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The Story Of Jackie The Baboon Who Fought In The Trenches Of World War I

The Story Of Jackie The Baboon Who Fought In The Trenches Of World War I

Due to his dedication to the army, he became the official mascot of the 3rd Transvaal Regiment and was taken everywhere with the soldiers.
This Week In History News, Oct. 22 – 28

This Week In History News, Oct. 22 – 28

New book identifies Black Dahlia killer, unusual ancient tradition may be spreading the plague in Madagascar, and the JFK assassination files contain surprising revelations.
King Tut’s Dagger Has An “Extraterrestrial Origin,” Experts Say

King Tut’s Dagger Has An “Extraterrestrial Origin,” Experts Say

Though it was previously believed to be iron, King Tut's dagger is most likely made from meteorite metals.
Man Has Surgery To Reduce His 11-Pound Testicles And 3-Foot Penis [PHOTOS, NSFW]

Man Has Surgery To Reduce His 11-Pound Testicles And 3-Foot Penis [PHOTOS, NSFW]

"The pain became increasingly unbearable, so that I couldn’t even walk or sit."
Madagascans Are Dancing With Corpses And It’s Probably Spreading The Black Plague

Madagascans Are Dancing With Corpses And It’s Probably Spreading The Black Plague

Famadihana is a ritual where families exhume the bones of their dead relatives, rewrap them with a fresh cloth, and dance with the wrapped corpses.
3 Colonial Propaganda Films About Africa That Are Even More Appalling Than You’d Think

3 Colonial Propaganda Films About Africa That Are Even More Appalling Than You’d Think

Until the mid-20th century, colonial powers made these films to convince Africans that they deserved to be oppressed.
Elusive Sand Kittens Caught On Video In The Wild For The First Time Ever

Elusive Sand Kittens Caught On Video In The Wild For The First Time Ever

After years of searching, researchers have finally given the world a look at these adorable cats.
Vampire Scare Causes Mob Violence, Murder In Malawi

Vampire Scare Causes Mob Violence, Murder In Malawi

In the southern districts of Malawi, vigilante mobs killed at least five people they believed drank human blood as part of magic rituals.
How King Tut Supposedly Killed 9 People — After He Died

How King Tut Supposedly Killed 9 People — After He Died

These nine deaths have been attributed to the "Curse of the Pharaoh" which was placed on King Tutankhamen's tomb.
The Fiendish Plot Behind The “Screaming Mummy”

The Fiendish Plot Behind The “Screaming Mummy”

This mummy was behind a murderous plot carried out over 3,000 years ago.
The Baboon Who Worked On A Railway For 9 Years Without Ever Messing Up

The Baboon Who Worked On A Railway For 9 Years Without Ever Messing Up

Jack the baboon worked on the railway system without ever making a mistake.