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The Mummies of Llullaillaco have been preserved for 500 years and show what Incan child sacrifices entailed

Three 500-year-old mummies were discovered along the Argentine-Chile border in 1999 near the peak of the Llullaillaco Volcano. They were children at the time. The oldest, dubbed the Ice Maiden, was only 13 years old, while the other two,...

Historical Paranoid Conspiracies That Were Actually True

Everyone has at least one unreasonable fear. Perhaps you have reservations about the number 12. Perhaps you believe that every cop has your back and is only waiting their time before arresting you. Perhaps it's so awful that you've...

Junk That Came Out To Be Worth Thousands Of Dollars

Pickers and scavengers swarm flea markets, swap meets, and estate sales every weekend in search of the next big find. There are usually a few undervalued goods worth a lot for every old stack of comics sold in the...

5 fascinating stories about Brooklyn Bridge, the first steel-wire suspension bridge in the world

We're accustomed to seeing the renowned suspension bridge on the skyline, but the planet had never seen anything like the Brooklyn Bridge when it was opened 127 years ago. The globe's first steel-wire suspension bridge is the subject of...

Lesser-known stories about Jews who were rescued during the Holocaust

During World War II, various people and groups assisted Jews and others in escaping Nazi Germany's Holocaust. Between 1941 and 1945, there were around six million Jews murdered in German-occupied Europe, accounting for roughly two-thirds of the continent's Jewish...

5 mysterious disappearances cases which have never been solved!

Hundreds of unsolved cases are reported to the police every year, and while some of these cases are solved, others remain unexplained. You can discover the stories of some of the most interesting unsolved disappearance cases below. 1. After a...

5 hilarious and real stories about U.S. Presidents

The White House used to be considerably less of a circus, with Presidents behaving in a proper manner and hardly ever dressing badly. Every administration, on the other hand, has had its share of unbelievable moments. Here are 5 unusual but...

3 of the CIA’s Weirdest Plots

These are just three of the bizarre ways the CIA is said to have tried to keep America safe. These are also some of the CIA's failed plots since its founding in 1947. 1. Cats were supposed to be used...

Weird and unusual facts about WW II

We've all watched famous films and television shows, but here's a list of WW II facts you probably didn't even know or even thought could happen during a war. 1. During World War II, Americans used the name 'Liberty Steak'...

Individuals who were found guilty but proved to be innocent later when they passed away!

The hallmarks of the law, impartiality and objectivity, are frequently replaced by a flagrant disdain for information and reasoning, resulting in sad and, in retrospect, dangerously poor conclusions. 1. Harry Gleeson was accused of shooting Mary McCarthy on 1940, to cover up his misdeed of having an...

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7 Amazing Facts About Three-Toed Sloths

Three-toed sloths are known for being one of the slowest moving mammals on the world! The majority of these animals...