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Old photo of St Kildan meeting

Saint Kilda – Abandoned Island Village of Scottland

Saint Kilda is an isolated group of islands in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland. The largest island is Hirta. Permanent ...
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Strange But True Stories About Lincoln

Stealing Abraham Lincoln

It is a well-known fact that John Wilkes Booth shot Abraham Lincoln in the head in Ford's Theater during the ...
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Strange But True Stories About Animals

A 1700-Year-Old Stink From Roman Times

When Oxford Archaeology carried out archaeological excavations at Berryfields UK, the extent and range of the discoveries were more than ...
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Strange But True Stories About History

Lady Juliana -The Floating Brothel of 1789

Lady Juliana was a British ship that was launched at Whitby in 1777. She transported female convicts in 1789 from ...
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America Invaded Great Britain

John Paul Jones-When America invaded Great Britain

This is the story of John Paul Jones and the only attack by the United States on the country of ...
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Laura Ingalls Nazi Agent

Was Laura Ingalls A Nazi Agent?

How could it be that Laura Ingalls was a Nazi agent? The tales of the Prairie are as about as ...
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The USS Pueblo in North Korea

USS Pueblo – A U.S. Navy ship in North Korea

The USS Pueblo is a ship that many Americans may not have heard of. But it is an active Navy ...
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SS Baychimo

The SS Baychimo – The Ghost Ship of the Arctic

At first glance, you may think there was nothing special about the SS Baychimo. She was a steel-hulled 1,322-ton cargo ...
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spring heeled Jack the terror of London

Spring heeled Jack – The demon attacker of London

A few decades before Jack the Ripper became a household name, there was another Jack terrorizing Great Britain, Spring-heeled Jack! ...
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Abandoned Kolmanskop

The abandoned city of Kolmanskop

Kolmanskop, a former Geman settlement is located on the west coast of Africa in the southern region of the country ...
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