Cracked Archive - History

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'Recent' Things That're Actually Older Than Dirt

That big trendy thing is 100 percent nothing new.

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Important History Question: Where Did Jesus's Foreskin Go?

Seriously, one of you guys has to have it.

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Tolkien Versus Disney, And More WTF Historical Feuds

Tolkien reeeeally hated Disney's dwarves.

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Hark! Shakespeare's Globe Theatre May Closeth Forever Due To This Crappe

A plague upon the house of Shakespeare.

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Absolutely Ancient People Who Are Still Extremely Alive

Living forever is great when your life rules.

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Historical Takeaways For What's Happening Now

History (both modern and powdered-wigged) has advice for us.

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6 Everyday Groups (With A Sinister Original Purpose)

Groups that seem totally legit today began with a secret agenda -- who knew?

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Tyrants Who Punched Down On WTF Dumb Things

With great power comes great douchebaggery.

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Inventors Who Can't Stand Their Own Creations

These creators take regret to a whole new level.

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The Historical Bond That Ireland And Native Americans Have Is Helping Out Big Time Right Now

People separated by an entire ocean, but bonded tighter than you'd imagine.

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Conspiracies That Aren’t Theories, They Happened

Not conspiracy theories. These are the real deal.

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Weirdly Impressive Things That Only One Person Has Done

Some accomplishments are too weird to be done twice.

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The Insane Children of The World's Worst Dictators

The nut doesn't fall far from the tree.

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Urban Legends Older Than You'd Think

Theaters have always been filled with mysterious syringes.

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