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182 votes

Did Bill Gates steal the GUI concept from Steve Jobs?

142 votes

Is there a historical precedent to the vaccine scare?

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Why did Columbus cross the mid-Atlantic instead of exploring from Greenland?

126 votes

Why Were Madagascar and New Zealand Discovered So Late?

119 votes

Did China ever consider a phonetic writing system?

95 votes

How did the authorities not find the speakeasy clubs during the prohibition?

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Why didn't the Norsemen colonize North America?

79 votes

Why did North America economically prosper, and maintain stable government and South/Central America didn't?

78 votes

Why are many African-Americans in Mississippi concentrated in the northwestern area?

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Why, in the US, is Japanese brutality ignored compared with the Nazi brutality in WW2?

70 votes
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Which European Languages are not Indo-European?

69 votes

Why do western monotheistic religions seem to be so full of conflict over dogma?

67 votes

What is the significance behind "40 days" that often appears in the Bible?

65 votes

Is there evidence to suggest that Abraham and Hammurabi influenced one another?

57 votes
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Did ancient Germans take pride in leaving the land untouched?

57 votes
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What exactly is the US national anthem?

56 votes
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What is the source of quote attributed to W.E.B. Du Bois: "When you have mastered numbers..."

55 votes
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Were Alexander the Great and Hephaestion lovers?

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Is there a possibility that the Islamic civilization visited America before Columbus?

54 votes

Has there ever been an instance of an active nuclear power plant within or near a war zone?

50 votes
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Did the Tamil People discover that the earth was round 2000 years ago?

50 votes
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How were the cities of Milan and Bruges spared by the Black Death?

48 votes
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Why didn't Great Britain give the colonies voting rights?

47 votes

Did the Byzantines ever attempt to move their capital to Rome?

46 votes

Why didn't Aboriginal Australians invent agriculture?

46 votes
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Did Pope Urban II issue the papal bull "terra nullius" in 1095?

46 votes

How did warriors age historically?

45 votes
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What is the origin of the stereotype that Polish people lack intelligence?

44 votes

Why did really old paintings use such bizarre, unnatural perspective/proportions?

44 votes
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Where was gunpowder invented/ discovered?

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