Weird History

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Did You Know about Alice Roosevelt, Teddy Roosevelt’s Wild and Eccentric Daughter?

Alice Lee Roosevelt Longworth, most popularly known as Alice Roosevelt, lived a wild and controversial life. Being president Teddy Roosevelt’s eldest child, she attracted a lot of media attention throughout her life. To give you a better view, here are some details about Alice Roosevelt’s wild and eccentric life. Childhood Alice Roosevelt was born in…
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What Do We Know Today about the Lost City of Atlantis?

The idea of the “lost” city of Atlantis has captivated many dreamers and occultists alike. After all, this place was described as a utopian society with wisdom that could bring peace to the whole world. Because of its greatness, many magazines, books, and websites have discussed the existence of Atlantis. Many metaphysical icons, such as…
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What Happened to the Hanging Gardens of Babylon? Were They Truth or Legend?

The Hanging Gardens of Babylon is one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. However, many historians have disputed the existence of the famed gardens. In fact, a lot of people believe that the gardens are a figment of imagination because of the lack of evidence. It’s also easy to believe that something could…
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What are History’s Biggest Unsolved Mysteries?

Throughout history, numerous mysteries have kept historians from solving their intricate puzzles. Despite the efforts of numerous people, these strange events remain unknown. Aside from that, some famous personalities are still unknown even after years of searching for their true identity. So, what are the biggest unsolved mysteries in history? Malaysian Airlines’ Flight 370 In…
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The Most Famous Lost Treasures Throughout History

As you know, numerous famous treasures have existed from around the world throughout time. While it may seem like a relic of the past, our world society is still very much enthralled by the idea of finding a lost treasure. Most of these historical famous treasures were used as a symbol of splendor, opulence, and…
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All You Need to Know About the Tombstone House in Petersburg, Virginia

Petersburg, Virginia is rich in history. After all, many soldiers died during the siege of Petersburg during the Civil War. One unusual building that embedded the Civil War history in its walls is the Tombstone House. As its name implies, this building is made of tombstones, and it has been an iconic landmark in Petersburg,…
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Little Known Facts About Bonnie and Clyde

As we’ve discussed here before, Bonnie and Clyde were, perhaps, the most famous criminal duo of all time. They terrorized the Southern half of the United States as they went on a crime spree with the rest of the “Barrow Gang” robbing banks, gas stations and restaurants for 21 months throughout 1932-1934 before being gunned…
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Who Was the Real Imhotep and What Do We Know About Him?

The 1999 film The Mummy has (almost surprisingly) soared to extreme popularity over the last few years. I must say, it’s one of my absolute favorite movies, so I get it completely! Being a natural history buff and lover of the occult and strange things, I wondered about the real Imhotep and Ankhesenamun that inspired…
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The Death of Bonnie and Clyde (and the Car they Left Behind)

Bonnie and Clyde, a dynamic duo shrouded in mystery and crime. As more and more time passes by after their deaths, the more they get set into legend, and the harder it is to separate out the truths from the legends of this infamous couple. Why were they so beloved? Well, they rose to infamy…
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Weird History 101: Berossus, a Babylonian Priest, Wrote About a “Real Mermaid” Teaching the Sumerians about Civilized Learning

Berossus was a Babylonian priest who wrote a three-volume book about the history of Babylonia. In one of his books, he wrote about a “real mermaid” from the Persian Gulf. According to the priest, this strange amphibian-like creature taught the Sumerians about civilized living. If you want to know more about this amazing amphibian, here…
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