Cracked Archive - History

5 Creepy AF Historical Finds (You'll Wish Hadn't Been Found)
5 Creepy AF Historical Finds (You'll Wish Hadn't Been Found)

These historical finds don't belong in museums, they belong in horror movies.

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5 Insane Ways History's Screwed Over Disabled People
5 Insane Ways History's Screwed Over Disabled People

You might be surprised how cartoonishly evil some people can be.

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5 Famous Geniuses And Their Super Embarrassing Early Works
5 Famous Geniuses And Their Super Embarrassing Early Works

Even the best minds mankind has ever encountered behaved like hormonal idiots when they were young.

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5 Awful Torture Methods (Invented For Humanitarian Reasons)
5 Awful Torture Methods (Invented For Humanitarian Reasons)

Some of histories worst atrocities were thought up by people who were only trying to help.

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5 Historical Facts That Were Way Too Stupid For The Movies
5 Historical Facts That Were Way Too Stupid For The Movies

History is a vast, fascinating, and occasionally very stupid thing.

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The 1938 'War Of The Worlds' Alien Hysteria Was Fake News
The 1938 'War Of The Worlds' Alien Hysteria Was Fake News

Fake news about fake news?

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World-Changing Plots That Came Close To Happening
World-Changing Plots That Came Close To Happening

A few mind-blowing conspiracies came scary close to actually changing the world.

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George Washington Got Hit By Lightning In The Womb
George Washington Got Hit By Lightning In The Womb

Apparently, George Washington was marked for greatness before he was ever born.

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6 Famous Quotes You See On Facebook (That Are Crazy Fake)
6 Famous Quotes You See On Facebook (That Are Crazy Fake)

Most of these people would never said that thing you think they said.

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Paintball Looked Far More Insane In The 1900s
Paintball Looked Far More Insane In The 1900s

Mankind has always been looking for a reason to shoot at each other.

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5 Crazy True 9/11 Stories You've Never Heard Before
5 Crazy True 9/11 Stories You've Never Heard Before

Some of the little details about 9/11 are crazier than others.

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4 Stories From The Cold War That'll Keep You Up At Night
4 Stories From The Cold War That'll Keep You Up At Night

Take a gander at some of these Cold War shenanigans.

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North Korea Once Made A Monster Movie And It Was Super Crazy
North Korea Once Made A Monster Movie And It Was Super Crazy

This film is a valuable contribution to the cinematic arts.

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Why Did Pirates Really Wear Eyepatches?
Why Did Pirates Really Wear Eyepatches?

The simple eye patch is a much more advanced piece of technology than you realize.

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