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Re-Smelling London’s Great Stink Of 1858

Re-Smelling London’s Great Stink Of 1858

London's Great Stink of 1858 didn't merely cause nausea citywide, it led to world-changing developments in science and engineering.
How Allied Prisoners Used ‘Monopoly’ To Escape Nazi POW Camps

How Allied Prisoners Used ‘Monopoly’ To Escape Nazi POW Camps

Historians estimate that thousands of prisoners fled Nazi prisons all thanks to some truly unique board game sets.
How Antonio López de Santa Anna Helped Invent Your Grandparents’ Favorite Chewing Gum

How Antonio López de Santa Anna Helped Invent Your Grandparents’ Favorite Chewing Gum

Years after he killed hundreds at the Alamo, Antonio López de Santa Anna accidentally helped create chewing gum as we know it today.