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The Man Who Lives Without Money

Do you ever wonder what life may be like if you were to give up all of your materialistic goods and live without money? That is exactly what Mark Boyle has done, and he is in no hurry to go back to th...

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Everything you need to know about Babylon, the legendary capitol of ancient Mesopotamia

The ancient city of Babylon produced the First Written Law and the Hanging Gardens, one of the Seven Wonders

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Kuelap, Peru - The Other Machu Picchu in Peru you can visit

Kuelap is a city in Northern Peru, a fortress that is the largest stone structure in South America. The belief is that the city was built to serve as defense for hostile attackers

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NASA have just released this fascinating video showing close up images of Pluto!

Ever wondered what the surface of Pluto actually looks like? This video will give you an intriguing glimpse.

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Iran and the US strike historic deal – Here is everything you need to know

After a 12 year embargo on Iran, Washington and Tehran have struck a deal that should end the embargo and strip Iran of its nuclear powerful. President Obama was among the first to congratulate on the...

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10 Things worth knowing about Beer, the drink of our generation

A fun fact: beer is made from water, and in some regions around the world, the water is better suited for making bee

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When This Homeless Man Played the Piano, His Life Was Transformed Forever!

Homeless ex U.S. Marine Donald Gould touched the lives of millions after this video went viral.

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Chaos Takes Over London As 24 Hour Tube Strike Leaves Thousands of Commuters Stranded

Scenes from the chaotic streets of London this morning amid the 24 hour tube strike

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7 fascinating facts about US Independence Day, Fourth of July

The Declaration of Independence was first signed on July 4, two days after the Congress voted for the declaration. However, only two people signed the declaration on Fourth of July. The process lasted...

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How The Curse of Timur's Tomb changed the course of World War II

Timur was one of the most ruthless invaders in the history of mankind. He assumed the title of Great Khan in 1369, and he immediately started a campaign to make the Mongol empire as big as it was duri...

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This Saudi Prince Is Giving Away His Entire $32bn Fortune To Charity!

Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, has decided to put his fortune to good use.

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The story of Alan Turing - Pioner in mathematics, computer science and homosexuality

Alan Turing is praised today as one of the biggest geniuses in computer science and mathematics. But he was also victim of the early 20th century stereotypes and dogmas about homosexuality

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This Bizarre Sea Creature Just Washed Up On The Shores Of Russia

The image of an unknown sea monster is taking the internet by storm

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Five Lesser known victims of the Hope Diamond Curse

​The Hope Diamond is probably the biggest diamond in mankind history. The Diamond is also known as the King’s Jewel (Le Bijou du Roi). The Hope Diamond is a 45 carat deep blue diamond that weighs ...

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King Leopold II - The Man who killed more than 10 million people, yet is not not seen as repulsive

A person killing more than 10 million people can easily be identified as a dictator, savage and put in the same sentence with Hitler. However, Leopold is more praised than criticized

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Millions of Dog Mummies Unearthed in Catacombs of Anubis

The mummified remains of nearly 8 million dogs have been discovered in Egypt

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Galileo Galilei and three other scientists who believed in magic

You would be surprised to know that some of the brightest minds of our time have believed in magic. Galileo and Newton are two of the top geniuses praised by society for their work in science. But bot...

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Revolutionary New Insulin Patch Could Change The Lives Of Diabetics Forever

The super smart insulin patch could alleviate the need for injections.

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For wine lovers, Cricova in Moldova is their Mecca

The city is one of the most mysterious places in the world, a place that wine lovers could dream off. The city boasts the largest underground wine cellar in the world, and is located just 15km north o...

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World Series of Poker History

How WSOP became the biggest festival of poker in the world

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This Ingenious Idea May Combat Rhino Poaching For Good!

Scientists have come up with this extremely clever idea to tackle rhino poaching.

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Queen's Vagina - the

The description reads “the vagina of a queen who is taking power”. Apart from the controversial sculpture, Kapoor has also placed other objects on display in Versailles

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Tana Toraja, Indonesia - A lesser known place to add to your bucket list

The second most popular tourist destination in Indonesia is known for its burial rituals and "Walking dead"

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Shooting In Charleston Church South Carolina - 9 Dead

There has been a shooting yesterday evening at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, killing 9

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The Holy Grail and five more alleged relics of Jesus

​People always felt a strong need to get close to objects that are associated with Jesus Christ, the founder of Christianity. In recent years, we’ve seen Jesus appearing on a toast, on foreskin, a...

