History facts

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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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Curiosity and learning never go out of style. No matter the year. No matter the season. In a world that’s full of half-baked conspiracy theories, disinformation, and over-exaggerated (or completely made-up) trivia, it’s nice to find a source that you can trust. It only helps when it’s entertaining as heck, too. Enter, stage left—the ‘WTF Facts’ Twitter account.

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According to a survey from the American Historical Association, two thirds of people in the US consider history to be no more than a collection of names, dates and events. But we know that the story of our world is living, breathing and so much more than that. So regardless of whether or not history was your favorite subject in school, pandas, we’re certain we’ve got some fun facts down below that will pique your interest!