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Aleksandar Mishkov

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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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How GMO foods can make China starve itself

China is the largest country in the world, and people there are very much afraid of GMO foods. The population has a rather sharply negative attitude towards genetically modified food. Despite many stu...

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Porto City Colombo – Luxury Dubai Style City Built in Sri Lanka by Chinese Investment

The Chinese government is determined to build a “New Dubai”, or a city as luxurious as Dubai. When it is all said and done, the city will have 65 million cubic meters of sand

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What Would Happen If the Earth Stopped Moving?

Such event would require the same amount of energy stored in the momentum of everything on our rotating planet. And there is no physical mechanism on the planet that can supply that

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Hotter than the Sun and Other Facts about lighting that will Mesmerize You

One average lightning bolt can release enough energy to operate a 100-watt light bulb for more than three months straight, which is approximately 250 kilowatt-hours of energy

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Was William James Sidis the Smartest Person Who Has Ever Lived?

When he was just 5 years old, he could use a typewriter, and had learnt to speak Latin, Greek, Russian, French, German, and Hebrew. He applied for Harvard at the age of 6, but was denied admission. Th...

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Joyxee Island – eco-friendly floating paradise made of plastic bottles

The island is located in Isla Mujeres Bay near Cancun city in Mexico. It has a three-storey house with two bedrooms, a kitchen, and a bathroom. The house has all the amenities that you expect from a m...

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Rosehip Neuron – the Latest Scientific Discovery That Can Help Scientists Understand Consciousness

The new neuron exists only in humans. It is not found in rodents, which are frequently used as model species in neuroscience. Scientists believe that the rosehip neuron is the reason why many treatmen...

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Genghis Khan War Tactics – How he Built the Mongol Empire

In 25 short years, Genghis Khan and his army conquered more lands and people than the Roman Empire did during 400-year rule

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The Decameron – The Medical Significance Outweighs the Sexual Obscenity

The plot of the book is set in Italy during the time of the Black Death (a plague resulting in deaths of 75 to 200 million people across Europe and Asia). During the plague, a group of seven young wom...

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Biggest Food Debates – Is There a Right Way to Eat Pizza?

When it comes to food, we all have our strong feeling and opinion. And while most of the debates are usually a matter of preference, location, and how a person was raised, they are still here

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The Future Is Now: German Start-up Tests Solar Powered Vehicle

Sion is a prototype vehicle made by the German company Sono Motors. It is set to be released in 2019. The vehicle has solar cells integrated with its body parts, a total of 330 cells. The vehicle wil...

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Fecal Transplant Is Real and Five Other Feces Facts That Will Surprise You

Some health experts even say they can perform a colonoscopy and guess the sex of the patient without knowing it beforehand

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Forget the octagon, scientists discover a new shape called “scutoid”

The discovery can help us understand how organs acquire such complex, yet in the same time, stable forms. It is critical for future organ and tissue engineering

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