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The Legendary King of England who led the Third Crusade.

King Richard I | Richard The Lionheart | Richard I King of England
King Richard I | Richard The Lionheart | Richard I King of England
Richard I The Lionheart | Photo Credit: History Today

Richard I, born on September 8, 1157, was the King of England, Duke of Normandy, Aquitaine, and Gascony, Lord of Cyprus, and Count of Poitiers, Anjou, Maine, and Nantes. Thanks to his bravery on the battlefield, he is known as Richard the Lionheart.

His knightly manner, bravery, and fearlessness in the Third Crusade (1189–92) made him a popular monarch not only in his own time but for centuries after his death.

Being a history fanatic, I’ve put up six interesting facts from Richard’s life that make him one of the most unusual monarchs of world history. …


‘In the end, it doesn’t even matter.’

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Live Streamer’s Reaction As Earthquake Hits Turkey | Photo Credits: Dexerto

I came across this video of a live-streamer who was online, the moment earthquake hit and I can’t stop thinking about it.

It begins as a perfectly normal video of a streamer who is interacting with his audience and is charmingly smiling, and suddenly there is a look of pure shock and terror on his face. The screen starts shaking from the earthquake and he runs away screaming for his life.

Have a look!


One of the favorite unanswered questions of all time.

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Photo Credits: Spiegel

There isn’t much material evidence on this matter. However, a plague from the archaeological site of Çatalhöyük illustrates a Neolithic understanding, with a mother and child on one side and two figures embracing on the other. …


You won’t believe how these people died.

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Photo Credits: LolWot

In this article, I have listed down some of the most bizarre, weird, and unusual deaths in ancient Rome, Greece, and other parts of the classical world. Some of these deaths were punishments, some were accidents, and some were simply a result of bad luck. …


From pioneers for peace to groundbreaking scientists — none are exempt.

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Photo Credits: Youtube

After doing some research, I’ve compiled a list of five great men from world history who had the most bizarre and unusual sexual fetishes. Give it a read, and let me know what you think.

1. Mahatma Gandhi — India’s Founding Father


Love, sex, and marriage in ancient Indian society.

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Sex in Ancient India | Photo Credits: Naughty Bharat

When talking about Indian history on sex, one highly renowned element of it always comes up, which is the ‘Kama Sutra’. The Kama Sutra is an ancient Indian text on sexuality, eroticism, and a guide on the pleasures achieved by humans during sexual practices. This text is renowned for including a lot of sexual positions. India is also unique with respect to the geographical location as it has high mountains up north while oceans surrounding the rest of the country. The region, having a rich history and culture of its own, deserves to be examined in isolation and not in combination with the rest of the ancient world. Despite its regular contact with ancient China, Greece, and Rome, Indian history is rich enough to stand out alone. …


‘In God we trust. All others must bring data.’

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Photo Credits: Ancient Code

However, it is pretty evident that recording data is one of the most useful tools in today’s world. Hence, the idea of recording data was an ingenious one and it is still considered a central part of the world we live in.

After doing a lot of research, I’ve compiled a list of five fascinating examples of successful data collection and analysis from world history. …


Trust me it’s worse than your mom walking in on you.

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Photo Credits: Pompeii Parco Archaeological

According to Healthline,

“Moderate amounts of masturbation improve mood and have health benefits like reducing the risk of prostate cancer.”

That does not necessarily mean that one should start masturbating whenever one feels like it, it also has a lot of detrimental effects if you do it excessively.

However, we aren’t here to discuss the pros and cons of masturbation. We’re here to take a look at the infamous Pompeii masturbator, who met his demise doing what he loved the most and became a sculpture carved into eternity. It is a living reminder of the fact that whether we talk about people today or people who might have existed thousands of years ago, our physical needs were basically the same. …


‘The saddest thing about betrayal is that it never comes from enemies.’

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Photo Credits: ViralNova

1. Alfred Redl and Austria


Seven fearless women who shook the world.

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Female Assassins | Photo Credits: Vocal

Having said that, societal roles did not inhibit these women from working as assassins. Many such women substantially changed the course of history with their successful and strategic assassination endeavors. …

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