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During the 17th and 18th century one of the great fears that played in the back of everyone’s mind was the possibility of being buried alive. With sicknesses and diseases often ravaging whole communities, sometimes mistakes were made. It...
One of the most unusual and strange events ever to come out of Medieval England is known as the Children’s Crusade in the year of 1212. This was a crusade that was mostly led by children, tens of thousands...
Julius Caesar the great Roman emperor who was championed for his military prowess in terms of strategy, growing the Roman empire tenfold, was once kidnapped by pirates. At the young age of 25, Julius Caesar was sailing across the...
New York officially opened a subway in 1904 which changed the way the city operated forever. However what is relatively unknown is that this was not actually New York's first subway, in fact, the first subway ever opened in...
In 1946 Argentina had a plan to grow a local fur trade and in 1946 decided to introduce 25 pairs of beavers from Canada into their wildlife. Little did they know the devastating effect these beavers would have on...
When World War I was imminent for the United States, a group of Nebraska locals decided to make a stance in 1916. They gathered up as many signatures that they could for their petition to make an amendment to...
Politicians being chosen at random seems a bit strange, but if you sit down and think about it, someone who is not actively looking to work in politics could potentially be a much better-suited candidate. And that is exactly...
When it comes to who had the biggest Rambo moment in the Vietnam War there are undoubtedly many candidates, but if you talk about who was the biggest badass? Then there can only be one and his name is...
If any professional basketball player finds themselves playing in North Korea by some mishap, well they may get a little confused over how the game is played. Generally speaking, the rules of the game are quite similar, you bounce...
You may be surprised to learn that the leaning tower of Pisa once had a brother or a sister, whichever it may be, and it was even taller. The Leaning Tower of Zaragoza in Spain was around 100 ft...
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