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“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.

Additionally, there’s a lot of interesting information behind some of your favorite brands, sports, and holidays! For example, do you know where the first McDonald’s was opened? We all love Halloween, but where did the idea to dress up come from? Find out all this and more with this variety of history facts!

The Life and Death of the Concorde

Conquering the air has always been a dream and a passion of man. The most well-known plane of them all has to be the Concorde, a European invention that has won the world over and taken many across the globe. Here we’re going to look at the life and death of this amazing craft.

The History of Space Travel Timeline

To travel into the unknown of space is a dream for so many children and adults alike, although one that very few will ever reach. Here we’re going to go through a timeline of the significant moments in the history of space travel, starting way back in the 1940s...

When Were the Planets Discovered in Our Solar System?

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The first 5 planets of our solar system are very hard to date, being visible to the naked eye meant they were all identified long ago, but we do know their initial recorded date. Here we’re going to go through the date of each planet’s discovery, and some fun facts about each wonder.

Goodbye Gun Emoji, Hello Water Pistol!

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With the latest release of iOS 10, many of us are excited about the new features, but there's one question on everyone's mind... what happened to the gun emoji? And why is there now a water pistol? Read on for the facts, and the birth of the water pistol emoji.

14 Facts About the Christmas Truce of 1914

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The Great War of 1914-1918 saw bloodshed, heartache and devastation around the world. However, among the tragedy is the tale of the Christmas truce. This iconic moment of history tells the tale of soldiers on opposite sides coming together in a moment of peace during Christmas Day 1914.