How the President's loyal pet met the same fate as his master
The story behind the pirate radio station's name
From beards to urine, the rulers and governments of yore have enforced some pretty strange levies...
The Napoleon myth busted
The medical origins of the Great British Insult
How ship-launching ceremonies have changed over the ages
A bluffer's guide to the political scandal that brought down a president
From antibiotics to viagra, you won't believe how many world-changing discoveries were made completely by accident...
How a drunken day at the races inspired a classic saying
When Hitler came to power, British prime minister Neville Chamberlain did all he could to appease him. But had he listened to another voice – that of Conservative backbencher Winston Churchill – might history have taken a very different course? 
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