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Unlocking The Mysteries Of Ulfberht Swords, The All-Powerful Viking Swords

Unlocking The Mysteries Of Ulfberht Swords, The All-Powerful Viking Swords

See the all-powerful Ulfberht swords and discover how their makers might have been able to build a blade so strong it still baffles experts.
When Exotic Animals Were Turned Into Furniture

When Exotic Animals Were Turned Into Furniture

The craze for animal furniture came from the work of Rowland Ward, who was a talented taxidermist whose work popularized the trend.
Where Did The Google Name Come From?

Where Did The Google Name Come From?

The history of the Google name can be traced back to a typo, an incredibly large number, and a nine-year-old boy.
The Story Of The Landkreuzer P. 1000 Ratte — Hitler’s 1,000 Ton Super Tank

The Story Of The Landkreuzer P. 1000 Ratte — Hitler’s 1,000 Ton Super Tank

The Landkreuzer P. 1000 Ratte would have been the largest, heaviest tank ever created.
25 Weird Inventions That Never Took Off

25 Weird Inventions That Never Took Off

From baby cages to glowing tires to bicycle roller skates, these weird inventions of decades past simply never made a splash.
Amateur Sleuths Claim To Have Found Gold-Packed Nazi Amber Room

Amateur Sleuths Claim To Have Found Gold-Packed Nazi Amber Room

In 1701, craftsmen from Denmark and Poland were hired by Frederick I of Prussia to create the Amber Room.
This Lightbulb Was Switched On In 1901 — And It’s Still Going

This Lightbulb Was Switched On In 1901 — And It’s Still Going

At more than one million hours of use and counting, this bulb proves that they really don't make things like they used to.
New York Painter Tom Bob Turns Found Objects Into Amazing Street Art

New York Painter Tom Bob Turns Found Objects Into Amazing Street Art

In Tom Bob's unique hands, pipes quickly become sassy snakes, and a manhole cover transforms into an Oreo.
“Typewriter” Bought At Flea Market Actually A Nazi Enigma Machine, Sells For Big Money At Auction

“Typewriter” Bought At Flea Market Actually A Nazi Enigma Machine, Sells For Big Money At Auction

The rare antique was found at a Romanian flea market.
Artist Uses 100,000 Books To Make Full-Scale Parthenon Where Nazis Burned Them

Artist Uses 100,000 Books To Make Full-Scale Parthenon Where Nazis Burned Them

In 1933, Nazis burned 2,000 books they found "subversive." A conceptual artist has just built a Parthenon of banned books where the burning took place.
The Decade That Taste Forgot: Lavish And Luxe Interiors Of The 1970s

The Decade That Taste Forgot: Lavish And Luxe Interiors Of The 1970s

Design's worst decade in all its garish glory.