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Does dried squash hold blood of Louis XVI ?

Scientists have confirmed the authenticity of a blood sample said to be from the French king. King Louis XVI of France was sentenced to death by behea…

These Two Are Looking to Get Revenge on the Burger King

Too long has the smiling king been a shining beacon of hope to the people. These two are here to knock him down. Fortunately, they still haven’t required Poison Wendy to join their team or the Dark King would certainly be done for. Link Via That’s Nerdalicious

Hand of the King Pin

Hand of the King Pin – $12.95 Attention Game of Thrones fans! Behold the Hand of the King Pin from the NeatoShop. This beautiful prop replica is made of metal and colored to look like aged gold. Are you ready for the authority and responsibility of the pin?  Be sure to check the NeatoShop for more New [...]

11 Monarchs Who Went Insane

With election season in full swing, perhaps it’s time to take a step back and be glad that neither candidate makes out with corpses or thinks they have bones made of glass. Whether they were born with mental illness or slowly descended into lunacy as a result of leading tragic lives, these 11 rulers definitely [...]

King Richard III’s Grave (Possibly) Discovered Under a Parking Lot

Archaelogists announced today that they believe they have uncovered the site of King Richard III’s grave, inside a long-lost friary buried beneath the Leicester City Council offices.  The hunt for King Richard III’s grave is heating up, with archaeologists announcing today (Sept. 5) that they have located the church where the king was buried in 1485. “The [...]

Is Richard III buried under a car park ?

Archaeologists believe the remains of King Richard III could be buried underneath a council car park. The exact burial place of Richard III has remain…

11 Monarchs Crowned While They Were in Diapers

Babies sure are cute. But do they make good world leaders? Here’s a peek at some of history’s youngest rulers and their reigns. 1. King Oyo (Toro Kingdom, Uganda) In 1995, Oyo became the youngest monarch in the world. He was three years old. When the coronation ceremony began, the toddler slid off the throne, ran [...]

Elephant Hunt Not a Good Move

King Juan Carlos has been the honorary president of the Spanish branch of the World Wildlife Fund since 1968. But that title has been stripped away since the king returned from an elephant hunting safari. Many Spaniards were dumbfounded when news broke in April that the king had made a secret journey to hunt elephants in [...]

The Time 18th-Century French Aristocrats Fled to Rural Pennsylvania

In 1793, the French Revolution was in full swing. Royal sympathizers—nobles, military officers, clergy, and other aristocrats—were guaranteed a sharp kiss from the guillotine. Frightened, thousands of aristocrats fled to neighboring countries like Austria and Prussia. A small handful of Nobles, however, escaped to a place so obscure that they were able to start their [...]

The Legend of King Arthur

The following is an article from the book Uncle John’s Supremely Satisfying Bathroom Reader. What do you think -was King Arthur a real person, or is he purely the stuff of legend? Either way, he makes for a good story. TABLE TALK In England, the most popular tales of chivalry are the Welsh legends of King Arthur and [...]