History

“Those who do not learn history are doomed to repeat it.” This infamous quote is known by pretty much everyone. But just how much history do you actually know? Certainly, you know the basics, but there is even much left to be learned about those.

With a topic like history, there are hours of facts here that will be both educational and mind-blowing!

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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The Original Prankster

Horace De Vere Cole – Prankster Extraordinaire

Back in the pre-internet days, a prankster – let alone a good one – was hard to find. This article is about one legendary prankster who lives on in infamy. His name was Horace de Vere Cole, and he was a very bored Irish-born Englishman who got up to no good!

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Surprising Facts about Albert Goring

Albert Göring, The Anti-Nazi Brother of Hermann Göring

There were many infamous members of the Nazi Party, including the well-known member Hermann Göring, head of the Luftwaffe and Hitler's designated successor. But we're here today for the facts about his anti-Nazi brother, Albert Göring.

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The Great Australian Emu War of 1932

The Great Australian Emu War of 1932

Although this sounds like a completely made up war, the Great Emu War was completely real - and you'd be shocked to find out who won! Check out the facts behind this bizarre war and how it ended up getting solved.

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Fantastic Facts About Flags of the World

10 Fantastic Facts About Flags of the World

Flags around the world are about much more than simply identifying which country they belong to. Do you ever wonder what the colors, shapes and patterns mean on flags? Here are 10 fascinating facts about the flags of the world you should really know.

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