14 Historical Locks That Guarded The Most Mysterious Treasures In History

14 Historical Locks That Guarded The Most Mysterious Treasures In History

  [tps_header] For treasure-hunters and mystery-lovers, there’s nothing more appealing than a locked door. But sometimes the real treasure lies in the lock itself, not the thing it’s protecting. Check out these 14 amazing locks from history: these were crafted by the best in the business, and entrusted to keep precious secrets, horrible truths, and…

Here Are 15 Things You Probably Don’t Know About Our Mysterious Neighbor, Cuba

Here Are 15 Things You Probably Don’t Know About Our Mysterious Neighbor, Cuba

  [tps_header] After 56 years of harsh, hostile relations with Cuba, President Obama has finally lifted the trade embargo that kept us separate. It started out as a prisoner-for-prisoner trade, but now it seems that Cuba and the U.S. might finally try being friends again. But most people have no idea what Cuba’s really like;…

Snow Is Beautiful, But During These 9 Moments In History, It Was Deadly

Snow Is Beautiful, But During These 9 Moments In History, It Was Deadly

[tps_header]In the deep dark winter, Mother Nature fills the world with brilliant, glistening snow and ice that makes everything look clean and sparkly. But it can also make everything very, very dangerous, and painful, as people who were stuck shoveling snow in the polar vortex of 2014 can attest. Believe it or not though, the…

Most People Don’t Realize These 16 Completely Shocking Things About North Korea

Most People Don’t Realize These 16 Completely Shocking Things About North Korea

[tps_header]North Korea has been in the news – again – recently as the target of the Seth Rogan-James Franco movie The Interview. The movie was pulled from theaters when unknown hackers threatened bombing theaters that would be showing it, which caused the studio and many theaters to think twice about releasing or showing it. There’s…

The 22 Most Shocking Moments Of 2014 That’ll Crush Your Heart

The 22 Most Shocking Moments Of 2014 That’ll Crush Your Heart

  With 2014 coming to a close, it’s time to reflect on what a wild year it’s been. It seems there’s no place on Earth that wasn’t hit hard this year, from the Middle East to the Ukraine to West Africa. Amazing things happened, too, but it’s important to remember the tough times so we…

These 9 Vintage Victorian Christmas Cards Are Just Plain Weird

These 9 Vintage Victorian Christmas Cards Are Just Plain Weird

  One of the biggest joys of the holiday season is making, sending, and receiving cards from friends and family. It’s a great way to reconnect with people you don’t see often, get caught up on their lives, and spread goodwill and holiday wishes. Those funny family photo cards are always a hit, and if…

These 23 Disgusting Techniques Were Once Considered Hygienic

These 23 Disgusting Techniques Were Once Considered Hygienic

[tps_header]Humans used to do some really, really gross stuff. Like putting leeches on your own body. And bathing once a year…at a public bathhouse. But, it was all we humans had for a long time: fake science, no hygiene, that was reality for people in the old times. Of course, diseases were everywhere and no…

9 Hip-Hop Feuds That Left Some People Angry, Ruined, Or Even Dead

9 Hip-Hop Feuds That Left Some People Angry, Ruined, Or Even Dead

[tps_header]Hip-hop is a genre that celebrates Alpha behavior, top-dog mentalities, and sometimes aggression. While not always the case, fights that start over the microphone can sometimes work their way into the real world, with disastrous consequences. Some of the feuds fizzle out with no harm done and everyone friends in the end; others, not so…

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