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How Spartan boys were turned into mighty warriors

There is a reason why Sparta was one of the most powerful cities in Ancient Greece, and it all came down to their army

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How is the Dalai Lama elected?

There have been 14 Dalai Lama so far, and the title is rather new. The first and the second Dalai Lama were given the title posthumously. The first Lama lived from 1391 to 1474, and he is the oldest ...

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Worst Casino Games For Players Trying to Make Money

We have picked some of the most well-known casino games and presented them together in descending numerical order, with the game offering you the least chance to win last.

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Through the lens of Steve Schapiro - A look back at some iconic celebrity moments

In Schapiro’s words, he was fascinated by the “magic of photography in the dark room”. He was fascinated by the process, how a picture comes to life, and all it takes is dipping the picture in ...

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File 17 - What is in the secret 9/11 US Government document?

There are almost 30 names in File 17. Most of those are Saudi names. And now, 13 years after Bush classified the 200 pages report, we can have a look in it

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Tayyip Erdogan Lifestyle - The Palace of Dreams for the Turkish President

Erdogan has four children, and lives with them and his wife in a palace that is 30 times the size of the White House, has more than 250 rooms, and carpets that are worth $10 million

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Top 10 Most Influential Women in Roman History

They might not have been Catherine the Great, but they were more than just expansion of their husband.

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Where did all the animals go? Decline of Animal Species through numbers

In the past 50 years, the human population has gone from 3.3 billion, to 7.4 billion. In the same time, animal population has delved, with some species going extinct, while others have gone from commo...

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Greek Architecture that changed History

The influence of Greek architecture is visible in Roman architecture later. During the Renaissance period, Ancient Greek architecture was rediscovered, but the legacy of Greece goes deeper

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Common misconceptions people have about Hinduism

By the numbers, Hinduism is the third largest religion in the world with more than 1 billion followers, yet Western people still don't understand it

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How much are Bank CEOs paid? We have the answer

This list takes in account only the yearly salary of people in the banking industry for 2015. Let’s see how well are they paid

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Top 7 Most Dangerous Airports in the World

These airports are as challenging, as they are amazing and strange. Incredible landings, incredible takeoffs in extreme conditions and strong wind make these airports a challenge for every pilot.

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5 Victorian Etiquette Rules that Changed Society we live in

The Victorian era lasted from the 1830s to the 1900s and was named after queen Victoria’s reign

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Self-Driving Cars - When we will have them?

The reality is that self-driving cars no longer a futuristic idea. Big companies like to say “the future is now” and “the future is here”, and in this case, they might be right

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Understanding Modal Logic

In simplest terms, modal logic is just an extension of the pure logic, allowing people to use modal operators that can express modality like possibility and necessity

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Why do mosquitoes bite some people and not others?

The statistics show that one in ten people is attractive to mosquitoes, so pray that you are not the one

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Museum of Jurassic Technology - Los Angeles's Strangest Museum

Offering splendid, puzzling and unique treasures, the museum is a carnival of delights and ideas

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Top 10 Man Made Wonders of the World

Forget the Seven Ancient Wonders of the World, there are many modern wonders that are astonishing, and they are all built by a man

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New Animal Species Develop Thanks to Human Intervention

Some of the new species are hybrids, some of them thrive in human-dominated world, and some still enjoy the solitude of the wilderness

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David Copperfield - The Mystery behind the Tricks

The secret of the tricks has never been publicly explained. However, there are ways to explain how he does the tricks. Only one of his acts has been publicly explained, and that is because a participa...

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Bohemian Club: History, Membership and Legacy

Founded in 1872, the Bohemian Club has been the place politicians, businessmen, elite athletes, and other rich people gather, leave their concerns outside, and for two to three weeks, enjoy life at it...

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13 Strange Facts about Marijuana

As of 2015, several countries in the world, including some states in the US have legalized marijuana usage for medical purposes.

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How world currencies got their name?

Many of the world's currencies derive their name from silver coins and gold coins used back in the days

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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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