
Offbeat

8 Weird Questions That Courts Have Legally Answered

FUN FACT: A tomato is a fruit. INSANE FACT: The U.S. Supreme Court disagrees.
By Jeff Silvers

10 Mysteries That Apparently Exist Solely To Mess With You

Unsolved conundrums seemingly created by a cruel cosmos to baffle clueless humans.
By Ben Counter
Offbeat

10 Chilling Stories Of People Who Were Buried Alive

An unthinkable scenario many have sadly endured.
By Danny Meegan
Offbeat

10 Inventors Who Hated Their Own Creations

People who look back on their work with embarrassment wishing life had an undo button.
By Wesley Cunningham-Burns

10 Real-Life Spies More Badass Than James Bond

Who needs Spectre when you have this lot?
By Tom Baker
Film

10 Oscar Winning Films With Huge Historical Inaccuracies

"Based on a true story"... but where have all the facts gone?
By Chris Waugh

10 Famous People Who Never Actually Existed

Uncle Sam wants you!
By Chris Waugh

12 Animals The Human Race Tragically Killed Off

Quite literally as dead as a dodo.
By Chris Waugh

10 Incredible Ways People Faced Up To Their Own Death

Last wish before your execution? To command your own firing squad.
By Chris Waugh