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First war on Earth: “The dust storm of Sumer”

How many wars have there been in total? But when exactly did it happen for the very first time? When…

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Mimizuka: the dark secret kept by a strange Japanese monument with a cute name

The Mimizuka is a memorial in Kyoto, Japan, dedicated to the severed noses of Korean soldiers and civilians killed during…

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The secret of Oasisamerica: what the secret lands between Mexico and America hide

Oasisamerica is the term used by some anthropologists to define a large and ancient cultural area located between present-day Mexico…

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How did Hawaii become part of the united states?

Hawaii and its Native Hawaiian population have had a turbulent history, beginning with the Spanish–American War and continuing with the…

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How war and intrigue caused the marriage that created Spain

Ferdinand II of Aragon and his cousin Isabella I of Castile married in 1469, uniting their kingdoms and transforming Spain…

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Vlad the Impaler: how the bloodthirsty Dracula fought and surpassed his enemies

Vlad the Impaler was Voivode of Wallachia three times from 1448 until 1476/77. He's regarded as one of Wallachia's most…

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How Berlin became the capital of several countries in less than 100 years

Berlin features one of Europe's richest histories, including many of the 20th century's most significant events.

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Who was Saladin

Saladin was a Sunni Muslim Kurd who founded the Ayyubid dynasty and was the first sultan of both Egypt and…

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The secrets history of the Mongols

The Secret History of the Mongols is a record that covers the beginnings of the Mongols, Genghis Khan's rise to…

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Sweyn Forkbeard – the King of Denmark, who managed to seize the English throne

Sweyn, known as Forkbeard due to his long, cleft beard, was the son of Harald Bluetooth, king of Denmark and…

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Worst military decisions that led to a defeat

Some of these stories are so ridiculous that it looks like they were invented by enemy propaganda, but they really…

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Why did the Nazis create bands in concentration camps during World War II?

The first musical groups appeared almost simultaneously with the concentration camps themselves. It is hard to imagine how the prisoners,…

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