Cracked Archive - History

The Real Colonel Sanders Was A Relentless, Amazing Maniac

We urge you to read this.

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Ted Bundy's Execution Party Was Completely Nuts

Bundy's execution was a gigantic tailgating party that even Raiders fans would find distasteful.

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6 Reasons Everyday Life In Ancient Rome Was Totally Insane

Rome's relationship with elaborate carnage wasn't a mere fling.

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The 5 Dumbest Times Journalism And Crime Overlapped

You can't just break the law because you're writing about it.

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18 Pieces Of History That Your Brain Pictures Wrong

Yeah, that mental image you have? Completely wrong.

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6 Crazy Facts You Didn't Know About Famous Historical Events

Have a look at the scenes history wished it could delete.

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How A Petty Scam Ended In Bloody Human Sacrifice

Have you ever told a lie that just got way out of control?

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5 Forgotten Historical Facts That Prove The Past's Crazy AF

Some things never change. Thankfully, these things did.

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5 Iconic Works Of Art That Caused Moral Panics

Certain now-classic works generated howling outrage back in their day.

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Archaeologists Discover An Ancient Relic ... From The 1990s

You may have shoes older than this Celtic artifact.

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5 Shocking Family Secrets Trump Doesn't Want You To Know

Whoo boy, there are a lot of secrets ...

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6 Amazing Facts That'll Change The Way You Look At History

Historical eras we think of as completely separate mix and overlap in mind-blowing ways.

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How An Entire Religion Got Trolled By A Murderous Con Artist

This is the utterly insane story of a man who gave us all a lesson in faking it until you make it.

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