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How Catherine The Great Shook Up Europe’s Male Power Structure — And Was Punished For It

How Catherine The Great Shook Up Europe’s Male Power Structure — And Was Punished For It

It was sexism, not a horse -- as one infamous rumor goes -- that brought down the powerful Russian empress.
This Bee-Decapitating Hornet Is The Stuff Of Nightmares

This Bee-Decapitating Hornet Is The Stuff Of Nightmares

A literally heartless hornet that can sting you repeatedly and land you in the hospital? It's not a nightmare — it's real.
How Bunny Rabbits Took Over Australia — And What The Government Is Doing About It

How Bunny Rabbits Took Over Australia — And What The Government Is Doing About It

Thanks to one bored 19th century hunter, Australia has a massive rabbit problem.
Sawney Bean Remains Scotland’s Most Famous Cannibal

Sawney Bean Remains Scotland’s Most Famous Cannibal

One of the most terrifying figures in English folklore may be a product of anti-Scot propaganda.
World War I Posters That Reveal The Roots Of Modern Propaganda

World War I Posters That Reveal The Roots Of Modern Propaganda

You can see the roots of modern warfare propaganda here.
The Time Trump Mistook An Actor For The President Of Russia

The Time Trump Mistook An Actor For The President Of Russia

In 1988, Donald Trump had a meeting with Mikhail Gorbachev. The problem was that, well, he actually didn't.
How War, Gender Stereotypes, And The Economy Gave Birth To “G.I. Joe”

How War, Gender Stereotypes, And The Economy Gave Birth To “G.I. Joe”

Turns out the real patriotic pursuit in the U.S. is turning a profit.
The Most Shocking Facts About Gay Conversion Therapy

The Most Shocking Facts About Gay Conversion Therapy

Eight appalling truths about the controversial practice that's now back in the headlines.
Multimillionaire Says His “Genius” Entitles Him To Greater Share Of Divorce Settlement

Multimillionaire Says His “Genius” Entitles Him To Greater Share Of Divorce Settlement

An American financier is upset about splitting a $173 million fortune with his allegedly unfaithful ex-wife.
Russian Deep Sea Fisherman Shares Photos Of His Most Bizarre Discoveries

Russian Deep Sea Fisherman Shares Photos Of His Most Bizarre Discoveries

You won't want to believe that these bizarre creatures actually exist.
How Vodka Shaped The Course Of Russian History

How Vodka Shaped The Course Of Russian History

The surprising ways in which the "water of life" has helped determine Russia's religious, political, and economic fate for hundreds of years.