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Adrift At Sea For 76 Days With Sharks Circling

Adrift At Sea For 76 Days With Sharks Circling

Have you ever thought about sailing the open sea alone? Would you ever want to? For many of us, it might sound fun, exciting or simply relaxing to take some time away from our day to day lives, like enjoying a nice vacation. Perhaps picturing yourself on a boat with beautiful sunshine and salty sea …

Worst Punishments In The History of Mankind

Worst Punishments In The History of Mankind

French Philosopher Michel Foucault starts his book “Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison,” with a chapter about an unfortunate Frenchman named Robert-François Damiens. Damiens had tried and failed to assassinate King Louis XV, and for it he was severely punished. He was burned with molten wax and lead, and had boiling oil poured …

The Cold War – OverSimplified (Part 1)

The Cold War – OverSimplified (Part 1)

I’ve decided that in order to sell more merch, I should do a face reveal wearing it. So are you ready? Here we go! Boom. New minimalist and Cold War merch available now. And get the new limited edition Churchill character pin before it sells out, with more characters coming in the future. Link in …

Why Did The King Of England Execute His Wives?

Why Did The King Of England Execute His Wives?

An infamous mnemonic device to remember the fate of all six of King Henry VIII’s wives goes as follows: “divorced, beheaded, died; divorced, beheaded, survived.” Needless to say, King Henry has a less than favorable reputation when it comes to the subject of his personal life. Though we often look back and think of him …

The (Secret) City of London, Part 1: History

The (Secret) City of London, Part 1: History

# The (Secret) City of London — Part 1 The Great City of London, known for its historical landmarks, modern skyscrapers, ancient markets and famous bridges. It’s arguably the financial capital of the world and home to over eleven *thousand* people. Wait, what? Eleven… thousand? That’s right: but the City of London is a different …

Did OJ Commit Those Murders?

Did OJ Commit Those Murders?

“As a kid growing up in the ghetto one of the things I wanted the most was not money, it was fame. I wanted to be known. I wanted people to say, ‘Hey, there goes OJ.’” That wish came true for Mr. Orenthal James Simpson, one of the greatest American athletes that ever lived, and …

The Real Life Exorcism Even Scarier Than The Movie

The Real Life Exorcism Even Scarier Than The Movie

In 2018 the Vatican held a training course for priests to be trained as exorcists after a global explosion in demand for exorcisms. The International Association of Exorcists, which represents more than 200 Catholic, Anglican, and Orthodox priests, have called the growing number of demon possessions a “pastoral emergency”. Friar Cesare Truqui has commented, “…today …