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The sinking of the Mignonette: the horrific true story. Principle of Necessity of Extreme Survival.

On 19 May 1884 four men set sail from Southampton in a small yacht. As men reared to the sea born and raised in coastal communities they were under no illusions as to the dangers of an ocean voyage. Yet none of the Mignonette’s crew...

The Tragic Life of Concubines in Ancient China | The Terrifying Reality of Being a Concubine

The Forbidden City is a palace complex located in central Beijing, China. It served as the imperial palace of the Ming dynasty and the Qing dynasty, and was the home of the Chinese emperors and their households. Construction of the Forbidden City began in 1406...

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