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Family Guy is currently one of the most popular, and funniest, animated television series on any network. It is adult-oriented, despite the cartoon art-style and direction, but creator Seth McFarlane has always had a darker sense of humor in the media he has produced and created. Despite the series being so famous and well known,...

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The 9/11 attacks upon the World Trade Center in Manhattan, New York, USA, were considered some of the very worst and deadliest terror attacks to occur in American history. Over 65,000 personal items were recovered from the debris of the downed towers and plane crashes, including 150 wedding rings, sadly. Flight 77 crashed into the...

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There are a lot of seemingly innocent phrases out there being used by everyday people that had surprisingly dark historical backstories behind them. The types of people who use such phrases generally don’t know about such ancient origins, which makes sense considering they keep using them. For example, a cakewalk was a dance done by...

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People have long had a fascination with wild animals that have been captured and put on display at the local zoo. For many, this provides a career that takes a bit of courage, skill, and knowledge in order to accomplish successfully. This career comes in the form of an animal trainer. These individuals will willingly...

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During World War II, Maria Dickin, the sole founder for the People’s Dispensary for Sick Animals (PDSA), a veterinary charity, was touched by animals used during wartime and how it affected them. She then instituted the PDSA Dickin Medal. This is the animal equivalent to the Medal of Bravery or Victoria Cross to display the...

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On August 6, 1945, during WW II, a US B-29 bomber dropped the first atomic bomb over the city of Hiroshima, Japan. The explosion wiped out 90% of the city and instantly killed 80,000 individuals. A few days later, a second US B-29 bomber dropped another atomic bomb on Nagasaki, killing 40,000 individuals. Hirohito, Emperor...

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The free press is one of the most important cornerstones of a democracy. The press is responsible for providing unbiased and unfiltered coverage of world events and keeping the public informed about important occurrences. Unfortunately, after the media has been involved in a ratings war, the quality of news has dropped substantially, and we also...

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If you love history — particularly the kind that produced iconic, amazing imagery — that you're going to love this compilation of photos. The 25 images below make up some of the best and most compelling moments throughout the years, decades, and centuries, and many of them don't make the rounds very frequently. From a...