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John F. Kennedy Lived With More Pain Than We Realised

John F. Kennedy Lived With More Pain Than We Realised

A re-evaluation of JFK’s health history and medical records paints a portrait a man who had to endure a surprising amount of physical discomfort throughout his short life. As US president, he did his best to hide his misery from the public — no small miracle, given just how much…

What Today’s Kangaroo Fighters Can Learn From The Great Emu War Of 1932

What Today’s Kangaroo Fighters Can Learn From The Great Emu War Of 1932

In recent years, Australia has been embroiled in an effort to cull kangaroos — this year alone, it’s expected to kill over a million of them in an effort to protect endangered species in its grasslands. While the mass culling has sparked outrage among animals rights activists, waging war on…

10 Real-Life Female Spies Who Deserve Their Own Movie Franchises

10 Real-Life Female Spies Who Deserve Their Own Movie Franchises

You may be familiar with the espionage efforts of female spies like Josephine Baker and Mata Hari, whose lives have been committed time and time again to film. But there are numerous female spies who — even if we don’t agree with all their politics — led fascinating lives, ones…