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Christopher Columbus And The Replacement-Level Historical Figure

It’s easy to tell Columbus’s story as one of a determined innovator, triumphing over the backwardness and ignorance of medieval Europe to usher in a new era of global exploration, trade, colonization, and conquest through sheer grit and clarity of vision. That is all absolute nonsense, but it is a very easy story to tell.

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Götz von Berlichingen Had A (Literal) Iron Fist And A Front-Row Seat To The Military Revolution

Book Excerpts That Don't Suck

This McGruff Drug Album Might As Well Be By Weird Al

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101 Years Ago, Babe Ruth’s Career Could Have Ended In A Car Crash In Wawa, Pennsylvania

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The Baron Of Wimbledon

Tennis

The Wimbledon Finalist With The Body In His Suitcase

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Blood In The Water

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Stop Referring To The “Caning” Of Charles Sumner!

Senators Week

Every Game Was A Home Run Derby For The 1974 Sacramento Solons

Senators Week

Who Was Lady Byng, And What Was Her Deal?

Senators Week

A Somewhat Comprehensive History Of U.S. Senators Who Have Died In Duels

Senators Week

Torso Murders, An Olympic Sex Scandal, And The Cleveland World’s Fair That Wasn’t

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A Man Can’t Live On His Own

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The Art World Has Bigger Enemies Than Forgers

Defector At The Movies

The Greatest Pool Player In History Just Wanted To Hustle

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The Dark Legacy Of The CIA’s Bungled Plot To Have Famous Climbers Plant Nuclear-Powered Sensors In The Himalayas

The Great Outdoors

Did Lola Falana Really Win A Cut Of The Mets Playing Baccarat In 1983 Atlantic City?

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The Newspaper Mogul Who Risked His Life To Bring Babe Ruth To Japan

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Echoes Of Bloody Sunday Abound In All-Ireland Football Tourney

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100 Years On, Bloody Sunday Still Bleeds

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