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37 Crazy Facts About the 1700s That’ll Surprise Even the History Nerds | Fact Republic Country, Humour, Life Hacks, Drunk History, Funny History Facts, Facts About America, Interesting History, History Nerd, History Facts

1. There have been 5 attempts to ban coffee throughout history, the last attempt being in 1777 by Frederick the Great of Prussia who issued a manifesto declaring beer’s superiority over coffee. He believed that coffee interfered with the country’s beer consumption.

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kristy schoonover
History, Archaeology, Humour, Ancient, Interesting History, History Facts, History Nerd, History Memes, The More You Know

History is full of war, famine, and plague, but you can't accuse it of being cruel. It's what we made it. So if anything, it's people who are vicious and wicked. The past is just... indifferent. An open book, ready to be explored. Or in this case, a Twitter account.

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Christina Martinez
Perspective, Nice, Gym, Anthropologie, Interesting Facts About World, Science Facts, Science And Nature, General Knowledge, Did You Know Facts

1. More than 4 billion years ago, Earth was hit by several objects larger than 600 miles that could vaporize the oceans and sterilize the surface yet bacterial life survived deep underground and each time recolonized the planet.

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CHE 835
Weird-History History, Comedy, Strange History, Inventions, Discovery Channel, British Parliament, Book Authors, Shit Happens, Geek Stuff

Andrew Rader, PhD, is a lot of things. The man is a SpaceX mission manager, MIT-credentialed scientist, game designer, author... And he's also a history fan. In fact, he's so fascinated with the subject, he even created a Twitter account to share the weirdest and most wonderful history-related content he stumbles upon.

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Ellyn Semchenko