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How the Gulf Cartel, Juárez Cartel and the Sinaloa Cartel control the drug trafficking routes

Despite being in war, the three cartels have often allied to fight the greater good. At the moment, there are two factions in Mexico, one leaded by the Sinaloa Cartel and the Gulf Cartel, with the Kni...

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Scientology explained! What is so mysterious in a simple religion?

In short, scientology is something you do, not something you believe in

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José Mireles - The doctor who battles the Mexican drug cartel

Mireles fights the drug cartel because of his personal motivations. Some might say he has a personal vendetta against the Templar cartel. Jose has been kidnapped by the Templars, and several members o...

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Can Sahara power Europe? Tunisia's plan for Gigantic Solar Farm might make it possible

The plan by Nur Power suggests that the company harness the solar energy from Sahara. The plan is to build a solar farm in Tunisia that will grow up to 100 square kilometers by 2018. By placing thousa...

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The Earliest Forms of Gambling In Ancient Civilizations

Gambling is an activity that has been around for quite a long time. Read more about the earliest forms of gambling and where they come from

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Project Jing-Jin-Ji, how China wants to merge Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei into a supercity with 130 million citizens

The land surface of the new city will cover 212,000 square kilometers and host 130 million citizens. While the two cities and the Hebei region are primary, there will also be secondary, small cities i...

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Mount Meru - The underrated coveted prize of the Himalayas

The main reason Meru is known as the Anti-Everest is that few people within the climbing community, and almost nobody outside of it know about it. And unlike Everest, Meru peak is more of a high-altit...

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Korowai People - One of the last tribes in the world to practice cannibalism

Latest statistics and estimates show that there are 4,000 Korowai people left in the world

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Saudi Arabia intends to turn Mecca into Las Vegas with project Abraj Kudai

The hotel will have more than 10,000 bedrooms, 70 high class restaurants, and the 45 stories tall hotel will have 12 towers on top of a 10-story podium. The podium will feature food courts, shopping m...

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The One Mistake that cost Napoleon Bonaparte the battle of Waterloo and the war

The Battle was fought on Sunday, June 18th in 1815. The battle was fought near Waterloo, a municipality in present day Belgium. At the time, Waterloo was part of the Netherlands. The battle was fought...

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People Take To Reddit To Share Their Favourite 10 Seconds Or Less Videos And The Results Are Hilarious!

A compilation of the funniest 10 seconds or less video clips.

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Archaeologists Discover Easter Island Statues Have Bodies Covered In Tattoos

A recent Archaeological Dig Has Left Experts Stunned

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Can Facebook become Brainbook? Mark Zuckerberg's vision explained

Asked about the future of the social network, the CEO replied “One day, I believe we'll be able to send full rich thoughts to each other directly using technology. You'll just be able to think of so...

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The History of Obamacare - How president Obama reformed the health system in the USA

The main thing that Obamacare achieved is to establish the expectation in the public’s mind that now, access to basic and main health care is a right, not an option

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George S. Patton versus Erwin Rommel - The tactician's battle during World War II

George S. Patton and Erwin Rommel were two tacticians that fought against each other during some of the crucial battles during the World War II

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NASA Have Discovered An Earth Like Planet That Could Harbour Extra-Terrestrial Life

NASA has announced the exciting discovery of Kepler 452b, an Earth like planet where extra-terrestrial life potentially exists.

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African Penguin and five other endangered species you can find in a ZOO

In order to preserve some of the species, nations have laws that protect some species. However, even the best and biggest efforts to protect the animals do not stop people from hunting animals for pel...

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Nicholas Winton - The Man who saved 669 kids Nazi Camps

Nicholas Winton is just one of the many people involved in the operations for saving kids from Nazi Camps during the World War II. Different organizations and individuals helped more than 10,000 child...

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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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