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Insanity on the throne was more common than you might think. Navigating both royal whim and a complete lack of treatment for mental illnesses was also no easy task. See what happened to these 10 mad royals.
Being an island nation has its perks, but genetic diversity isn't one of them. In fact, every native Icelander is descended from the same couple. (Talk about awkward dating scenarios!) That's where the book comes in.
You might know your immediate family and even some cousins, but what about how your genes have been traveling through time via your ancestors? What's the best way to get a handle on all that family history?
10 Mad Royals in History
What is the Book of Icelanders?
10 Tips for Mapping Your Family History
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It is generally believed that the ancestors of the Indians and the Inuit (Eskimos) migrated to North America across a land bridge between Siberia and Alaska.
This World War II timeline covers events from June to September 1945. In order to force Japan to surrender, President Truman gave the command to drop two atomic bombs on Japanese cities. Follow the events that led to Japan's surrender and the end of World War II.