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Why Isn’t Belgium’s King Leopold II As Reviled As Hitler Or Stalin?

Why Isn’t Belgium’s King Leopold II As Reviled As Hitler Or Stalin?

The most brutal genocide you've never heard of.
Italy Creates “Fertility Day” To Remind Women That Future Should Involve A Baby

Italy Creates “Fertility Day” To Remind Women That Future Should Involve A Baby

As Italy grapples with declining birthrates and slumping economic growth, Italian lawmakers actually made a “day” to remind women that their future should involve a baby.
Dutch Ban On Gas-Powered Cars “Likely To Become Law,” Officials Say

Dutch Ban On Gas-Powered Cars “Likely To Become Law,” Officials Say

A new bill that bans gas and diesel-powered vehicles in the entirety of the Netherlands is likely to become law, proponents say.
La Tomatina Festival: Inside Spain’s Bizarre Tomato-Throwing Festival

La Tomatina Festival: Inside Spain’s Bizarre Tomato-Throwing Festival

Tomatoes are kind of a big deal in Spain.
Chinese Man Spends Two Weeks As Refugee After Accidentally Filling Out Asylum Application

Chinese Man Spends Two Weeks As Refugee After Accidentally Filling Out Asylum Application

When you think about all the things that could possibly go wrong while on vacation, getting trapped in German bureaucracy is not likely to be the first thing to cross your mind — and yet that is precisely what happened to a Chinese man who recently visited the country.
Italy Passes Law To Donate Extra Food To The Needy

Italy Passes Law To Donate Extra Food To The Needy

Food waste is a massive problem in Europe, and Italian lawmakers want to do something about it.
Why Muslim Refugees Are Converting To Christianity

Why Muslim Refugees Are Converting To Christianity

Motivations behind these conversions vary.
Adolf Hitler’s Birthplace May Be Destroyed

Adolf Hitler’s Birthplace May Be Destroyed

Here's what the government wants to do with it.
How Josef Mengele Became The Angel Of Death

How Josef Mengele Became The Angel Of Death

How he became a monster and eventually evaded capture.
7 Napoleon Bonaparte Facts They Don’t Teach You In History Class

7 Napoleon Bonaparte Facts They Don’t Teach You In History Class

Anyone who amasses this much power is going to be a bit odd, and Napoleon was no exception.
The Shocking Story Of Olga Hepnarová, A Truck-Driving Mass Murderess

The Shocking Story Of Olga Hepnarová, A Truck-Driving Mass Murderess

Learn the ghastly details that inspired a chilling new film.