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France is well known for its pastries and perhaps the most famous is the French Croissant, people would rank it as high as the Eiffel Tower and the beret as being French icons. All around the world people know...
At the height of the First World War, France made a very interesting strategic decision: they built a completely fake Paris to fool German bombers. It had a Champs-Elysee and Gard Du Nord, and many other features that are...
Deep in at the bottom of the Black Sea divers have recently discovered the world’s oldest intact shipwreck. Largely made possible due to the oxygen-free water at the bottom of the seafloor, the ship has been sunk and resting...
You would have thought it would be quite difficult to buy a whole empire, sure empires have been inherited or conquered but can they actually be bought? How in the world would that even take place? Well, it has...
In 1944, the USSR quickly realized that in terms of modern heavy bombers they were lacking behind. When reaching Berlin, they noticed that Britain and America air forces had been constantly bombing German cities at capacities that the USSR...
Sarah Rector was born in 1902 in Oklahoma on Muscogee Creek Indian allotted land to two parents who both came from enslaved ancestry. In 1907 when Oklahoma passed a law that ordered the Creeks land to be divided between...
One would have thought that jousting was reserved for a bygone time, the medieval ages. A time of knights, kings, and princesses; all galloping furiously on their noble steeds. Tipped from head to toy in ancient armor, jousting was...
A famous film that dramatized underwater battle for the whole world to see is, of course, The Hunt For Red October, it portrayed a nerve-racking experience with crews deep under the ocean searching for their enemy with sonar. And though...
You would think that growing up around animated series and seeing the creation of Disneyland first hand, would ensure that you would become a loving and happy family. In the case of Walt Disney’s grandchildren, this is just not...
When it comes to drinking games and challenges, many of us are always up to take on the next one. Though the challenge that happens in one bar in Canada, may well just be your limit. If you happen...
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