The Top 10: Things people are remembered for that they didn’t actually doFrom uneaten hamsters to unfiddled fiddles: the things they never did

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Questioning our history makes us stronger, not weaker – I know this through personal experienceMy loss of faith was a personal decision but confronting my own views and biases with the facts put in front of me changed me for the better, writes Katy Brand

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Recent archaeological research reveals that the famous early stavechurches of Norway were built much earlier than previously believed. Jackson Crawford, Ph.D.: Sharing real expertise in Norse language and myth with people hungry to learn, free of both ivory tower elitism and the agendas of self-appointed gurus.

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Mikhail Gorbachev becomes the leader of the Soviet Union in 1985. His policies were centred around the idea of reforming and modernizing the Soviet Union.

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Medium-size dinos are missing from the fossil record. Here's whyIt's hard to compete against teenage tyrannosaurs.

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To many Captain Alfred Shout was known as the Laughing Cavalier-to others he was simply one of the bravest and most decorated Australian soldiers of the Gallipoli campaign. Media Magnate Kerry Stokes paid $1.2.

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In 1941, civil rights leader A. Philip Randolph vowed to lead a march on Washington if the war industries were not opened up to African-Americans.

The Alternate Historian on Youtube
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Rare Roman era phallus carving found in UKThe ancient stone on which it was found had broken.

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Raising the flag on Iwo Jima: Here's the story behind that iconic World War II photoIt's been 76 years since the iconic photo of U.S. Marines was captured.

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An uncompromising insight into the darkest days of Mandela's life as he becomes the world's most famous prisoner. Despite lengthy incarceration in an apartheid prison, Nelson Mandela overcomes indignity and harshness to begin the negotiations that will eventually lead to a democratic South Africa.

Timeline - World History Documentaries on Youtube
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Sir David finds out how the best brains in Britain were recruited to help win a very secret war. From high-tech intelligence to undercover ops, he reveals how the real Qs of World War II defeated Hitler with their ingenious problem-solving designs.

Timeline - World History Documentaries on Youtube
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Oldest sequenced DNA belonged to 1 million-year-old mystery mammothDNA from three different mammoths revealed ice age secrets.

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Pharaoh executed after captured in battle 3600 years agoExperts believe Seqenenre Tao II was killed after being captured on battlefield 3,600 years ago

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1700 years ago the people who lived in what's now Italy considered themselves to be Romans. Of course nowadays none of them do anymore which raises the question: when did this change occur?

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'Ice age' horse skeleton found in Utah backyard isn't what we thoughtThe horse's fractured vertebrae showed signs of riding.

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