Cracked Archive - History

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5 Ridiculous Cold War Myths You Probably Believe

The Cold War was a 40-year pissing contest in which the entire world's population kept a constant eye on the news, with a never-ending fear that one side or the other would whap their big, red Armageddon button first.

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6 Incredible Ancient Wonders (Destroyed By Idiots)

When future archaeologists look back at our era thousands of years from now, they'll reach two major conclusions: 1) our subway system was very inefficient and bizarrely sandwich-centric, and 2) we were morons.

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