Cracked Archive - History

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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5 Creepy Moments From History You Never Learned In School
5 Creepy Moments From History You Never Learned In School

History is full of horribly depressing moments.

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5 World-Changing Geniuses (Who Got Robbed Of All The Credit)
5 World-Changing Geniuses (Who Got Robbed Of All The Credit)

Behind every great man is a great mind they ripped off.

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5 Political Insults With WTF Origins You Never Saw Coming
5 Political Insults With WTF Origins You Never Saw Coming

Some political insults have straightforward origins. These don't.

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5 Everyday Things With (Mostly Forgotten) Nazi Origins
5 Everyday Things With (Mostly Forgotten) Nazi Origins

Plenty of everyday things have weird connections to the Nazis.

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5 Horrifying Ways Scandals Were Covered Up
5 Horrifying Ways Scandals Were Covered Up

People will do anything to keep their shady acts secret.

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5 Surprising Relationships Between Historical Figures
5 Surprising Relationships Between Historical Figures

The coolest thing about being famous is that you get access to other famous people just as interesting as you.

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5 Famous Love Stories From History That Were Weird As Hell
5 Famous Love Stories From History That Were Weird As Hell

Get ready for communist affairs, a lot of French people, and some seriously goth boning.

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5 Fast Food Gimmicks That Went Horribly Wrong
5 Fast Food Gimmicks That Went Horribly Wrong

Well, that didn't go right.

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5 Famous Companies With Unexpectedly Dark Origin Stories
5 Famous Companies With Unexpectedly Dark Origin Stories

The backstories of some of these companies are weird and/or horrifying.

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6 Real-Life Villains Who'd Be Too Crazy For Comic Books
6 Real-Life Villains Who'd Be Too Crazy For Comic Books

These guys make the Joker look like a well-adjusted citizen.

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5 Writers Who Showed Crazy Courage Chasing A Story
5 Writers Who Showed Crazy Courage Chasing A Story

How far would YOU go to get the scoop?

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