History

A history of bicycles

A Brief History Of Bicycles

Traditionally bicycles are two-wheeled and self-propelled modes of transport. The first design of one was back in 1817 and was created by Karl von Drais. Bicycles have come a long way since then and come in many different forms. Here is a short history to get you up to speed.

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Criminals who could still be out there

7 Criminals Who Could Still Be Out There Today

While many of the most dangerous people around are locked up behind bars, some of the most infamous criminals could still be at large out in the community - meaning an attack could happen at any moment. Here are 7 such persons to look out for!

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The first homeless shelters

The Bizarre Story Of The First Homeless Shelter

Some of the oldest homeless shelters in the world were run by The Salvation Army, London, UK, way back in the 1800s. Accommodation here was cheap at just 1 penny to 4 pennies, but they were far from luxurious. Here's a closer look at what those pennies would afford you.

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30 facts all about Joe Biden

30 Presidential Facts About Joe Biden

Joe Biden, born November 20, 1942, in Scranton, Pennsylvania is the 46th President of the United States of America. Biden has a long history of working in politics and has helped create life-changing laws. Here are the top 30 facts we could find all about him.

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The history of Roman numerals

The History Of Roman Numerals

Roman numerals are a numerical system that dates back to between 850 and 750 BC. They were slightly different back then as Rome hadn't even been founded yet! So where did they come from? Let's take a look at the history of Roman numerals together.

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Why does Santa give coal to bad kids?

Why Does Santa Claus Give Coal To Bad Kids?

One of the greatest joys of Christmas is knowing that Santa will visit your house the night before to drop off presents for good kids. But what about bad kids? It’s said that those children will get a lump of coal, but where does this come from? Let's find out.

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Facts about the Spanish Flu

8 Shocking Facts About The Spanish Flu

The Spanish Flu struck the world in 1918 and 1919 and during the final year of World War I. It is known as the deadliest outbreak ever and claimed perhaps over 100 million lives worldwide. Let's take a closer look with these 8 shocking facts all about the Spanish Flu.

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Why are black cats associated with halloween?

Why Are Black Cats Associated With Halloween?

Black cats are well-known for being bad luck. Should you see one keep away because if one crosses you, you'll be cursed for life. They are also often associated with Halloween, but how did this all start in the first place? Why does the black cat get such a bad rap? Let's find out.

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10 Historical Facts About The Ancient Egyptians

10 Historical Facts About The Ancient Egyptians

From mysterious mummies like Tutankhamun and hieroglyphics to worshipping cats, there's so much to learn about Ancient Egypt. Delve deeper into the ever-growing mysteriousness of the Ancient Egyptians with these 10 fascinating facts all about them.

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11 Interesting Facts About The Twin Towers

11 Interesting Facts About The Twin Towers

The Twin Towers, also known as the World Trade Centers were both completed in 1973 in Manhattan, New York City. At over 1,360 foot tall, they were the tallest buildings in the world when built. Here are some interesting facts about the Twin Towers that you may not know.

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facts about Ancient Romans

10 Amazing Facts About Ancient Rome And The Romans

The Roman Empire stretched for over 1,500 years which helped them earn their place in history. Having been around for so long they saw the rise and fall of many other ancient civilizations. Let’s dig a little deeper into the fascinating Ancient Romans through these 10 top facts.

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Pepsi briefly became the sixth largest military in the world

How Pepsi Became The Sixth Largest Military In The World

Pepsi is one of the most famous sellers of coke. But once upon a time, they were also the sixth largest military in the world too. How did this happen? And what did Russia and vodka have to do with it? Sit back as we unfold this fascinating story.

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