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The Gay Electro-Ronin: Meet Hiraga Gennai, the "Da Vinci of Japan"<\/a><\/h2>

This is the story of a man who was like a cross between Leonardo Da Vinci, Oscar Wilde, and Don Draper.<\/p>

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By Cezary Jan Strusiewicz <\/a> <\/dd>
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The Boldest Slavery Escape Story (History Class Skipped Over)<\/a><\/h2>

One of the boldest escapes in the dark days of slavery was that of Ellen and William Craft, who escaped in plain sight.<\/p>

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By Laura Caseley <\/a> <\/dd>
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The Surprisingly Racist Origins Of Square Dancing In Gym Class (VIDEO)<\/a><\/h2>

You know how you hated learning square dancing in gym class? Well, now you have a good reason.<\/p>

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By Melissa Aquiles, <\/a> Jack Frederick <\/a> <\/dd>
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10 Ways Gladiator Life Was Different From The Movies<\/a><\/h2>

Sharpen those swords, make peace with Jupiter and get ready for the roar of a bloodthirsty crowd because we are going back in time to ancient Rome.<\/p>

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By Ethan Tyrrell <\/a> <\/dd>
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6 People Who Failed So Hard Their Names Became Insults<\/a><\/h2>

However badly you do in life, chances are you'll do better than the people on this list.<\/p>

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By Adam Bumas <\/a> <\/dd>
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12 Bizarre Ways People Got Turned Into Mummies<\/a><\/h2>

While the word \"mummy\" probably conjures up an image of a body wrapped in bandages, Egyptian-style, mummies can happen in all kinds of ways -- intentionally or not.<\/p>

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By Laura Caseley <\/a> <\/dd>
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There Was Once A Huge Empire Outside Of St. Louis, MO (And Schools Barely Teach It)<\/a><\/h2>

What if we told you that North America's Rome was down the street from the Cardinals' stadium?<\/p>

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By Cedric Voets <\/a> <\/dd>
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6 Historical Figures That Pop-Culture Got Pretty Wrong<\/a><\/h2>

The dead, like the living, need a little image boost to keep them relevant.<\/p>

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By Nathan Williams <\/a> <\/dd>
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Was Jesus Getting Stoned?<\/a><\/h2>

\u201cPass the bong said He,\u201d Psalm 4:20<\/p>

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By Oona O'Brien <\/a> <\/dd>
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How We Tried To Trade with Aliens in the 1600s<\/a><\/h2>

Yes, this chariot with wings shall certainly work \u2026<\/p>

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By Oona O'Brien <\/a> <\/dd>
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5 Truly Creepshow Moments in History<\/a><\/h2>

We tend to remember the Hollywood version of historical events, but things in real life usually aren't so pretty.<\/p>

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By Amanda Mannen <\/a> <\/dd>
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