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Fascinating: The History of Chess!
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The Myth of Jason and the Argonauts
The famous Greek myth of Jason and his Argonauts searching for the golden fleece.
The Rise and Fall of the Mongol Empire
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This Ancient Civilization Just Mysteriously Vanished
Long ago, Malta was inhabited by a mysterious, advanced civilization, but one day, it ceased to exist. What happened?
This Painter Can’t See, But He Creates Colorful Worlds
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There Are Surprising Stories Behind Every US State’s Name
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Where Did Famous Tongue-Twisters Come From?
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Why Alexander’s Speech During the Opis Mutiny is Legendary
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How One Race Made Harley Davidson's Fame
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7 US Place Names Every British Person Pronounces WRONG
There's one aspect of English that's even more infuriating and complex than spelling. That aspect is pronunciation, and this funny post will show you why.
The Most Beautiful Asian Royal Crowns
This video will show you 10 famous crowns from Asia and their fascinating histories.
The Extraordinary Origins of 10 Common English Words
In this article, we uncover the extraordinary etymology of 10 common English words, including ‘daisy’, ‘eavesdropper’, and ‘vaccine’.
10 Jaw-Dropping History Facts We Never Knew Were True!
These little-known historical facts and stories show us just how little we all know about life’s mysteries and history’s twists and turns.
These Useful Charts Are Handy In Various Life Situations!
With infographics and charts, you can learn and remember new information in such an easy and fun way!
The Four Holy Grails of History
Did you know that there have been not one, not two, but four ancient artifacts that were mistaken for the Holy Grail?
How Did the World's Continents Get Their Names?
Have you ever wondered how the world's continents got their names?
These Smart Innovations Will Make Our Lives Easier
Take a look at some unusual but incredibly useful inventions that we all need.
12 Practical Infographics You’ll Want to Save For Later
You’ll surely enjoy this collection of charts. It’s a treasure trove of knowledge about our health, nature, and human society.
This Beautifully Restored Video Makes the 1930s Come Alive
This brilliantly restored video from 1939 features a lively scene of women swing-dancing the Lindy Hop.
The Life of an Average Viking Was Quite Fascinating!
Vikings have fascinated all of us. But do you what was the typical Viking lifestyle like? Find out.
How a Prisoner Used Soup to Escape His Cell
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Recreating a Forgotten Firework Tradition From Wales
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The Origins of these 10 Olympic Words is Fascinating
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I Never Knew These Intriguing Things About Life In Japan!
Japan has a number of cultural differences. Here are 15 intriguing facts about this countries.
Wow! We’ve NEVER Seen These Terrific Maps Before
Enjoy an abundance of practical tips and fascinating information about our world in the form of fun charts, maps, and infographics.
Myth Busting: Stone-Age Era Edition
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The Most Relaxing Panflute Music to Soothe Your Soul
Enjoy this soulful panflute performance against the backdrop of magnificent landscapes.
Even the Simplest Things Look SO Awesome in Slow Motion!
An incredibly cool compilation of epic slow motion shots of everyday things.
The Bible Explored – A Brief History in Crisp Animation
This beautifully animated video presents a brief and fascinating history of the Bible.
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