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10 Most Disturbing Facts About Ivan The Terrible

One thing is for sure – you don’t get a nickname like ‘Ivan the Terrible’ for being an all-round great guy! As befits such a moniker, this Russian ruler was about as crazy, dangerous and mad as they come. Offic...

10 Most Amazing World War 1 Facts

World War 1 is very often seen as a war of carnage, trench warfare and infamous battles such as the Somme. Poems from such famous names as Wilfred Owen and Siegfried Sassoon also helped to cement the stark real...

10 Most Outrageous Mossad Moments

While there are many elite secret services in the world such as Britain’s MI6 and Russia’s FSB, the Israeli-run Mossad organisation is one of the most feared and infamous. With a remit to protect the state of I...

10 Most Deadly Diseases in History

Everyone has that one friend – or maybe you are that friend – who is horribly terrified of contracting some disease. Thanks to modern medicine, the likelihood of catching some fatal disease is less likely but p...

10 Most Dangerous Spiders In The World

It is a surprising yet true fact that around 5% of the planets population suffer from Arachnophobia. While there is little to fear from the majority of spiders we may come across, they still seem to hold a spec...

10 Most Unusual Health Practices In History

Everyone has taken a trip to the doctor’s office. Maybe for a routine check. Maybe to get a diagnosis. Prescriptions would be written and picked up and that’s just about that. Back in the day, common health pra...

10 Most Bizarre Phobias People Suffer From

If there is one thing that unites us all, it is being afraid of something. Pretty much everyone without exception has at least one thing that they’re scared of and will run a mile from. While things like spider...

10 Most Outrageous Bram Stoker Facts

Surely there can be few literary creations that have endured for so long and captured the public’s imagination like Dracula. Inspiring numerous films and TV series, it seems we all love to be scared by the ulti...