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10 Amazing Coincidences From History

How a sandwich started the First World War.
By Andrew Chapman
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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
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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
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10 Chilling Stories Of People Who Were Buried Alive

An unthinkable scenario many have sadly endured.
By Danny Meegan
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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

10 Real-Life Spies More Badass Than James Bond

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

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

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
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10 Conspiracy Theories People Actually Believe

Now Andy, did you hear about this one?
By Ben Counter
+ 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
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12 Biggest Brand Blunders In History

Sorry, was that "toilet" or "tonic" water you wanted to buy?
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

10 Lost Treasures That Are Still Waiting To Be Found

Set sail and find your fortune.
By Tom Mankin
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10 More Real-Life Horror Stories That Will Ruin Your Day

Never buy antique dolls...
By Jamie Kennedy

10 Deeply Personal Historical Rivalries

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

10 Most Brutal African Dictators

Hearts of Darkness.
By Benjamin Richardson
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7 Most Insane Historical Attempts To Create A Super Soldier

As it turns out, history is full of battle units straight out of a cocaine-fueled cartoon.
By Cezary Strusiewicz
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10 More Famous Photographs That Fooled Everyone

And you thought your Instagram filters were impressive...
By Jamie Kennedy

10 Must Brutal Acts Of Revenge In History

Retribution is not always swift - and is often bloody.
By Chris Waugh
+ Sport

10 Famous Sporting Protests

This should get the President tweeting...
By Joe Fish

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

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 Creepy Stories About Real Life Executioners

When you kill people for a living, you end up with some creepy stories.
By Andrew Lewis
+ Comics

10 Major Milestones In Comic Book History

Nothing was ever the same again.
By Ewan Paterson