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30 Really Creepy Facts About The World That Are A Reminder About How Weird Our Timeline Really Is | Bored Panda Horror, Feelings, Scary Facts, Weird Facts, Creepy Facts, Bizarre Facts, Fun Facts, Funny Horror, Facts

The world is far more complicated than some of us like to think. Morality isn’t black-or-white, historical facts are often hazier than we’d like them to be, and the interconnectivity of everything means that the deeper down the knowledge rabbit hole we go, the more lost we can sometimes feel.

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Cindy Tucker
History, London, Strange History, Weird History Facts, Greats, School Of Medicine, History Facts, Modern Games, About Climate Change

If it ain’t weird, interesting, and enlightening, it ain’t got any place on the Weird History Twitter page. Home to nearly 177k adoring fans, the Weird History project embodies the best aspects of education in the digital age: make it short, make it precise, and make it fun. Throw in some spot-on illustrations and boom! You’ve made yourself popular with fact-lovers all over the globe.

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Emily Fitzpatrick
Strange History, People, Funny History Facts, Weird History Facts, Weird Facts, Fun Facts, Funny Things, History Memes, Outlandish

Curiosity and learning never go out of style. No matter the year. No matter the season. In a world that’s full of half-baked conspiracy theories, disinformation, and over-exaggerated (or completely made-up) trivia, it’s nice to find a source that you can trust. It only helps when it’s entertaining as heck, too. Enter, stage left—the ‘WTF Facts’ Twitter account.

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Lady Buttercup
37 Crazy Facts About the 1700s That’ll Surprise Even the History Nerds | Fact Republic Country, Life Hacks, Humour, World History, Drunk History, Funny History Facts, Weird History Facts, Facts About America, Interesting History

1. There have been 5 attempts to ban coffee throughout history, the last attempt being in 1777 by Frederick the Great of Prussia who issued a manifesto declaring beer’s superiority over coffee. He believed that coffee interfered with the country’s beer consumption.

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kristy schoonover