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Uncle Sam and How He Became an American Staple
Have you ever wondered who was the original Uncle Sam and how he became such a huge deal?
Stacy Allison: the First American Woman to Climb Mount Everest
Climbing Mount Everest is extremely difficult, but in September of 1988, Allison finally did it.
The Continuous Love Story Between Pepsi and the Superbowl
One brand that has snagged the Superbowl commercial slot several times is Pepsi. Here is a breakdown of the must-see ads.
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The Only Interesting Thing About the Swedish King Adolf Frederick’s Life Is the Way He Died
Adolf Frederick, King of Sweden, had a pretty unremarkable life. And then he died.
Europe’s Werewolf Trials Were Wilder Than You Realize
The act of transforming into a werewolf was called Lycanthropy. The accused were as doomed as women accused of witchcraft.
Medieval Peasants Didn’t Work as Hard as Modern Americans
Modern Americans might work harder than their medieval, working-class counterparts.