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Four of the Best Sports Documentaries from the Current Decade

These sports documentaries are not just for diehard fans, they are a great movies which will inspire know-nothings and hardcore fans alike.

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Sikes-Picot Agreement - 100 years later

The Sykes-Picot agreement was a secret agreement back then, signed between France and the United Kingdom, with the Russian Empire backing it up. The trio of countries won the War, divided the countrie...

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13 Bizarre Historic Events that Happened by Accident

If you believe in the Big Bang Theory, then you believe that the world was created by accident. But let's revisit some of the historic events that actually happened by accident

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175,000 Years Old Neanderthals Cave Discovered in France

The deep cave is the latest evidence for early human construction, a living area for Neanderthals, the Eurasia population before the modern humans

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Remembering Arno Breker, creator of Nazi Architecture

Breker was tasked with the development of fascist aesthetics, and his bombastic sculptures were the norm during the Third Reich reign, and even afterwards

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Remembering Terry Fox, 22 year old cancer patient

Fox started a journey after his leg was amputated due to cancer. By the end of his run, he ran more than halfway across Canada, or in number, a total of 3,339 miles, 143 days, and raising $23 million ...

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Mexican Standoff: Racist or Not?

In the past several years, the dilemma whether Mexican standoff is a racist term or not has grown. Both sides have strong argumentation, so let’s take a look at why some people consider the term to ...

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Whitney plantation museum - America's Auschwitz

The grounds of the museum contain exhibits, as well as art works and original, life-size sculptures of children that are there to symbolize all the children who lost their life in the era of slavery

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Top 10 Controversial Roman Emperors

What makes the following emperors controversial is their desire to suppress the Senate, and their flamboyant lifestyle

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Michael Jordan, the Stories Proving he is not a Human

It’s been almost 20 years after his retirement (not counting the Wizards years), and yet we have yet to see a player displaying more passion, more heart and work ethic as Jordan.

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Top 10 Ancient Greece Poets You Need to Know

Ancient Greek literature influenced the Latin Literature first and foremost, and then the European literature until the 18th century.

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Gonzo Journalism - How Journalism is affected today?

Two aspects are key in Gonzo journalism. The two postulates are “becoming part of the story” and “exposing the truth by lying”. Gonzo made not telling the truth an acceptable norm in journalis...

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Celluloid - jewelry material for the middle class in Victorian Era

The reason celluloid was popular in the jewelry world because scientists thought that there little to no chance for the brooch made of celluloid to spontaneously combust with a selling point

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Masonic Rites and Degrees Explained - Why the Scottish has 33 and the normal only 3 degrees?

The higher ranks, acquired in the Scottish rite for example, represent “appendant degrees”, as in lateral movement in the highest rank

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Sylvia Plath Effect - All the Victims

The famous writer committed suicide after years of battling depression. In her book "The Bell Jar" she sums up the condition and how she felt

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Meet Horison, the World's Most Expensive Animal worth more than CEOs make in years

Horison is a gold mine, as the price of the first offspring is around $55,000, while for the next offspring, the price goes up to $175,000

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American Museum of Natural History - The Best

Even though most of the fossils are hidden from the public, the Museum still boasts the best Dino Tour in the world you can find. The exhibits can be seen via self-guided tour that usually lasts two h...

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The giant stone balls of Costa Rica - World Mysteries

At the moment, according to John Hoopes, there are 300 spheres known to exist. The largest among them weighs 15 tons and measures eight feet in diameter. The smallest stone, on the other hand, is no l...

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Donald Trump has a Point that People Ignore

Trump might have grabbed headlines with quotes like banning Muslims, but his point on jobs for the white working class is a statement that is worth analyzing

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Top 10 Mysterious Animals People Believe Exist

It is in our nature to look for the superficial, after all, God is sometimes called a superficial thing by heretics and non-believers

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Louis Weiss - The Grandmother of Europe

Since the moment she was born, up until her death in 1983, Weiss was an influential voice not only in French, but also in international affairs

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Top 7 Celebrity Gamblers

Some celebrities end up being broke, others end up being “pros”, as they learn how to wager, how to bet, when to bet, and what to bet on

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Mother Teresa - Was She a Saint or Sadistic Religious Fanatic?

