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Aleksandar Mishkov

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Gorakhpur Railway Station – The Longest Platform in the World

With its length of 1366.33m, the Gorakhpur Railway station boosts the longest railway platform in the world

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The Big Apple – Origin of New York’s Nickname and other Famous Cities

he Big Apple, the Eternal City, the City of Love, Sin City, and many more. But why are they called like that? Here is a quick guide to the nicknames of some of the most famous cities

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Mermaids Live in South Korea – The Haenyeo Tradition

Young girls begin their training at 11 years old. They start in shallow water, and work their way up to more challenging depths from there. It takes about 7 years of training for a girl to become a fu...

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Can Denmark actually become 100% organic by 2020?

The 10 most popular organic products bought by consumers in 2017 were oatmeal (52%), carrots, eggs, milk, bananas, flour, cooking oil, pasta, vegetables, fruits. All accounted for more than 20% of the...

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How Little Foot Lived? Science reconstructs the Brain of Our Oldest Ancestor

The Micro CT scan revealed a small brain combining ape-like and human-like features. The scan shows that the brain of Little Foot was small and shows features that are similar to our own brain

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Marcel Duchamp’s Fountain – Absurd piece that Changed Art Forever

The “Fountain” was submitted to the Society of Independent Artists, which is one of the first venues for experimental art in the United States. And from the moment it was submitted, it produced a ...

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What Is so Special About Surtsey Island, a Place Tourists Can Never Visit?

Surtsey Island provides scientists with a nature laboratory they can use to explore colonization of new land by plants, animals, birds, and insects

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Onna-bugeisha – The Female Samurai Warriors Were Just as Strong as Male

The history of Onna-bugeisha dates long before the samurai. In fact, even before the emergence of samurai, Japanese fighters were trained to wield a sword and a spear. Women, on the other hand, learne...

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InSight has Landed on Mars – What Will it Tell Us?

The name of the mission stands for “Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy, and Heat Transport”

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White House Christmas Tree Factsheet

The first Christmas tree was placed by President Benjamin Harrison in 1889. Back then, President Harrison placed the tree in the Second Floor Oval Room. He decorated the tree with candles, toys, and o...

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Top 5 Most Prolific Gold Mines in the World

More than 40% of the total gold mined in the world has come from Basin, South Africa

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Can Russia and Japan put an end to the Kuril Islands dispute?

After more than 70 years, Japan and Russia are closing in on a peace treaty. Japan Prime-Minister Shinzo Abe recently said that they are in talks with Russia to sign the peace treaty

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First Live Look at China’ J20, Aircraft Superior to F-22 and F-35

There have been reports in the past few years that the jet had been built in part from plans of US war planes. To be specific, there were plans obtained from the F-22 raptor by Chinese hackers. Beijin...

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Australia’s floating dollar move was visionary 30 years ago

The country made a couple of changes. Here is a quick breakdown of how Australia managed to turn things around using a couple of economic and finance reforms in the 1980s. Can modern politicians make ...

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Top 3 Longest Railway Lines in the World

The US rail network, has an operating route length of more than 250,000km, making it the biggest in the world. There are 538 railroads, seven of them marked as Class I railroads. However, while the US...

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Room 39 – The Kingpin of North Korea’s court economy

Some experts believe the secret organization has more than 20 bank accounts in Switzerland, and owns more than 130 trading companies, bringing in revenue of $1b per year

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Ancient Egypt Beauty Secrets still Valuable Today

Cleopatra is widely considered one of the most beautiful women in the history of mankind, and her beauty rituals are still applicable today

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Cinnamon – The Oldest Known Spice

ack in Ancient Egypt, people used cinnamon in their embalming mixtures, and it was also used by Moses as an anointing oil

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The Thinker by Rodin – 7 Facts about the Iconic Statue

You can see the Thinker all over the world. Rodin himself made more than 10 castings of the Thinker. After he died in 1917, the nation of France got the rights to recast Rodin. Since then, the number ...

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Vasco da Gama Facts You Do Not Learn in School

His discoveries were made possible after a few years earlier, Bartolomeu Dias found out that the Atlantic and the Indian Ocean were connected. That paved the way for explorers to go to India and other...

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