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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

20 Mind-Blowing Facts About Joseph Stalin

1 fact for every million people he killed.
By Adam Clery

10 Most Important Battles In US History

For Americans, history began in 1776.
By Jacob Tabb

10 Badass War Heroes You've Never Heard Of‏

"Frankly I had enjoyed the war" said the guy in the eye patch.
By Tom Baker

6 Myths About William Shakespeare That You Wrongly Believe

Ignorance about Bill is the curse of God; knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven.
By Terry Hearn

20 Mind-Blowing Facts About Adolf Hitler

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

10 Weird Conspiracy Theories About Hitler's Death

Could Hitler be living out a secret existence on the Moon?
By Sam Hill

10 Reasons Greek Mythology Is Messed Up

Romans had to learn how to party from someone.
By Iskander Gaffigan

10 Ways You Think About The Titanic All Wrong

Big, cocky ship hits ice? Yeah, it's not quite that simple.
By Alex Leadbeater

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

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

10 Strangest World War II Unsolved Mysteries

Just who did give up Anne Frank to the Nazis?
By Chris Waugh
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10 Insane Plans You Won't Believe The Military Tried

How did they not catch on?
By Tom Baker

10 People Who Were Probably Wrongly Executed

Miscarriages of justice?
By Laura Holmes

6 Things American Schools Teach You About History (That Are Total Bullsh*t)

American history as told by a product the American public education system.
By Andrew Benge
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2016 Presidential Election: 20 WTF Moments

Harambe for President!
By Jack Pooley
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8 Terrifying Unsolved Halloween Mysteries

Halloween is more than just scary movies and trick or treating.
By Brad Hamilton

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9 Historical Moments That Prove Aliens Have Visited Earth

The truth is... in here.
By Tom Mankin

10 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 Most Shocking Unsolved British Crime Mysteries

Just who was Jack The Ripper anyway?
By Tom Mankin

10 Famous People Who Never Actually Existed

Uncle Sam wants you!
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

10 Real-Life Spies More Badass Than James Bond

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

10 Real Life Horror Stories That Will Freak You Out

The real reasons we lock our doors at night...
By Thomas Wesson
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10 Oscar Winning Films With Huge Historical Inaccuracies

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

12 Historical "Facts" That Simply Aren't True

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

10 Unusual Facts You Didn't Know About The Titanic

Hands up who knew the infamous ship was carrying Dragon's Blood...?
By Tom Mankin

15 Historical Photos You Won't Believe Are Real

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

18 Mind-Blowing Facts About Saddam Hussein

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

10 Real-Life Archaeologists More Badass Than Indiana Jones

They have the hat, the gumption, the Nazi-punching...plus they're actually real.
By Tom Baker