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Aleksandar Mishkov

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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