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20 History Memes That'll Bring Out The Scholar In You

We think history can be really fascinating, but we also understand that learning it out of a textbook is boring as heck. If you're a high school history teacher reading this, then you should definitely start utilizing memes in your everyday lessons if you want students to retain the information better. Who else agrees?

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Scientists Reveal What Ancient Relative of Humans Looked Like

What do you, me and every other person on Earth have in common? I won't make you guess, because we all have a lot more in common than we think we do. No matter how different we might seem from each other, we're all part of the same species: homo sapiens. And that means that we all have ancestors in common. We know what Neanderthals look like, but it's a different story for their recently discovered cousin, the Denisovans. Some scientists have just made a pretty good guess about what the Denisovans looked like. 

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15 Classical Art Memes For All The Cultured Snobs

History has definitely produced some very WTF art throughout the years. Like, what were some of these artists even thinking? We certainly don't know! But if one thing's for sure, it's both entertaining and still relevant in our lives today, as proven with these memes!

funny memes created out of classical art masterpieces
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This shot of five photographers (remember when that was a profession that only a few could enter?) on a New York City rooftop in 1920 might be the earliest instance we have of what would be considered a modern selfie. Self-referential meta-photography was born with the selfie itself, apparently, as there's also a shot of the photo being made: