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Imagine you’re at a flea market or in a library. You target some juicy old book, open it and…find out it’s filled with personal notes and doodles on the pages’ margins. Ever happened in real life? If you’re one of those people who value books as a sacred objects and

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Disclaimer: The history of the Mongol Empire is as vast as the empire once was. Sadly its truth has been relegated to the “great men, great deeds,” or shall I say “evil men, evil deeds,” section of our education system. Genghis Khan was a barbarian, and that was that. Unfortunately

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Via CYA Torture has been around for thousands of years. People would barbarically kill others for the most trivial crimes or for cruel and unusual entertainment. Back in the day, watching someone being tortured to the point of death was like going to see a movie. You would have to

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A woman walks through the dusty, grimy, street. It is packed with an immeasurable number of bodies, yet people seeking their ale still find her amongst the crowds due to her dark, peaked hat. She is one of the alewives in the community, producing enough overage from her family’s daily

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BizarreCvltureHistory

Are you fascinated by the strange medical practices of our past? Under the Knife is a rad medical oddities and history web series that is back in action after a two year hiatus. Hosted by Dr Lindsey Fitzharris, UTK examines in detail some of the weirdest staples of the medical practice

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Demonic possession has plagued human kind since we began recording our histories. The Abrahamic religions in particular thrived off of the fear of demonic possession in their flocks; but no organization took it further than the Christian Industrial Complex. To this day, most major sects of Christianity have official policies on

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