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Aleksandar Mishkov

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How Turning to Vegan Could Help the Planet?

The benefits of going vegan or vegetarian are definitely something to consider. Yes, you might have harder time to meet the needs for certain vitamins and minerals, but it is doable

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Ushguli – The Highest Inhabited Place in Europe

Ushguli is a community of four villages located at the head of the Enguri gorge in Svaneti. It is recognized by UNESCO World Heritage as the Upper Svaneti. It is one of the highest continuously inhabi...

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How Long Before Ultracapacitors Overtake Batteries?

Batteries need time to charge and discharge energy. Think of it as the time it takes for a dam to fill with rain during the rain, and then slowly drain. On the other hand, ultracapacitors, can store c...

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Jimmy Hoffa – All the Death Conspiracies

Jimmy Hoffa is one of the central figures in the Irishman, a fictional movie trying to explain the disappearance of the union leader

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Dendera Temple the Home of Many Ancient Mysteries

The Dendera complex has long been one of the most tourist-accessible ancient Egyptian places of worship. Up until 2003, it was possible to visit virtually every part of the complex. In 2003, the highe...

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Michael Bloomberg Enters US Presidential Race – Can he Dethrone Trump?

Bloomberg considered entering the race in 2016, but eventually withdraw. He has experience in politics thanks to his career as mayor of New York from 2001 to 2014

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Karoshi – Death by Overworking

The term first appeared in the early 1970s. The origin of the term can be found in the word “kacho-byo”, which translates to “bosses-disease”T

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Hugh O’Flaherty - Unsung Hero of World War II

Son of a steward at the Killarney golf course, Hugh was fluent in Italian and German. He also held three doctorates and was an amateur golf champion. And during World War II, he was known as the Vatic...

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Celtic Dragon – Symbol of Power and Fertility at the Same Time

Druids believed that the dragon’s power affected the lay of the land. Their belief was that the path the dragons took was important to the flow of energy through the physical world. Areas where drag...

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The Rigorous Process of Becoming a Wax Figure in Madame Tussauds

From the initial sitting to the launch of the wax figure it takes up to four months. The process requires more than 20 skilled artists, and costs more than $200,000

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Just Enough Room – Fitting Name for the World’s Smallest Inhabited Island

The island lies on the Saint Lawrence River between Heart Island and Imperial Isle, close to the US Border with Canada. The island belongs to Alexandria Bay, which is a village part of the town of Ale...

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Angkor – The Lost City with the World’s Largest Single Religious Monument

The Angkor Wat is not the only temple in the city and the region. In total, there are 292 temples in the complex. Fifth of those survived the Khmer civilization. Of those 292 temples, 72 are major tem...

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Wailing Wall in Israel, a Place for Prayer for more than 2,000 Years

For some Jews, the Wall is the place they feel Judaism for the first time. By touching the wall, they connect with God, with their nation, legacy, and the past. Today, the Wall is the most visited spo...

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China’s Army, Frightening Facts about the Largest Active Army in the World

China has more than 2 million active members of the army, which is much more than what the United States have, for example. And the country also has secret bases for cyber warfare and nuclear capability

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Uffizi Gallery – First Modern Art Museum in Europe

Opened in 1769, the museum was first modern museum in the history of Europe. Home to some of the most famous works including masterpieces by Botticelli, Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Titian, Carava...

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9 Zaha Hadid Buildings as Spectacular as Daxing Airport

She refused to say that her designs belong in a particular style or period. Zaha was known as “the queen of curves”. But her buildings are not easily grouped with one particular style

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Attila the Hun – Powerful Military Leader who Brought Rome to its Knees

Attila was the ruler of the Huns. He took the empire to unprecedented heights, conquering huge parts of Europe, but also parts of Asia, and Russia

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Game of Thrones and the Historical Events that Inspired it

It is no secret that George R.R. Martin based his fantasy epic drama on a couple of events in European history. Much like in real-life, his world is full of complex politics and family drama. But exac...

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The Albatross, Sea Bird that Can go Years Without Landing

They spend almost their entire life on the ocean, and can be seen on land only during mating season. 19 of the 21 species are considered endangered because of trapping in fishing nets, decrease of nat...

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10 Interesting Facts That Will Take You to Rome to See the Sistine Chapel

Entry to the Sistine Chapel brings an annual revenue to the Vatican around 80 million euro. With that in mind, here are some facts you ought to learn before going to Rome and visiting the Sistine Chapel

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