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The British King Whose Corpse Exploded During His Funeral

<b>by Alex Carter</b><p>William the Conquerer was an unlikely king who reigned brutally and met an equally brutal end.<p>Born out of wedlock circa 1028 to Robert …

Royal Family

Top 10 Most Intense Battles in US History - Warrior Maven

Top 10

Top 10 Rare Finds From Mass Graves And Battlefields

Scarce finds add new words to the history books, and none are more visceral than death sites from the past. Most have faded enough to be overlooked …


The U.S. Won’t Say ‘Genocide’ But Cares About Armenian Democracy?

<i>“Did Armenia just dance its way to revolution?”</i> Mass demonstrations that have shut down Armenia leading to the replacement of its prime minister have …

World History

Bodyweight Routines Using Push-Ups and Squats

You've got no weights, no gym, no resistance bands — but you do have the desire to work out. Luckily, you have a built-in system to allow you to do …


These Are the Top-Rated Glycolic Acid Serums on Sephora for Glowing Skin

This isn't the first type we sing the praises of glycolic acid. As Craig Austin, MD, told MyDomaine recently, "glycolic acids exfoliate the top layer …

Skin Care

427 Genius Ways To Make Everything You Own Look More Expensive

As my mother always said: "Fake it 'til you make it."

Christmas Trees

Hitler definitely died in 1945, according to new study of his teeth

French researchers claim to have put an end to conspiracy theories surrounding the death of Adolf Hitler, after a study of his teeth proved he definitely died after taking cyanide and shooting himself in the head in Berlin in 1945.<p>The researchers reached their conclusion after they were given rare …

World History

A Harvard Doctor Has Made A Definitive List of The Best Workouts. Full Stop.

Dr I-Min Lee has made it simple for you<p>There’s a lot of information out there about exercise - be it how to lose weight, what’s best for anxiety or how to get a rock hard bum. Thankfully, a super clever person from one of the best Universities in the world has broken it down for us in the simplest …


12 Modern Books That Will Become Classics, According To People On Reddit

There are certain books that feel almost inherently "classic." <i>To Kill A Mockingbird. Catcher in the Rye. Moby</i> freaking <i>Dick.</i> But do you ever wonder …


Five Prolific Explorers Who Aren’t the Men You Thought They Were

Some were intricate liars and brutal murderers while others battled complex mental demons.<p>These stories are a little messier than the versions you …

Native Americans

The 7 Most Adorable Towns in France

Not to knock Paris -- a city everyone agrees is the prototype for pretty capitals -- but these small towns are the ultimate when it comes to French …

European Travel

The 12 Best New Nonfiction Books Coming Out In May 2018

May is here, and the year continues to deliver more amazing books than any one reader can be expected to handle. Not that we’re complaining, of …


Why Was the Battle of the Somme So Deadly?

The Battle of the Somme was one of the largest battles of World War I, and among the bloodiest in all of human history. A combination of a compact …


Shipwrecks from WWI and the Spanish Armada can be found on this new interactive map

The oldest boats on the map date back thousands of years.


7 French Cities You Should Visit Besides Paris

Been to Paris? 7 Other French Cities You Should Visit<p>Paris is by far France’s most famous city. About 32.3 million people travel to Paris every year, …


6 of the best historical documentaries on Netflix

<b>As is the case with many other subject areas, history buffs are enormously well served by the vast documentary libraries of Netflix.</b><p>While there are …


50 Best Places to Travel in 2018

1 of 50<p>Šolta, Croatia<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 50<p>Grenada<p>3 of 50<p>Los Cabos, Mexico<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 50<p>Fiji<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 50<p>Archipelago Sea, …

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15 Secrets of Genealogists

Genealogy is one of the most popular hobbies in the United States and a billion-dollar industry, but few people know what actually goes into tracking …


New Photos Offer a Rare Look Inside the Vanderbilt Family Apartment at The Breakers

On March 30th, Paul and Gladys Szápáry unceremoniously vacated their family’s third-floor apartment of the Breakers, the iconic Gilded Age mansion …

Country Lifestyle

Mapping the Lost Countercultural Hotspots of Cambridge, Massachusetts

Local librarian Tim Devin has found hundreds of buildings that once housed utopian groups.<p>The building at 16 Lexington Ave looks like a lot of other …

Vietnam War

Corpus Juris Civilis

The Justinian Code or Corpus Juris Civilis (Corpus of Civil Law) was a major reform of Byzantine law created by Emperor Justinian I (r. 527-565 CE) …

Ancient History

The 50 Most Important Events of the Middle Ages

Our list of the most important events in the medieval world, between the years 500 and 1500 AD.

Ancient History

Yale Is Letting Anyone Take Its Most Popular Class Ever for Free

Everything you ever wanted to know about how to truly be happy.<p>When Yale began offering a new course this semester, over 1,000 students jumped at the opportunity. It wasn't about business, technology or innovation. It's about how to be happy.<p>Nearly a fourth of the undergraduate student body …

Living Rooms

These 1923 Copyrighted Works Enter the Public Domain in 2019

For the first time in twenty years, as the Atlantic points out, a whole year’s worth of copyrighted works will enter the public domain in the U.S. on …

30+ Makeup Products Every Beauty-Obsessed Girl Should Try in 2018 — All Under $15

Amazing makeup doesn't need to cost a ton of money. There are tons of buzzy products that beauty influencers, bloggers, and artists swear by. We rounded up some of our own editor-approved must haves you should consider trying. We included lipstick, highlighter, foundation, eyeliner, brow gel, and …


50 Terrifying Serial Killers From Each State Who'll Freak You The Hell Out

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12 Amazing Products Every Skincare-Obsessed Girl Should Try — All From Ulta

Whether you're on the hunt for the perfect eye cream or a soothing cleanser, there are so many choices out there. It can be hard to decide. We made it easy and narrowed it down to must haves at Ulta. The popular retailer carries a variety of our favorite drugstore brands in addition high-end …

Skin Care

The 20 True Crime Books On Goodreads With The Highest Ratings From Users

Fans of all things strange, puzzling and decidedly creepy, rejoice! It's Mystery and Thriller Week on Goodreads and the site has compiled all of your …

America's largest mass pirate burial ground uncovered after 300 years

America's largest pirate mass burial site has been discovered after 300 years, with more than 100 sets of remains offering clues to the crew's exploits.<p>Archaeologists believe the site is the last resting place of Captain "Black Sam" Bellamy's crew, who drowned when the Whydah Gally, their ship, was …