Weird History
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11 Photos That Show You Exactly How Weird History Really Was

Updated March 11, 2021 67.8k votes 20.9k voters 804.2k views11 items

List RulesVote up the most strikingly bizarre photos that change your perception of the past.

True life is often far stranger than fiction. History, alternatively known as humanity's trial-and-error period, is chock-full of scenarios bizarre enough to render your favorite movies, TV shows, and books obsolete.

Assembled below are historical photos of astonishing things people have done throughout time