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The Worst Witch Trial in History Took Place in Spain, Not Salem

The Worst Witch Trial in History Took Place in Spain, Not Salem

If you thought the Salem witch trials were bad, wait until you learn about what went down in Spain.
Carrie Fisher: A Life In Photos

Carrie Fisher: A Life In Photos

The actress and writer died at age 60.
Devastating Civil Wars That Make America’s Look Tiny

Devastating Civil Wars That Make America’s Look Tiny

The United States invaded Russia, Germany tore itself apart over religion, and hunger became a weapon in Africa. These domestic conflicts render America's Civil War puny by comparison.
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.
America’s Darkest Hour: 39 Haunting Photos Of The Civil War

America’s Darkest Hour: 39 Haunting Photos Of The Civil War

Scenes from the brutal conflict that killed almost three percent of the American population in four short years.
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.
Americans Choose The Ten Most Important Historical Events Of Their Lifetime

Americans Choose The Ten Most Important Historical Events Of Their Lifetime

How do your rankings match up?
Who Betrayed Anne Frank? New Research Might Surprise You

Who Betrayed Anne Frank? New Research Might Surprise You

New research shows that Nazis could have discovered Anne Frank simply by accident.
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.