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The statistics of the Tudor king's vitals
The story behind the pirate radio station's name
The Napoleon myth busted
The medical origins of the Great British Insult
How ship-launching ceremonies have changed over the ages
Being American President is surprisingly dangerous…
It may be easy to trim one’s fingernails by nibbling on them, but there are few adults dextrous, and disgusting, enough to get their toes anywhere near their mouths. This article was first published in the June 2016 issue of History Revealed
The practice of chewing gum goes back millennia – to at least the Ancient Greeks, who chewed resin from the mastic tree. This article was first published in the May 2016 issue of History Revealed
Advances in prosthetics have accelerated in the last 150 years, but the history of artificial limbs goes back much further. This article was first published in the May 2016 issue of History Revealed
Every queen or princess needed her flock of female attendants, a select few drawn from the high ranks to offer companionship and practical assistance. This article was first published in the April 2016 issue of History Revealed
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