Cracked Archive - History

5 Historical 'Facts' That Are Nothing But Propaganda

We know history books are often wrong. But have you ever wondered why?

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5 Cynical Reasons Everyday Foods Became Popular

A whole bunch of shenanigans and tragedies have shaped what's popular.

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5 'Huh?' White House Facts History Class Never Mentioned

The government has always been wild.

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5 Insane Psy-Op Strategies Governments Almost Tried

There are apparently no stupid ideas when it comes to psychological warfare.

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4 Creepy Tales of Would-Be Victims Dodging Serial Killers

Here's some extraordinarily spooky things that happened to some ordinary people.

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5 Historical Wonders That Are Total Nightmare Fuel

Happy Halloween, everyone!

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5 Paranormal Encounters Reported By American Presidents

Their tales range from the chilling to the ridiculous.

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5 Legendary Monsters Who Were Based On Real People

It turns out a lot of history's greatest boogeymen only exist because of regular ol' real people.

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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

History is full of horribly depressing moments.

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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

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

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Pictofacts

Comparisons That Make Time Itself Do A Double-Take

This is what the passage of time looks like.

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Pictofacts

25 Mysteries That Remain Unsolved, Unexplained, & Unsettling

We know a ton of details about these cases, but still can't solve them.

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