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Political
fall of soviet union
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The Soviet Union was one of the most powerful countries in the world. The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, existed from 30 December 1922 to 26 December 1991. Nominally a ...

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Science
pythagoras
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Pythagoras of Samos was an Ionian Greek philosopher, mathematician, and founder of the Pythagoreanism movement. He is known mostly for his Pythagoras theorem, which can be ap...

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Health
scoliosis surgery
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More than 25,000 people on a yearly basis suffer from a severe case of scoliosis, to the point they require surgery. Spinal fusion is the most frequently performed surgical p...

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Drugs
getting high from pain
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Self-harm, which is also known as self-injury, is by definition “intentional, direct injuring of body tissue, done without suicidal intentions”. In other words, people want t...

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From 2007 to 2010, a nationwide financial crisis was happening in the United States of America. This contributed to the US recession of December 2007 to June 2009.Housing pri...

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Crime
mark whitacre
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Some people say that whistleblowers should be put on pedestals as some of the greatest martyrs mankind has to offer. They tell the truth, and some believe that is patriotic, not ...

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Travel
glacier in Iceland
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Iceland is well known as a glacier paradise. With more than 11% of the total land area covered by ice caps, Iceland is a country that tourists love to visit to see some glaci...

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In the 1950s, the United States of America developed the SAGE system, an acronym for semi-automatic ground environment. The name was selected to mean “wise”.This system o...

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Social
transgender people
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Some people spend their entire life finding themselves. Finding that self-discovery is a challenging task. Who we are? Why are we doing what we are doing?Add in stereotypes f...

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When it comes to weight loss, we all know the formula. Balanced diet and regular exercise equals weight loss.But what if there is something more to the formula? Or in other w...

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One of the biggest challenges for environmental activists is taking care of plastic. We all know that plastic pollutes our soil, air, and even our ocean and sea waters.In the...

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Social
ikigai documentary
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Have you ever wondered what is your purpose in life? The search for meaning is inside all human beings. But in Japan, that search is even more important.People in Japan have ...

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Music
Beethoven genius
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Beethoven is widely regarded as one of the most significant composers of all time. And he was deaf while writing most of his beloved songs. How did he manage to do that?How w...

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Science
the mandela effect
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The Mandela Effect, or how your mind is playing tricks on you is a popular topic among science people. Simply put, the effect is when a large group of people misremember the ...

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Medicine
abu al qasim
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Abu al-Qasim, popularly known as Al-Zahrawi, is considered the father of modern surgery. He is a proof that many of the things we have nowadays, have Islamic heritage. A lot ...

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In the early days of spaceflight, if NASA needed to plot a rocket’s path or confirm a computer’s calculations, they asked Katherine Johnson to do it. She is known as “the h...

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Medicine
schadenfreude
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Defined as “the experience of pleasure, joy, or self-satisfaction that comes from learning or witnessing the troubles, failures, or humiliation of another. Schadenreude is ...

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Strange
jeremy the lefty snail
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In the world of animals, only sponges, Latin name phylum Porifera have asymmetrical body plans. When that happens in different animals, it is a rarity.Yes, some animals start...

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History
lucifer the devil
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Lucifer is the name we use for the devil. The name is rendering of a Hebrew word in Isaiah (Isaiah 14:12) given in the King James Version of the Bible.In classical mythology,...

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Gambling
canada government gambling
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In 2016, people in Canada spent more than $13 billion on legal, and government-run gambling. Just to get an idea how much is that, it was more than the people spent on movies...

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Lifestyle
backpacking in Africa
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Africa as a continent is becoming more and more popular for tourists. While the hot weather is a problem, the low cost of traveling is a plus. And despite the not so good infrast...

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Sexuality
catholic church child abuse
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It is ironic how there was a satanic child abuse panic. But what happens when the Church is actually doing the child abuse?Sexual abuse in the Catholic Church has been a cont...

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Science
Neil DeGrasse Tyson religion
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Neil DeGrasse Tyson is known for his debunking. After all, he was the one debunking astrology. He is one of the most famous scientists, and he tries to explain everything in ...

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Some 10 years ago, Guanyun county in eastern China’s Jiangsu province, was mostly wheat fields. Today, it is the “lingerie capital” of China, as there are more than 400...

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