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Archaeologists Find Hardcore Infants Wearing Skull Helmets
Archaeologists Find Hardcore Infants Wearing Skull Helmets

Even the most hardcore Scandinavian metal bands wouldn't put something like that on their album covers.

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5 Famous Things That Were Named After Awful People
5 Famous Things That Were Named After Awful People

Being a household name doesn't exactly make someone a role model.

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5 Priceless Missing Treasures (That Are Waiting To Be Found)
5 Priceless Missing Treasures (That Are Waiting To Be Found)

Everyone from Nathan Drake to Benjamin Gates has failed to locate these missing treasures.

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6 Secret Plots With Twists Nobody Saw Coming
6 Secret Plots With Twists Nobody Saw Coming

These twists are so ridiculous no screenwriter would ever touch them.

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4 Horrific Incidents The Military Tried To Cover Up
4 Horrific Incidents The Military Tried To Cover Up

If there's any institution that doesn't want us to know how much it messes up, it's the military.

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5 Random People Who Stumbled Across Huge, Terrifying Secrets
5 Random People Who Stumbled Across Huge, Terrifying Secrets

Whose job is it to solve crimes?

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5 Historical 'Facts' That Are Nothing But Propaganda
5 Historical 'Facts' That Are Nothing But Propaganda

We know history books are often wrong. But have you ever wondered why?

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5 Cynical Reasons Everyday Foods Became Popular
5 Cynical Reasons Everyday Foods Became Popular

A whole bunch of shenanigans and tragedies have shaped what's popular.

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5 'Huh?' White House Facts History Class Never Mentioned
5 'Huh?' White House Facts History Class Never Mentioned

The government has always been wild.

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5 Insane Psy-Op Strategies Governments Almost Tried
5 Insane Psy-Op Strategies Governments Almost Tried

There are apparently no stupid ideas when it comes to psychological warfare.

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4 Creepy Tales of Would-Be Victims Dodging Serial Killers
4 Creepy Tales of Would-Be Victims Dodging Serial Killers

Here's some extraordinarily spooky things that happened to some ordinary people.

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 5 Historical Wonders That Are Total Nightmare Fuel
5 Historical Wonders That Are Total Nightmare Fuel

Happy Halloween, everyone!

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5 Paranormal Encounters Reported By American Presidents
5 Paranormal Encounters Reported By American Presidents

Their tales range from the chilling to the ridiculous.

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5 Legendary Monsters Who Were Based On Real People
5 Legendary Monsters Who Were Based On Real People

It turns out a lot of history's greatest boogeymen only exist because of regular ol' real people.

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6 Stories From History That Sound Like Secret Zombie Movies
6 Stories From History That Sound Like Secret Zombie Movies

History class tends to gloss over all the zombies.

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