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You don’t need fiction when history provides you with tales as crazy as the ones we’ve collected for you. Read up while your jaw drops.

HISTORY VS. MYTH

HISTORY VS. MYTH
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10 of the Biggest Lies in History

HISTORY VS. MYTH
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Did Betsy Ross really make the first American flag?

HISTORY VS. MYTH
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Was there a curse on King Tut's tomb?

HISTORY VS. MYTH
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Who was the real Count Dracula?

THE TRUTH BEHIND THE LEGENDS

THE TRUTH BEHIND THE LEGENDS
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Why did it take more than 20 years to bury Eva Peron?

THE TRUTH BEHIND THE LEGENDS
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Did the Chinese beat Columbus to America?

THE TRUTH BEHIND THE LEGENDS
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Why can't we solve the Amelia Earhart mystery?

THE TRUTH BEHIND THE LEGENDS
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Why was cross-dressing the only crime Joan of Arc was charged with?

THE TRUTH BEHIND THE LEGENDS
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Could Jack the Ripper have been an artist?

THE TRUTH BEHIND THE LEGENDS
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Did the Dutch really trade Manhattan for nutmeg?

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A Nation Divided: Civil War Quiz

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Was there a real Robin Hood?

THE TRUTH BEHIND THE LEGENDS
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Was there really a pied piper of Hamelin?

THE TRUTH BEHIND THE LEGENDS
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Was an Irish monk the first European to reach America?

THE TRUTH BEHIND THE LEGENDS
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Could treasure hunters have discovered "Nazi Gold"?

THE TRUTH BEHIND THE LEGENDS
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How did Rasputin really die?

THE TRUTH BEHIND THE LEGENDS
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Did Genghis Khan really kill 1,748,000 people in one hour?

THE TRUTH BEHIND THE LEGENDS
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What happened to the lost colony at Roanoke?

THE TRUTH BEHIND THE LEGENDS
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Did the ancient Greeks get their ideas from the Africans?

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Why did England and Spain fight over an ear?

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Why did Lady Godiva take a naked horse ride?

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Did Nero really play the fiddle while Rome burned?

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