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Uncle Sam Was A Meat Packer

Reading Time: 2 minutes Uncle Sam, the national personification of the American government was actually a meat packer from Troy, New York. That’s right, the authoritative looking and some would say tough looking Uncle Sam was a meat packer, nothing more. So how did a man from such a simple background come to become such a prominent figure in American …

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George Washington Was afraid of being buried alive

Reading Time: 3 minutes George Washington was afraid of being buried alive. Of all of the things he could have possibly been scared of, it was to be interred while his heart was still beating. Just think about it for a moment and I het it doesn’t seem that odd a phobia. What’s your greatest fear? Is it a …

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Henry VIII Was Thin Until He Had An Accident

Reading Time: 2 minutes He was the prime example of medieval gluttony. King Henry VIII of England was an over weight, over sexed and it would appear, out of control when it comes to marriages and religion. Most portraits of the king show a man who is clearly obese, or extremely over weight at best. But he wasn’t always …

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William the Conquerors Stomach Exploded

Reading Time: 3 minutes You may have seen our article about the unfortunate decomposition event, if we can call it that, of Henry VIII of England. But it would appear as though he was not the only king of England to have part of his anatomy explode. In fact, William the Conqueror’s stomach exploded too. William the Conqueror is …

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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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King Tut Was Mummified With An Erect wiener

Reading Time: 2 minutes Now here is something about king Tut that you probably weren’t aware of. When he died, king Tut was mummified with an erect wiener at 90 degrees. This unusual method of embalming has left experts baffled for decades, but a recent research paper attempts to shed new light on why king Tut was mummified with …

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How Teddy Bears Got Their Name

Reading Time: 2 minutes   When it comes to the lovable plush toy known as teddy bears, have you ever thought for a moment or two how teddy bears got their name? The favorite children’s toy of past time, the teddy bear, was named after US President Theodore “Teddy” Roosevelt. It got the name following an incident in November …

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Abraham Lincoln Nearly Had a Duel with James Shields

Reading Time: 2 minutes Abraham Lincoln almost had a duel with James Shields, an attorney in Illinois. What was it that could have caused Abraham Lincoln to almost be involved in a duel with a fellow Illinois law man? As with all duels it was a question of honor. You’ll never believe why it didn’t proceed. There’s little doubt …

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