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Alternate Histories: 7 More Ways the World Could Be Completely Different

We covered some of the many alternate histories out there. Here are seven more intriguing ways the world could be completely different. 1. What if the Romans won the Battle of the Teutoburg Forest? Effect: No one would speak English. Explanation: In What If? (1999), edited by Robert Cowley, historians pondered what would happen if historical events had [...]

Hitlar, The Pakistani Tale of the Lost Son of Adolf Hitler

In the closing days of World War II, Adolf Hitler escaped Berlin and made his way to south Asia. There he sired a son, the magical and tyrannical Hitlar. Cyriaque Lamar of io9 has selected clips from this amazingly weird film. I cannot fathom how alternate history master Harry Turtledove let this story slip past him. Link