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Europe will be gone by 2016 - All the prophecies by Bulgarian prophetess Vanga

Prophetess Vanga, or Baba Vanga as she is known on the Balkans, can be easily put in the same sentence as Nostradamus. Many people like to call her the Nostradamus of the Balkans, and with a good reas...

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Alexander the Great Military Strategy - How Alexander never lost a battle in 15 years

Large part of Alexander’s success was his army. No commander can win a battle, let alone a war by himself. Alexander, as many others, needed the support of his well-trained army in his conquests. It...

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The Partial Nuclear Test Ban Treaty of 1963 - The underrated treaty that prevented World War III

Following eight years of negotiations, the US and the Soviet signed the treaty in August 1963, putting an end to a Cold War that had the potential to escalate into full time nuclear war

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Two Murderers Escape Prison in New York

Two Murderers Escape Prison in New York and flee into Canada in an elaborate jail break. Their whereabouts is still unknown.

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The Black Budget - A Conspiracy Theory turned out to be true

The Black Budget is essentially a secret budget that is part of the money that the department of defense receives every year. However, the money from the Black Budget are never detailed in the reports...

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The Lost city of Atlantis, everything you need to know

In his stories, Plato describes Atlantis as a legendary island, idealizing it as an advanced society where utopia dominates

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Egyptian Hittite peace treaty - One of the oldest treaties in the world

A bronze replica of the treaty can be seen in the United Nations building in New York, reflecting the milestone document. It is considered one of the prime examples in diplomatic history

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Celtic Mythology - The Tree of Life and Other symbols we see every day

Celtic Mythology nowadays is mostly associated with the Irish and Ireland, who are believed to be descendants of the Celts

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10 Hidden characters in Disney Movies you didn't notice

Since 1937, Disney Studios have produced 54 full length feature movies. Through the animated movies, Walt Disney has introduced hundreds of characters, some minor, and some major. But what makes Walt ...

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The Winchester Mystery House – One of the most peculiar homes in the world

A spooky true story that would make a great horror movie!

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The Unknown Man E - The most mysterious mummy in the world

The mummy of the Mysterious Man E was wrapped in sheepskin (material not used for ritual burials in Ancient Egypt), there was no incision on the left abdomen, the mummy still had his organs such as br...

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The truth about GMO food - Top 7 frequently asked questions

At the moment, there are at least 35 varieties of genetically engineered crops in the world today. All of them are registered with FDA and other organizations

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Five Fascinating Facts about Victor Hugo - One of the greatest writers of all time

Hugo died on May 22, 1885, and this year, it marks 130 years anniversary of his death

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The Voynich Manuscript - Can the book ever be decoded?

While the structure of the words follows some modern principles and laws, it is still impossible for code breakers to decode it

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​  Can dogs commit suicide? The Overtoun Bridge is a proof they can

There is no clear number how many dogs have leaped from the parapet fall and onto the waterfalls below the bridge

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Cecilia Payne - The woman who discovered what the Sun was made of, but never given credit

Back when scientists believe that the Sun is made out of heavy elements, a 25 year old student wrote a briliant and revolutionary doctor's dissertation proving everone wrong

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Lise Meitner - The forgotten woman who should have won Nobel Prize

Many believe Meitner was robbed of a Nobel Prize, as the award was given to her colleague Otto Hahn, one of the other scientists, physicist and chemists working on the project of nuclear fission

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Jack the Ripper – All the victims and theories

A man that called himself “Jack the Ripper” terrorized the Whitechapel disctir in London from August 7 to September 10 in 1888

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​  King John's Lost treasure - will it ever be found?

The estimated value of the treasure is $70,000,000. The treasure contains crown jewels, silver plates, gold goblets, the sword of Tristram, golden wand with a dove and many, many gold coins

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Aluminum wedge of aiud - Alien artifact or just unsolved mystery?

​The Aluminum wedge of Aiud is also known as the Object of Auid, and is one of the most mysterious and controversial objects of our time. According to some articles, it was found in 1973 in Romania,...

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Flight MH370 conspiracy theories - what happened to the plane?

​One year and one month have passed, and there are still no signs of the Flight MH370 plane. The Malaysian plane is nowhere to be found, and all that is left are conspiracy theories

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Hitler's lost testicle, death and all other controversies linked with the Fuhrer

​An individual such as Hitler, with his magnitude and power is always bound to conspiracy theories and myths

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Seven Famous Faberge Eggs

There were 54 eggs crafted in total, each unique and special in its own way. Of those 54, seven are considered lost as their trace is lost

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