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Ancient China Medicinal Use Of Human Faeces (disturbing)

What you are about to read can be classified as disgusting. So if you are eating, drinking or if you hate everything disgusting then don't read…  Ancient China image source: china-guide.com/ In the ancient times, the chinese were known for their medicinal...

4 Roman Catholic Popes Who Allegedly Died During Sex

Like my Grand mum always said, there's always an atom of truth in every rumour... Below are 4 Roman catholic popes who allegedly died during sex. 1. Pope Leo VII (936-939)   Pope Leo VII was a catholic Pope from 3 January 936...

White Wedding: 7 Things You Might Want To Know

Worldwide, the color white has been associated with weddings. But do you know why? Here are 7 things you might want to know about white weddings. 1. The white wedding is a traditional formal or semi-formal wedding originating in Britain. 2. The term...

​The 7 Most Disturbing and gruesome Human Experiments in History

Some of the human experiment below are so disturbing and gruesome that even i couldn't bring myself not to tear up.  Here are the 7 most disturbing and gruesome human experiments in history. 1. Testicular implants Dr. Leo Stanley, was the...

10 Enlightening Facts About Africa That Seem Overstated But Aren’t

Africa is a beautiful continent with lots of history, most of them are well known and some aren't. Here are 10 enlightening facts about Africa that seem overstated but aren’t 1. The Human Race Is Of African Origin. The oldest known...

7 Gross And Surprising Hygiene Practices From History

Here are 7 gross and surprising hygiene practices from history. 1. Childbirth Potions advocated for childbirth in the middle ages included rubbing the flanks of the expectant mother with rose oil, giving her vinegar and sugar to drink, or applying poultices...

7 Notable Mercenaries That Fought Alongside Biafran Soldiers During The Civil War

During the Biafran war, there was no official support for the Biafran Army by any nation throughout the war. So to improve their chances of winning the war, foreign mercenaries were employed by Biafra to help fight for the...

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The Heroro-Nama Genocide: Germany’s Brutal Genocide in Namibia in the early 20th Century

The Herero and Namaqua Genocide is considered to have been the first genocide of the 20th century. It took place between 1904 and 1907 in German South-West Africa(modern day Namibia), during the Herero Wars.

Kenneth Kaunda, Zambia’s First President, and the Last African Independence Leader from the 1960s Dies at 97

Kenneth Kaunda, Zambia’s founding president and one of Africa’s last surviving liberation leaders, has died at a military hospital in Lusaka, where he was being treated for pneumonia. He was 97.

Artefacts Looted From Ethiopia 150 Years Ago Withdrawn From Uk Auction After Ethiopia’s Appeal

Two artefacts that were stolen during colonial-era looting by British forces in Ethiopia have been withdrawn from auction after the Ethiopian government appealed in a letter.

World’s Third Largest Diamond Discovered in Botswana

The diamond firm Debswana has announced the discovery in Botswana of a 1,098-carat stone that it described as the third largest of its kind in the world.

The Earliest Obtainable Map of the Whole Continent of Africa

Mapped by Sebastian Münster, the map below is the earliest obtainable map of the whole continent of Africa. The map was published in the 1552 edition of Sebastian Münster’s Cosmographia.