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Aleksandar Mishkov

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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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Hoboglyps – Their Meaning and History

There is no data or document that says why these people were called hobos. They developed less than a sterling reputation, and they were often non-welcomed

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Stonewall Riots – The Protest that Inspired Modern Pride Parades

They might not have initiated the gay rights movement, but they served as the catalyst for a new generation of political activism

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Weird Powers and Privileges of Queen Elizabeth II

On September 9th, 2015, she became the longest British monarch at the age of 89 years and 141 days, as well as the longest-reigning female monarch in world history

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Lombard Street in San Francisco – A Crooked Delight

Lombard is one of the most famous streets in the world. Every year, more than 2 million people come to visit, and take pictures on the steep street. On a busy summer weekends, up 20,000 visitors come ...

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Pig Beach on Bahamas – All About Swimming Pigs

There is one place on Earth where pigs live in a paradise, and they swim. Called Pig Beach, it is an uninhibited island located in Exuma, the Bahamas. The island is officially known as Big Major Cay, ...

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The Han People – Legacy of Han Dynasty in China

The Han Dynasty influenced the East in the same way Rome and Greece influenced the West. Some of the biggest achievements were made during this period. To this day, majority ethnic groups in China ref...

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John Taylor – The Man Who Blinded Bach and Handel

John Taylor gave himself the nickname “Chevalier”, which means knight. He was the poster child for quackery in the 18th century. The self-appointed knight lived for 72 years, and worked as an eye ...

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Stag Beetle – The Most Expensive Insect in the World

The stag beetle has shiny black head and thorax, while his wing case is chestnut brown. There is also a difference between male and female species. Male beetles have huge anglers

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Cremation – Is it a Sin or No?

The reason why cremation is becoming more and more popular is simple, it is all about the money. Cremation can cost between $800 and $2,500 depending on the area or the country. On the other side, bur...

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Top 5 Infamous Criminals that will be Roomies with El Chapo in Supermax

El Chapo asked to be moved to a new facility, and he is now spending his time in the Supermax prison in Colorado

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Coffee – What You Didn’t Know about Your Daily Dose of Caffeine

The drink dates back to 800 AD, and legend says that herders noticed the effect caffeine had on their goats. After eating the fruit, goats appeared to dance, and then a local monk made a drink out of it

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The Lakes of Greenland

Until the 1950s, scientists thought that there was no liquid water underneath Greenland. But research has come a long way since then. The latest research has increased the number of known lakes lurkin...

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Snow Leopard – One of the Most Unique Cats in the World is Endangered

Today, there are fewer than 7,000 snow leopards left in the wild. New roads, mining projects disrupting their habitat, and more damage done by humans has left the fragile species with nowhere to go

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