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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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Railroads of the 1920s reflected a time of uncertainty in the industry at the time. Technology greatly improved train transportation, but the Great Depression brought about a bust in the industry. Learn more about the railroads of the 1920s.
This World War II timeline highlights key events from January 1944 through July 1944. On June 6, 1944, the largest seaborne invasion in history was launched, thereby turning the tide of the war. Follow the events of World War II, including the D-Day invasion.