Topics include science, war, sports, medicine, the arts, historical figures, politics, food, crime, and more. Learn about: the real-life explorers who created King Kong. The teenager who invented television. Nazi germany's secret baby farms. Biological warfare secrets of the ancient world. The racy true story of the Barbie doll.
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