Victorian People Were So Afraid Of Being Buried Alive, They Created Special Coffins

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Victorian People Were So Afraid Of Being Buried Alive, They Created Special Coffins

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Apparently One Of Britain’s Traditional Dishes Is Viper Soup…Yuck!

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Apparently One Of Britain's Traditional Dishes Is Viper Soup...Yuck!

Britain has never been known for its fantastic cuisine. In fact, the island nation is often the butt of jokes from foodies everywhere. That being said, the British have certainly upped their food game since the early days of the Empire. Today, the U.K. is practically a foodie’s paradise. Long gone are the days of […]

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These People Were Really Serious About Trying To Fake Their Own Deaths

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These People Were Really Serious About Trying To Fake Their Own Deaths

In our very interconnected modern world, the idea of faking your own death might actually seem kind of insane. All it takes is one accidental tweet or status update on Facebook for someone to figure out you’re not actually dead. However, back in the 1800s and early 1900s, faking your death was actually pretty easy. […]

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