Peter Dugre

Peter Dugre

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  1. 6 Of The Most Dysfunctional Romantic Relationships In History

    6 Of The Most Dysfunctional Romantic Relationships In History

    One of the most powerful lessons we can learn from history is that love stinks. Throughout history, vindictive, spurned, and just plain crazy lovers have ...
  2. The 11 Most Significant Walls In World History

    The 11 Most Significant Walls In World History

    We're going to build a wall! Donald Trump isn't the first leader to propose reinforcing a border with a giant impenetrable barrier. Famous walls in history date ...
  3. 10 Brutal Revolutions, Rebellions, and Uprisings of the 21st Century

    10 Brutal Revolutions, Rebellions, and Uprisings of the 21st Century

    The 21st Century started with a host of revolutions and popular uprisings. As the 1990s ended, so did the tenuous period of post-cold war peace (which, ...
  4. The Secret Role That a Crazy Hallucinogenic Fungus Played in History

    The Secret Role That a Crazy Hallucinogenic Fungus Played in History

    The little parasitic ergot fungus loves to live off rye grain. Unfortunately, it turns out, so did the peasant class in Europe and America. Before modern medicine, ...
  5. 11 Unbelievably Inhumane Japanese Torture Methods Used During World War 2

    11 Unbelievably Inhumane Japanese Torture Methods Used During World War 2

    While terrible World War II atrocities were committed by many nations during the conflict, Japanese war crimes in that period stand out as uniquely ...
  6. 10 Murder Plots That Would Have Radically Changed History (If They Succeeded)

    10 Murder Plots That Would Have Radically Changed History (If They Succeeded)

    Powerful leaders walk around everyday with bull's-eyes on their backs. And the world would likely be a much different place had many of the failed ...
  7. 6 Royals Who Suffered From Hereditary Mutations And Defects Caused By Inbreeding

    6 Royals Who Suffered From Hereditary Mutations And Defects Caused By Inbreeding

    Long before the concept of "designer babies" created in a lab became the stuff of science fiction, inbreeding in royal families was viewed as a way ...
  8. 10 Notorious Henchmen, Clairvoyants, and Magicians Who Advised Royals

    10 Notorious Henchmen, Clairvoyants, and Magicians Who Advised Royals

    Royals need friends, too. Sometimes, they choose soothsayers or slaughterers to advise them and do their dirty work. More often than not, the results aren't ...
  9. Sibling Power Murders

    Sibling Power Murders

    Royal parents were so naive. Leaving the nation or empire to two or more heirs never ended well, unless the parents considered deadly sibling rivalries to be the ...
  10. 12 Historic People Who Had Crazy Last Wills

    12 Historic People Who Had Crazy Last Wills

    Some last wills and testaments shatter family bonds, particularly when vast sums of wealth get left to the family dog and not to the humans on the family tree ...