Cracked Archive - History

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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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How A Dead Nun Ended Up With Teeth Full Of Treasure

Here's a cautionary tale from history about licking fancy rocks.

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5 Wild Loopholes People Used To Beat Rigged Systems

Some people know you can only break the rules by following them to the letter.

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These 12 Famous Folks Are Trolls (Sorry, But It’s True)

Turns out trolling has a long, storied, history.

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5 Insane Facts From History Nobody Taught You In School

It's hard to take your ancestors seriously after you realize how they all smelled.

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These 47 Facts Will Make You A Walking History Channel

It’s time to bump up your ‘well, actually’ game.

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