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From the Age of Enlightenment to the Christmas Truce, learn about some of history's most pivotal events.
From Musketeers to Nazis, Archimedes to Harriet Tubman, these famous historical figures changed the course of history -- for better or worse.
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.
Lamia: The Female Demon Who Devoured Children in Greek MythologyFIND OUT MORE
The 'Hanged, Drawn and Quartered' Execution Was Even Worse than You ThinkFIND OUT MORE
The Ridiculous History of the Chastity BeltFIND OUT MORE
The Curse of Beauty: How Helen of Troy Was Blamed for Sparking the Trojan WarFIND OUT MORE
No matter how knowledgeable you are about European history, there's always more to learn! Get an in-depth look at European history in these articles.
From the southern tip of Florida to the Alaskan wilderness, explore North American history in-depth in the North American history section.
HowStuffWorks looks at the history and culture of places from all over the world.
19 Amazing Facts About the Canadian ProvincesFIND OUT MORE
A Border Runs Through It: Name These Spots That Straddle Two PlacesFIND OUT MORE
Deciphering the History, Symbols and Sounds of Egyptian HieroglyphicsFIND OUT MORE
Against Crazy Odds, Simon Bolivar Liberated Six Countries in South AmericaFIND OUT MORE
World wars and conflicts have shaped the course of history as countries stuggle to maintain a balance of power. In this section topics such as the Korean War, Vietnam and both World Wars are explored.