Weird History


The Weirdest Museums in New York City: From Taxidermy to Miniatures

New York City is known as one of the most diverse cities in the world. There almost isn’t anything that you can’t find here. So it comes as no surprise that this is also the home to some of the world’s weirdest museums. And New York City truly does not play when it comes to…
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The Weird History of the Tower of London: From Royal Palace to Infamous Prison

The Tower of London is one of the most iconic and recognizable landmarks in the world. But it is much more than just a pretty building. It also has an incredibly rich and meaningful history. Eerie stories have been surrounding it ever since it was built in the 11th century on the north bank of…
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The City of Derinkuyu: Exploring Turkey’s Ancient Caverns

You’ve probably already heard about Cappadocia and the magical area surrounding it. But there is so much more that this historic region hides. For example – an ancient underground city called Derinkuyu. Carved into the soft volcanic rock, Derinkuyu is a masterpiece of engineering and architecture that dates back to the 8th century BC. So…
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The Dark History of the Colosseum: The Terrifying History Of Rome’s Most Famous Landmark

The Colosseum in Rome is one of the most iconic and famous landmarks in the world. It is a testament to the power and influence of the Roman Empire, but not many people know that its history is dark and disturbing. The Colosseum is the site of some of the most brutal and barbaric events…
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Exploring Balkan Folklore: The Weirdest Stories And Mystical Creatures Surrounding This Unique Area

Growing up in a Balkan country, there were numerous mystical creatures, terrifying tales, and alleged monsters that haunted some of my worst nightmares. But most of these creatures and stories were never portrayed outside of the Balkan region. If you’re someone who enjoys learning about different cultures, weird historic stories, and spooky legends, then you’ll…
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The Most Famous Ghost Ships That Still Haunt The Seven Seas

There aren’t many things out there that freak me out as much as the ocean does. Did you know that less than ten percent of the ocean is explored? There is just so much that we don’t know. But if you want to feel even more uneasy about the ocean, and the seas surrounding us,…
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