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78 Tulip mania: the classic story of a Dutch financial bubble is mostly wrong Glenn Petersenlast Monday
77The Franklin Ship Myth, Verified By Adam Gopnik The New Yorker September 24, Glenn PetersenFebruary 14
76Chronicler of Islamic State ‘killing machine’ goes public [graphic] The historBrumar8912/8/2017
75Remembering the Chicago Pile, the World’s First Nuclear Reactor By Alex WellersGlenn Petersen12/7/2017
74 Japan attacking Pearl Harbor cost Hitler the war 9 hours ago on December 7, 20Brumar8912/7/2017
73Female Reporter Broke Epic Congressional Sex Scandal—In 1850 A brave female jourBrumar8912/2/2017
72For centuries polar explorers sought the fabled Northwest Passage, the sea routeGlenn Petersen9/4/2017
71Vasili Archipov, the man who prevented nuclear war Vasili Alexandrovich ArkhipoBrumar898/12/2017
70Teddy Roosevelt Ate What?! The Fascinating History Of Soul Food In The White Brumar897/4/2017
69 She spent her child bearing years living in a room next to Thomas Jefferson&#Brumar897/4/2017
68When people say Southern whites moved to the GOP in the 60's over civil righBrumar896/18/2017
67The Strange Secret History of Operation Goldfinger By James Ledbetter The NeGlenn Petersen6/12/2017
66The Myth of the Kindly General Lee The legend of the Confederate leader’s herBrumar896/4/2017
65Last Secret’ of 1967 War: Israel’s Doomsday Plan for Nuclear Display By WILLGlenn Petersen6/3/2017
64What Could a Mysterious U.S. Spy Know About the JFK Assassination? John F. KennGlenn Petersen5/20/2017
63Why didn't Nazi Germany uses chemical weapons on the battlefield? Horses. TBrumar894/29/2017
62James Monroe was born this day in 1758. [graphic]Brumar894/28/2017
61Will Trump Release the Missing JFK Files? Unless the president intervenes, we’lGlenn Petersen4/28/2017
60April 23, 1778: John Paul Jones burns Whitehaven, England At 8 a.m. on thisBrumar894/23/2017
59Democrat history: [graphic] All civil rights legislation from 1865 to 1965 wBrumar897/30/2016
5830K Americans were taken prisoner in the Revolutionary War. 18K of these died iBrumar897/30/2016
57Carly Fiorina's great uncle got away with double murder ... "because thBrumar894/28/2016
56You have no idea how hardcore Harriet Tubman really was By Ana Swanson WonkbBrumar894/26/2016
55Richest man in history that few have ever heard of: Jacob Fugger The life and tBrumar898/24/2015
54The Georgia Guidestones - America's Most Mysterious Monument [youtube video]vitalremains7/10/2015
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