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Napoleon Bonaparte Had A Role In Canned Food Being Invented

Reading Time: 3 minutes Napoleon Bonaparte had a significant role to play in the invention of canned food. While the self appointed Emperor often affectionately called the Little Corporal by his soldiers may not have directly invented the system of preserving food, he had apart in it coming into fruition. Well let me start by saying that there is …

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Hitler Wanted To Kill The Three Stooges

Reading Time: 2 minutes Adolf Hitler wanted to kill the Three Stooges. While it wouldn’t be completely unexpected to see the infamous German dictator wanting yet more people killed, this itself was a really unique wish. On one side there was a madman dictator who practically controlled all of Western Europe and seemed infinitely powerful, and on the other …

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Henry VIII Exploded In His Coffin

Reading Time: 3 minutes Well, I can think of a million bad things to happen at a funeral, but this certainly takes the cake. King Henry VIII exploded in his coffin at his own funeral. Disgusting if I may say so myself, and hardly befitting a monarch. But it’s what happened after Henry VIII exploded in his coffin that really makes this one of …

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JFK’s Brain Went Missing

Reading Time: 2 minutes JFK’s brain went missing. Like seriously!  How do you misplace a brain? I know that we’ve all lost something from time to time, but seriously, WTF? It’s not like school homework or even a fucking mastercard. It’s a dudes brain, and a pretty important dudes brain at that. So JFK’s brain went missing, where did it end up …

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The Original Title For President Of The USA Was His High Mightiness

Reading Time: 2 minutes The original title for President of the United States was His High Mightiness, the President of the United States and Protector of their Liberties. Wow, that was a mouthful if ever I said one. Why is it then that the original title for President of the United States was so grandiose and almost regal that it …

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Charles VI, The French King Who Thought He Was Made Of Glass

Reading Time: 3 minutes Did you know that Charles VI was the French king who thought he was made of glass? No big problem with that now is there? I mean, it offers a level of transparency that few autocrats would ever allow. But glass has one significant weakness, and that is it’s fragility. As you know, glass breaks …

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The Most Successful Pirate Ever Was A Female Prostitute From China

Reading Time: 2 minutes This is a spectacular example of why you should never judge a book by its cover. The most successful pirate of ever was a young, attractive female prostitute from China named Ching Shih. At the height of her power she commanded up to 1,800 ships , and up to 80,000 men, women and children. She practicality had …

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Nelson Mandela Was Removed from Terrorist Watch List in 2008

Reading Time: 3 minutes Nelson Mandela was removed from the US terrorist watch list in 2008! In another case of bureaucracy being way behind the times, the US looks like they were about 20 years behind the times with this late removal. However, the removal of Nelson Mandela from the terrorist list raises a couple of questions that must be answered. Firstly, …

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Longest Reigning Monarch in the World Ever Reigned for 82 Years

Reading Time: 2 minutes The longest reigning monarch in the world ever was Sobhuza II, King of Swaziland who reigned for 82 years and nine months. He managed to beat his closest competitor but just over a year. That is of course an insurmountable amount of time to spend as a head of state, spanning much longer than the average …

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The First Programmable Computer Was Funded by Hitler

Reading Time: 2 minutes The worlds first programmable computer was the Z3, an improvement on the unreliable and basic Z1, not the British Colossus, and it was funded by none other than the most despised human that has ever lived, Adolf Hitler. This computer should not be confused with the slightly later Colossus that helped the Allies win the Second World War as …

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