Mother Teresa founded the “Missionaries of Charity”, an order that began with just 12 members, but has now grown to 4,000 nuns working around the world

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Mark Twain and the Halley's Comet - Writer predicting own death

Clemens was born in 1835, after an appearance of the Comet. He died of a heart attack in 1910, just one day after the Comet appeared the brightest in its history in 1910

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Ernest Hemingway - The Mystery behind his Suicide

Hemingway’s body was found in robe and pajamas, and a double-barreled shotgun lay beside him with only one chamber discharged

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Thousand Trees Paris - The New Eco Symbol of Paris

While the project won’t replace the Eiffel Tower probably as the Parisian icon, it will certainly put another icon in the City of Lights

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Panama Papers - What You Need to Know

The biggest leak journalists ever worked for included 2.6 terabytes of data, or more than 11 million documents

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American Kennel Club Chose 10 Most Popular Dog Breeds

For the past three years, the top 5 dog breeds have stayed the same, and Labrador Retriever is still the most popular dog breed in America

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7 Scary Realities for Americans with Donald Trump as President

No one could assume what Trump-led White House would look like. While it is true that when Trump enters the Oval office he will have advisors and experts, his remarks during the campaign are something...

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Kopi Luwak - What Makes the Coffee the Most Expensive in the World

Some say it is the taste that is better due to cat digesting it, others say it’s the rarity

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Slow Loris and Five other Land Mammals You Haven't Heard Of

Some of them are vulnerable, some are close to extinction, and some are common in the wild life

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The Lost Nuke of 1950 - Unanswered questions

The Convair B-36B, with a serial number 44-92075 was the first case of nuclear loss in history, and the B-36 was the first of many “broken arrows” that happened during the cold war

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Top 10 Longest Non-Stop Flights in History

With demand for international airline travel going through the roof in recent years, we can expect longer and longer flights

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Ub Iwerks - The Forgotten Man of Disney

When the term Mickey Mouse is brought up, people think of Walt Disney at first. But rarely someone thinks of Ub Iwerks, the man who animated the Mickey cartoons

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EU Migrant and Refugee Crisis - What You Need to Know

In September 2015, the EU passed a project which asked EU countries to divide the refugees among themselves. Now, the countries are trying to prevent migrants from getting into the EU

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7 Most Influential Members of the Skull and Bones Secret Society

With three US presidents, tons of politicians, economic experts and defense experts, the Skull and Bones society boosts influential list of alumni

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Climate Change Scary Facts to Get You Thinking

Some 10 years ago, leading experts on the field were saying there is still time. Nowadays, the urgency is to act now, and sooner rather than later

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Zika Virus Questions and Answers

At the moment, the numbers in the United States show 258 virus cases reported due to traveling to Zika affected countries. No case has been local. Out of those cases, 6 were sexually transmitted, and ...

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The Best Gaming Documentaries of the Past Decade

There are few markets over the past few decades that have gone through as big of a development as the gaming industry. Total revenues in 2015 rose 5% over the previous year to a whopping $23.5 billion...

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Top 10 Quotes from World War II

The War started when Germany and Hitler decided to invade Poland, with Hitler delivering speech after speech how Germany has to go to war in order to ensure peace

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Bible Facts for Atheists

Many Christians accuse Atheists of lack of knowledge of the Bible, being in the dark

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7 Inventions that Changed the World we Live in

It is hard to imagine nowadays, but some inventions didn’t come until the 18th and 19th century

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The Flat Earth Society - What's the Fuss?

The history of the Flat Earth society can be traced back to the beginning of the 19th century, when Samuel Bowbotham published a book called “Zetetic Astronomy: Earth not a Globe”

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The Boomerang Generation - Game Changers or Debt Makers

Some of their characteristics are team-orientation, hanging together to socialize and date, working well in groups and rarely preferring individual endeavors. They expect structure at the workplace, a...

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Hamburg Green City - The Plan Explained

The plan, called the “Green Network”, will cover 40% of the area of the city, connecting parks, gardens, cemeteries, recreational areas and playgrounds with green paths

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Manchester - The Exotic City of 20 Languages

There are 20 main languages in Manchester, but the census in 2011 showed that there are 153 languages that at least one person in the city speaks

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Who is Sergey Shoigu, potential heir to Vladimir Putin?

Shoigu became defense minister in 2012, and since he was appointed for minister, his partnership and friendship with Putin is growing and evolving in every possible way

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The Courageous Story of Irena Sendler

Irena died in May 2008, but her work will never be forgotten, not by Israel, not by many humanitarian people around the world

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Donald Trump - Top 10 Controversies

Before the official candidacy, and after, Trump’s campaign has been marked as “politically incorrect”

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