The Down in History Collection
The Heroic Life And Tragic Death Of Alan Turing 297.7k VIEWS Alan Turing was one of the world’s greatest geniuses. He basically invented the modern computer and was instrumental in helping ... 22 Insane Facts About Aleister Crowley, Perhaps The Most Unique Person Ever ... 460.1k VIEWS Aleister Crowley was one of the most bizarre, fascinating, and mysterious figures of the 20th century. Known in his own time as ... Incredible Facts About The Daring Life Of Amelia Earhart 66.5k VIEWS Who was Amelia Earhart? She was a pioneer in flight, an author, a fashion designer, and so much more. Earhart was born in ... The Real-Life Bonnie Prince Charlie Was Far More Vile And Disgusting Than ... 112k VIEWS Outlander is a ridiculously entertaining fantasy-adventure that masquerades as a period drama. But is the show Outlander ... 30 Things You Didn't Know About Genghis Khan 294.4k VIEWS Genghis Khan remains one of the most feared and respected conquerors of all time. His biography is shrouded in mystery and ... 17 Things You Didn't Know About Harriet Tubman 103k VIEWS The biography of Harriet Tubman reads less like a stodgy figure from the past, and more like a modern action hero. Far from just ... 21 Weird Facts About King Tut 2.3M VIEWS More than almost any other ancient ruler, facts about King Tut, the boy who led an empire and was buried in a tomb stuffed with ... The Pansexual Adventures of Lord Byron, The Harry Styles of The 19th Century ... 206.4k VIEWS Nobody from the 19th century partied harder than one of the best poets of the romantic era, Lord George Gordon Byron. But, ... 13 Facts That Prove Marie Antoinette Remains An Extremely Controversial ... 175k VIEWS Marie Antoinette, the ill-fated queen of France, is remembered for two things: losing her head and uttering the callous phrase, ... The Life and Times Of The Marquis De Sade, The Man 'Sadism' Was Named After ... 194.9k VIEWS Donatien Alphonse François de Sade, or the Marquis de Sade, became well-known for his depraved sexual proclivities. The ... These Photographs Show The Tragic Story Of The Kind-Hearted Real Life Shrek ... 194.1k VIEWS Maurice Tillet, also known as "The French Angel," the "Ugliest Man in the World," and, more recently, the ... 12 Surprising Things Not Many People Know About Nikola Tesla 30.7k VIEWS In the age of the Internet, Nikola Tesla has enjoyed a posthumous surge in popularity like no deceased scientist before him. The Story of the Real Pocahontas Disney Didn't Tell You 215.6k VIEWS The real Pocahontas was nothing like the Pocahontas depicted in Disney’s 1995 animated classic. There are a multitude of ways ... 14 Incredible Facts About American Showman P.T. Barnum 211.7k VIEWS Who was P.T. Barnum? Phineas Taylor Barnum was the brilliant and bizarre mind behind a number of famous hoaxes and the ... 12 Unusual Facts You Never Knew About Queen Victoria 663.8k VIEWS Just as the Victorian era is incorrectly portrayed as a period of demureness, misconceptions about the British monarchy – ... Muscly Facts From The Life Of Spartacus, Gladiator And Slave Who Led An ... 15.8k VIEWS Sure, you might know the famous movie quote "I am Spartacus!," but who was the real gladiator Spartacus? He ... 16 Grisly Facts About Vlad The Impaler And His Brutal War Tactics 63.7k VIEWS Vlad the Impaler: even his name sounds downright sinister. As one of the most reviled figures in history, he is remembered as a ... The Remarkable Tale Of Yasuke, An African Captive Who Became The First Foreign ... 16.7k VIEWS If you've ever played the video game Nioh, you might have noticed a tall, ax-wielding, black samurai named Yasuke. 12 Hardcore Facts About Alexander Hamilton 91.6k VIEWS Before 2015, it was common to hear that Alexander Hamilton was, by far, the most undervalued of all the American Founding ... 14 Weird Facts About Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, The Guy Who Created Sherlock ... 26.7k VIEWS You probably know Sir Arthur Conan Doyle as the famous author who created the beloved character Sherlock Holmes. But ...