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Julia Pastrana: The True Story of the Hybrid Bear Woman. Also Known As The Ugliest Woman In The World
A fascinating and poignant tale of the worlds ugliest woman.
Harriet Mordaunt paid heavily for her dalliance with a future king that unmasked spicy goings-on in the highest ranks of society
WW1 posters were used not just for recruitment, but for a range of propaganda purposes. Find out the story behind the propaganda posters of WW1.
The conditions at Iwo Jima made the battle an epic of struggle against extreme odds. Ingenious defenses, demoralizing attacks, and the island itself with Mount Suribachi looming in the background gave a special horror...
Americans, or maybe people generally, have a fascination with outlaws and gangsters. Even though gangsters are horrible, because they are violent and do destructive things, we still seem to like their colorful gangster...