Did you know Dracula was a real guy? Not a vampire, necessarily, but a real 15th-century man whose legend may have influenced Bram Stoker when he was writing his famous novel.
Archaeologists in Turkey Say They've Discovered Dracula's Dungeon
This is a great article because it talks both about the discovery -- a secret tunnel and two dungeons -- and a little about the history and stories about Vlad Dracula. It sounds like the truth versus the legends of his life would be an interesting topic to research!