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5 Weirdest & Most Unusual Wars In History

Wars are often seen as conflicts over land or freedom which last for long periods of time, inflicting huge suffering and damage. However every now and then, wars have been fought which don’t fit in the usual mould, and stand out in history as being unusual and even bizarre. Here are my choices for 5 of the weirdest and most …

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5 Gruesome Examples Of Human Sacrifice

Human sacrifice has been practised throughout history and is usually part of a religious ritual, where the victim is killed using a very specific method in order to bring good fortune, pacify a God, spirits, or even nature itself. To the modern mind this practice seems barbaric and a waste of life, but the prevalence of human sacrifice all over …

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5 Of The Bloodiest Battles In History

Human history is littered with conflict and war. Untold millions have perished in countless battles all over the world, however every so often a battle takes place that is particularly bloody and destructive. With rapid advances in technology comes the ability to inflict ever greater numbers of casualties, however what makes some of these battles particularly horrifying is that the …