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Η ΜΟΝΑΞΙΑ ΤΗΣ ΑΛΗΘΕΙΑΣ: Bουκεφάλας: Το αγαπημένο άλογο του Μεγάλου Αλεξάνδ...

Alexander the Great and Hellenistic Greece. Alexander named more than 70 cities after himself—and one after his horse.

The real life Koko and Yum Yum!!  (Among other crazy stuff.)

We have rounded up some random and interesting, yet true, facts that might boggle your mind. Also the first image is of Lindsey Stirling, violinist.

The Cardiff Giant Fools the Nation, 145 Years Ago

In 1869 an atheist built a tall petrified man statue and buried it in Cardiff New York to sucker Christians into thinking it was a long lost Biblical giant. They paid to view.

Testudo marginata - Epirus, Greece | Flickr - Photo by Thor Hakonsen

Testudo marginata - Epirus, Greece | Flickr - Photo by Thor Hakonsen

It’s unknown exactly how U.S. service members in World War I (1914-18) came to be dubbed doughboys—the term most typically was used to refer...

American patrol with German machine gun captured in the Saint-Mihiel Offensive on the Western Front, September 1918 (b/w photo)

National Geographic Kids - 10 facts about the Ancient Greeks

Join us here at National Geographic Kids as we travel thousands of years back in time to discover ten fascinating facts about Ancient Greece.

This Day in History: Nov 5, 1605: King James learns of gunpowder plot by Guy Fawkes

Eight of the Gunpowder Plot conspirators by Crispijn van de Passe the Elder, 1605


Marble head of Athena Hellenistic Period Greece Date: ca. 200 B. the Metropolitan Museum of Art