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18 interesting facts about Mussolini

Benito Mussolini - Il Duce - ruled Italy dictatorially from 1922 to 1943. In May 1939 Mussolini forged the "Pact of Steel" together with...

22 Hardly Known Facts About Josef Stalin

Josef Stalin was one of the most influential politicians of all times and certainly one of the cruellest. But did you know what professions...

25 unusual facts about Adolf Hitler

Adolf Hitler, the leader and Chancellor of the German Reich, was certainly a monster when you consider the atrocities committed by him during the...

Ruby Bridges: Alone Among Whites

Although the USA had a black president in Barack Obama for eight years, the situation of African Americans has still not improved. Formally, they...

16 Incredible Facts About Prehistoric Times

The earth is around 4.5 billion years old. In this almost unbelievable period of time, the first life developed in the oceans - simple...

Jabbar Collins: Wrongfully convicted, exonerated by own research

Procedural errors during court hearings are not uncommon. This is also what happened to Jabbar Collins – however, it would take him 16 years...

The development of chemical drugs by Nazi Germany

The development of chemical drugs goes back to the Nazis. Scientists from the Third Reich, for example, discovered an active substance that allowed people to march 90 kilometers without a break.

The unbelievable economy of the Inca Empire

Around the year 1530, the Inca state had reached its greatest expansion, covering roughly one million square kilometers. The economy flourished, and that without...

Why does Iceland have no military?

Iceland has not had its own military since 1944 and has not been attacked by any other country since. We tell you why and how this is possible.

Where do our numbers come from?

Fact is that the earliest precursors of the numbers we use today were developed in India. This can be traced back to the third...

Poon Lim: A Man Who Survived 133 Days At Sea

With 133 days at sea, the Chinese Poon Lim holds the record for the longest time a shipwrecked person has spent alone on a raft on the high seas. During his time on the ocean, he even managed to kill a shark.

The Goldsboro Crash: How A Hydrogen Bomb Disappeared in 1961

On 24 January 1961 a US Air Force B-52 bomber crashed during a military exercise and had to initiate the emergency jettison of two hydrogen bombs over the Goldboro region (North Carolina, USA). On one of the bombs, only one of four safety devices remained intact after the crash, while the second bomb landed in a swamp area where remains of the bomb are still found to this day.

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16 incredible facts about Arnold Schwarzenegger

Arnold Schwarzenegger is a legend: 7x Mister Olympia, 4x Mister Universum, self-made millionaire, successful real estate investor, best known and best-paid actor of the...

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In the summer of 2019, the last part of Phase 3 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) was released: "Spider-Man: Far From Home". This...

11 methtaking facts about Breaking Bad

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