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He continued the broadcast even after killing his girlfriend

Reshetnikov continued the broadcast even after killing his girlfriend, Valentina | Credits: The Sun

Stanislav Reshetnikov, a vlogger, famously known as Stas Reeflay, inflicted inhumane physical abuse on his pregnant girlfriend, Valentina Grigoryeva, when a viewer asked him to do so for merely $1000 in his live YouTube video. …

People would do anything to prevent pregnancy in the old times.

Photo Credits: Anna O’Brien

Birth control traced back to the 20th century has a very dark history. Women of old times were uneducated hence unaware of their bodily rights. They were subject to experiments and racial discrimination. Religious and political leaders came forward just to oppose women of their rights. …

The intellectual and political contributions of Paul Rivet during the Nazi regime.

Paul Rivet | Photo Credits: RFI

When Paris fell to the Germans in 1940, Paul Rivet, the director of the city’s anthropological museum hung Rudyard Kipling’s poem “If” from the museum’s front door. The act was one of quiet defiance by a man who had been vocal about the impending rise of facism and critical about…

Here are five key events that occurred on the 25th of December.

Photo by Unseen Histories on Unsplash

December 25th — otherwise known as Christmas — is one of the most global festivities that exists in the modern-day. This holiday is centuries old and has always been a joyous occasion. Typically, it is envisioned as a snowy night filled with decorated Christmas trees and vibrant lights. …

The famine under the British government that killed a million people and forced another million to emigrate.

One million Irish people died from starvation during the Irish Potato Famine. | Photo Credits: ThoughtCo

In 1845, a fungus-like organism infested the potato crops in Ireland, resulting in hunger, starvation, and death everywhere. This horrendous time period is remembered as the Irish Potato Famine, famously known as the Great Hunger.

The parasite quickly spread over Ireland’s entire potato crop population, leaving the Irish dying from…

The rise and fall of true crime author and FBI profiler Paul Harrison.

Photo Credits: Lancaster Guardian

59-year-old true crime author Paul Harrison published his book, Mind Games, in October 2018. The book contained Harrison’s claims of having personally interviewed over 100 of the world’s most notorious serial killers, including Jeffrey Dahmer and Ted Bundy. …

Did this mass murderer deserve the ‘barbaric’ sentencing he received?

Photo Credits: WPTV

On July 8, 1999, Allen Lee Davis (also known as ‘Tiny’ Davis), was executed for the murder of Nancy Weiler and her two daughters. When the power to his electric chair was switched off, Davis remained alive for a few moments, before going still.

When the black hood was removed…

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