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Therese Oneill

Therese Oneill writes about the oddities of history for such outlets as The Atlantic, Jezebel, The Week, and mental_floss. Her new book Unmentionable: The Victorian Ladies Guide to Sex, Marriage and Manners is coming in November from Little, Brown. Follow her on her blog.

7 Things Historical Women Wore Under Their Skirts
15 Things You May Not Have Known About 'Annie'
7 Old-Fashioned, Brutal Games For Boys
17 Russian Travel Tips for Visiting America
11 Incredible Acts of Courage
13 Tips for Landing a Wife (in the 19th Century)
5 Towns That Had to Change Their Names
10 Science Experiments You Can Eat with Your Kids
15 Great Quotes You Wish They’d Said (But They Didn’t!)
15 Terrifying 18th Century Remedies for What Ails You
11 French Travel Tips for Visiting America
10 Japanese Travel Tips for Visiting America
100-Year-Old Wedding Night Advice for Newlyweds
5 Ways to Guarantee a Baby Boy (100 Years Ago)
15 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About 'Aladdin'
20 Things You Might Not Have Known About Gone with the Wind
11 Things You Might Not Know About 'The Little Mermaid'
15 Science Experiments You Can Do With Your Kids
7 of the World’s Oldest Foods Discovered by Archeologists
7 Terrifying Beauty Practices from History
20 Things You Might Not Know About 'The A-Team'
6 Vintage Games We Should Bring Back
15 Historic Diseases that Competed with Bubonic Plague
12 Foreign Travel Tips for Visiting America
6 Bizarre Museums You Can Visit From The Comfort Of Your Desk
Incredible Tilt-Shift Images of Van Gogh's Works
Build a Working Computer From Thread Spools, Screws, and … Paper Clips?
12 Cruel Anti-Suffragette Cartoons
100 Years of Beauty in One Minute
Terrible Jokes from an 1886 Handwritten Gag Book
15 Historic Terms for Crime and Punishment, Defined
6 True Tales of Thievery, Murder, and Witchcraft from the Old Bailey's Court Records
9 Creative Alternatives to the Business Card
5 Myths of the 1920s That Were Debunked—Then Turned Out to be True
8 German Travel Tips for Visiting America
8 Italian Travel Tips for Visiting America
16 Very Strange Christmas Ornaments You Can Buy
6 Forgotten Nursery Rhymes and Their Meanings
5 Hideous DIY Monster Make-Ups for Halloween
10 Internet Lies That Refuse to Die
6 Creepy Victorian Ghost Stories to Read Right Now
9 Bizarre and Endearing Inventions From 100 Years Ago
7 Unique Tattoos of Lesser Known Masterpieces
9 Useful, Good Housekeeping-Approved Cooking Tricks from the 1920s
8 Grand Yet Forgotten Profane Expressions
5 Delightful Science Experiments From 100 Years Ago
15 Century-Old Toys We Still Want to Buy
8 Surprisingly Fun Games Uncle Sam Told Soldiers to Play in 1943
6 Get-Rich-Quick Schemes From Vintage Comic Books
11 Female Health Products from the 1908 Sears Catalog
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