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Sizing Up Kanamara Matsuri — Japan’s Crazy Penis Festival
The Kanamara Matsuri festival is more than just penis-shaped candies, it's a celebration of diversity and sex-positivity.
U.S.S. Lexington Finally Found After 76 Years [VIDEO]
The USS Lexington was sunk during a battle with the Japanse Navy during WWII. Now, after missing for 76 years, a team of explorers has discovered it.
“A Cacophony Of Hell”: The Story Of The Ramree Island Crocodile Massacre
With World War II nearing its end, hundreds of soldiers perished during the Ramree Island crocodile attack, the deadliest in recorded history.
How Korean Soldier Yang Kyoungjong Fought For Three Nations During WWII
During World War II, Yang Kyoungjong found himself battling for Japan, the Soviets, and Germany.
Woman’s Head Found In American Tourist’s Suitcase After App Meetup
Japanese police had already arrested the tourist on suspicion of “confining” a missing woman before the head was located.
WWII Japan’s “Comfort Women” And The Horrific Sexual Slavery They Endured [VIDEO]
Comfort women were women and girls taken from occupied territories by the Imperial Army during WWII and used as sex slaves in what were called comfort stations. Their struggle didn't come to light until decades later.
Oda Nobunaga — The Ruthless Samurai Who Reunified Japan
Once called “the fool of Owari,” Oda Nobunaga would eventually be known as the first “great unifier” of Japan.
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Samurai sword found in attic, newly discovered mass grave may hold Viking army, ancient stone tools may rewrite human history.
Rare 12th Century Samurai Sword Found In Attic
The sword was pulled from the attic decades ago, but a recent ceremonial cleaning revealed it was a priceless heirloom from the 12th century.
How Navajo Code Talkers Helped Win World War II
To this day, the Navajo code talkers' language remains the only unbreakable code ever used by the Marine Corps.
Dramatic Footage Of Kamikaze Pilots In Action [VIDEO]
Insane footage from the Battle of Okinawa shows just how reckless and terrifying kamikaze pilots were.