Category: History

History Revealed

History can teach us so many things and tell us fascinating stories of all kinds. As we peer into the lives and events of the past, it is almost as if we are taking a voyeuristic journey in a time machine. Once there, you can choose your favorite subjects to delve into further. Perhaps you have a penchant for crimes, Roman architecture, or cataclysmic events. Looking back helps us to understand our society as it is now and shows us exactly where we have come from and what has shaped us. We learn what mistakes to never repeat and how to create a better humanity. History can be downright funny, it can be entertaining, it can be scandalous. It doesn’t have to be boring. It doesn’t only educate. It inspires, disgusts, mystifies, and even titillates. This section documents stories and pieces of the past that are not necessarily mysteries, but that still intrigue us.

Poveglia Island’s Haunting History

Poveglia Island’s Haunting History

Poveglia Island is one of 166 islets in the Venice Lagoon off the eastern coast of Northern Italy. Locals are afraid of the place and say it's an "island of ghosts," cursed with dark spirits. Its ...

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Who Really Discovered America?

Who Really Discovered America?

History books taught for many years that Columbus discovered America. Today, most people know this is not the case, but then who really discovered America?

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Historic Mysteries