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Five real-life adventurers who may have inspired Indiana Jones
5 of the most ruthless Tsars in history
9 more bizarre, brutal and absolutely barmy punishments from history
Six decades worse than the 2020s
Shine a light: Were the Dark Ages really that dark?
Even more bizarre, brutal and absolutely barmy punishments from history
Did the Ancient Chinese visit the Grand Canyon?
The Lord of Misrule: The party prince of Christmas past
12 Christmas traditions we all love
Yule love this: 11 lost Christmas traditions from around the UK
James Covey: The African sailor who helped the Amistad captives win freedom
Penny for the guys: What happened to the Gunpowder Plot conspirators?
13 facts about the European witch craze
Winters of discontent: 6 of the worst winters in British history
The mystery of the 'princes in the tower': What really happened?
Vanishing act: 6 of history's most mysterious disappearances
The ship of gold: The '£1 billion' lost treasure of the Merchant Royal
Killing me slowly: 7 of the longest executions in history
5 legendary lost cities of gold from Akakor to El Dorado
The Angel of Mons and other supernatural stories from WWI
That takes guts: 7 gory execution methods from Tudor England
Prophet Warnings: 9 intriguing predictions from history
The Wheel of the Year: the calendar of pagan festivals explained
Ouch! 8 of the most brutal execution methods from the ancient world
9 wacky medieval war machines
The French king who thought he was made of glass
The 1921 Women's Olympiad: 100 years of women's sport
The law is an ass: 8 famous animal trials from history