Cracked Archive - History

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19 Vintage Ads That Tried To Create Weird Insecurities

In case you're not insecure enough, here are some vintage things to worry about.

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20 Now-You-Know Facts That Will Throw Your Perception Of History Out Of Whack

Wanna feel old? All your favorite dinosaurs are dead.

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19 Dumb Arguments Used To Prevent Women From Voting

Sometimes history repeats itself.

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Reminder: Angels In The Bible Were Mind-Melting Horror Beasts

According to Christianity, if you ever see an angel, RUN.

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6 Big Details About WWII We Always Get Wrong

Sometimes what you were told is not how it actually happened.

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4 Old-Timey Diet Fads That Were Pure Insanity

If you're tired of hearing about fad diets, spare a thought for what health-conscious types in the past had to put up with.

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17 Historical “Facts” That Are False

History class taught us some lies.

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14 Historic Coincidences That Are Hard To Believe

Facts that are too weird to make up.

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What's Up With Chef Hats?

No, it's not to keep hair out of food.

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Paul Revere Was… The Nation's First Forensic Dentist?

Revere did more than just warn that the British were coming.

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We Ran Out of Mummies Because Europeans Ate Them

There's just no other way to say it, man.

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