Every once in a while, huge crowds of ordinary people came together in epic demonstrations of collective mayhem, and suffered no consequences whatsoever for it.
Even humanity's biggest disasters have life-affirming moments hidden within, courtesy of regular people stepping up to help others.
Holiday traditions don't actually originate from elves and Krampus.
Here's a not often told story of bravery and perseverance.
The sheer awfulness of Nazism tainted everything they did. Even the fun things.
If you would have told our ancestors that one day we'd be using plastic cards and paper bills to acquire our daily needs, they probably would have said, 'Why? Is violence obsolete in the future? Also, what is plastic?'
Did you know your favorite party snack was invented by a racist utopian cult?
I'm here to try and defend my beloved country against accusations that we're nothing more than a nation of evil, mustache-twirling, power-obsessed psychopaths in well-tailored suits.
People have always been dumb.
We're not saying that digging around certain sites will stir up ancient curses. But, we're not saying it won't, either.
Horror stories are great and all, but around Halloween, we like to focus on the real stuff. You know, the monsters that could in fact be outside your house right now.
Lots of you are too old and jaded to be kept awake at night by ghost stories and implausible urban legends. No, this time of year, you need something a little more real.
Those who forget history are doomed to repeat it. But you know what? Remembering history ain't always so great, either.