Occultist, blaspheming wizardry is in the eye of the beholder.
What do you do when you’re king of China? Build a lake of wine and a forest of meat.
How does one earn the nickname “The Terrible”? We take a look at six of the worst crimes attributed to Ivan IV.
Sometimes, scientists do great things. Sometimes, they set manmade pits of natural gas on fire.
The only thing more #extra than Santa Anna himself was the state funeral he ordered for his leg.
Sometimes if you want to meet someone, you gotta get sent to a wartime labor camp.
You know what they say about the Neapolitan syphilitic zombie outbreak of 1495: if you remember it, you weren’t there.
The Italians thought they knew what they were getting into when they tried to colonize Ethiopia. They were wrong.
Brad Pitt wasn’t the only vampire we learned about in the early ’90s.
In 1784, the Dutch and the Holy Roman Empire clashed over control of the Scheldt River. There were many survivors.