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Pinocchio Kills Jiminy Cricket Then Gets Killed Himself In The Original Tale

Reading Time: 4 minutes Prepare for your childhood to be ruined. In the original Adventures of Pinocchio, Pinocchio kills Jiminy Cricket and was even killed himself by hanging. We can seen how different the original versions of popular children tales are to the versions we are told today. Notable examples include The Pied Piper of Hamelin, Sleeping Beauty and …

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The Original Cinderella Story Was Extremely Sinister

Reading Time: 2 minutes We are well on our way through the weird and twisted original fairy tales that may well sit much more comfortably within the horror section of a library than the children’s section. We continue now with the original Cinderella story, which too had a sinister ending, and several variations. The tale as we mostly know …

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The Original Goldilocks And The Three Bears

Reading Time: < 1 minute We’re well into our fairytale theme of facts and now it’s time for Goldilocks And The Three Bears. The tale that we all know is that Goldilocks breaks into the house owned by the three bears. The bears return home to find her sleeping in a bed. She wakes with a fright and jumps out …

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Little Red Riding Hood Killed In The Original Story

Reading Time: 2 minutes We will continue our journey into the amazing fairy tale facts with the original story of Little Red Riding Hood. In the story we are familiar with Little Red Riding Hood goes to visit her grandmother in the woods. The Big Bad Wolf has taken the place of her grandmother and tries to eat her. …

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Sleeping Beauty Was a Rape Victim in the Original Story

Reading Time: 2 minutes Following on from the very different original ending to the Pied Piper we now look at Sleeping Beauty. As you can already guess, the original stories of many popular tales were extremely violent, cruel and sinister. The original story of Sleeping Beauty was no different. In fact, it had possibly one of the most evil …

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Does the Pied Piper Drown Children in the Original Story

Reading Time: 2 minutes Most of us are familiar with the fairy tale of the Pied Piper Of Hamelin. In the story the village is overrun with rats, so a visitor, who just happens to play a pipe removes the rats by playing a magical tune. When the town folk refuse to pay the piper for his service he …

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Adolf Hitler Was Times Man Of The Year

Reading Time: 2 minutes As amazing as it seems that Adolf Hitler was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize, Time Magazine went one step further. Time usually names a man who has peaceful ambitions or has made great achievements in the name of mankind. But the reality is that Time names a person who has the biggest impact on …

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Benjamin Franklin Wrote a Fart Essay – Fart Proudly

Reading Time: < 1 minute US revolutionary Benjamin Franklin once wrote an essay on farts and called it “Fart Proudly.” It wasn’t as a child or teenager either. But he did write it as a it of a prank though. When he was living in France around 1781 he was asked to do a scientific paper for the Royal Academy …

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