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Aleksandar Mishkov

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Neurasthenia – Outdated Disease of Living Too Fast

The condition was first described in 1869 by American neurologist George Beard. Symptoms of the condition included anxiety, migraine, insomnia, and depression. At the time, experts believed it is conn...

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The Wright Brothers – Great Inventors and Lousy Businessmen

The Wright brothers were always interested and fascinated by flight. They attribute their interest in aviation to a small toy helicopter

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Persepolis – Iran’s Archeological Jewel Crown

Persepolis was the capital of the Persian Achaemenid Empire, starting from the reign of Darius I, until its destruction in 330 BCE. The name comes from the Greek Persespolis (Persian city). Persians k...

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Medicine in the 19th Century - Strange Victorian Era Cures

In the 19th century, people thought causes of fever include injury, bad air, violent emotion, or even irregular bowel movement

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Bipolar Disorder and Famous People

There are two common subtypes of bipolar disorder, bipolar I and bipolar II. There are other subtypes but these two are the most common

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Maria Callas – Voice Captured by on CDs Still Enchants People Worldwide

Her status as a cultural icon endures more than 90 years after her birth. And it is all thanks to the lasting legacy of La Divina. She captivated audiences with her outstanding and iconic opera perfor...

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Merkaba Mysticism – What the Sacred Symbol Represents?

Translated, Merkaba means light, spirit, and body in Hebrew. It denotes the harmonious activation of all of the three aspects. The shape of Merkaba is a three dimensional 8 pointed star made from two ...

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Polar Bears – The Adorable Largest Land Predator

A single polar bear can consume up to 100 pounds/45kg of meat at one feeding. A single polar bear needs as much as one seal per week, or between 50 and 75 seals per year to survive

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Gulag – Economy and Political Labor Camps Keeping Staling in Power

Stalin built these camps between 1931 and 1933. The first massive construction project was the White Sea-Baltic Sea Canal. More than 100,000 prisoners dug a 141-mile canal with few tools other than sh...

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Dorothy Day – Controversial Journalist and Servant of God

She described her conversion in her autobiography, The Long Loneliness. She is on her way to becoming canonized by the Catholic Church. She will be one of the more controversial characters to receive ...

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The Habsburg Dynasty – Empire that Shaped the Entire World

They were one of the greatest royal dynasties in Europe. Over the centuries, their branches ruled countries like Germany, Slovakia, Peru, Spain, Croatia, and Mexico.

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Friedrich Nietzsche – The Most Misunderstood Brilliant Mind

He argued that morals don’t exist and we shouldn’t pretend they do. They are just a façade to cover up the real motivation, which is the desire to control other people and prevent other people fr...

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John Williams – The Genius Behind Star Wars and Harry Potter Music

Williams has the technical skills and harmonic sophistication to make brilliant music. But he also possesses good melodic sense, great awareness of music history, and outstanding understanding of dram...

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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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