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Aleksandar Mishkov

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Remembering Nellie Bly – The pioneer of Investigative Journalism

Nellie laid the groundwork of investigative journalism when worked undercover as a patient in a mental institution

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Did Keno Really Build the Great Wall of China?

According to a legend, a ruler in Ancient China invented the game of Keno, and used the money to fund the Great Wall of China

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What is the G20 Summit?

The G20 is an acronym that stands for a group of 20. The G20 is a group of 19 countries plus the European Union, trying to work the world economy. The G20 was founded in 1999, with aim to discuss poli...

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Why do People Believe in Conspiracy Theories?

The most common stereotype is that people believing in conspiracy theories are just some paranoid loners living in their mom’s basement. That is just far from the truth

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Top 9 Deadly Diseases that Medicine has Cured

The average life expectancy nowadays is close to 80 years on a worldwide level

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Life in Ancient Rome – Take Out Food!

An ancient form of a take-out restaurant, the thermopolium was an outdoor service counter that offered ready to eat food

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Top 7 Books that Changed the World

There are thousands of books written from the beginning of time till today. But which of these books have had the biggest effect on human history?

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What is blockchain? The Technology Explained

What you need to understand is that bitcoin is a currency, a digital version of an asset, much like gold. Blockchain is the technology that underpins bitcoin. Without blockchain, there would be no bit...

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Sri Chinmoy – Founder of Peace Run or Sex Criminal?

He established the first meditation center in Queens, New York, and eventually had 7,000 students in 60 different countries in the world

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Mind Blowing Facts about Space to Get you Thinking

Just think about it, one million Earths could fit inside the sun, and the Sun is considered to be an average-size star.

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Why Mahatma Gandhi never won the Nobel Prize?

Mahatma Gandhi, widely regarded as one of the great champions of non-violent struggle, has never won the Nobel prize for Peace. He was selected five time, in 1937, 1938, 1939, 1947, and 1948. But he h...

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Daniel Good – A Killer Helping Police Improve their Skills

On April 3, 1842, Good escaped from a police officer, and then traveled to different parts of London and Kent. He essentially evaded arrest until the following month

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Child Soldiers and Five Other Forgotten WW1 Facts

While WW2 was the deadliest and most cruel war in history of mankind, WW1 carries its own weight

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Weird and Shocking Death Rituals around the World

You will be surprised by some of the death rituals around the world. There are some weird, some spooky, and some downright entertaining rituals

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The Tradition and Rituals of the Inuit People

The Inuit people have a long tradition of oral literature and storytelling. Before they had a writing system, they passed stories from one generation to another

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Anna Wintour – The Woman behind the Sunglasses

While she has transformed the fashion world over and over again, her style remains a constant. For example, she wears her hair in a signature bob since she was 14

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Lord Murugan Statue – The Tall Hindu Statue Rising over Bantu Caves

The statute, which is 42.7 meters high (140ft), is the tallest statue in Malaysia, and second Hindu deity in the world, trailing only the Kailashnath Mahadey Statue in Nepal

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Dragon’s Blood: A real Plant, not a Game of Thrones Reference

Historical records of the Romans and Greeks note Dracaena cinnibari, a byproduct of the cinnabar tree was found on an island in the Indian Ocean. The species of dragon’s blood were hard to distinguish

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30 Years later, this Creepy TV Add is still a Mystery

Right up until 9:14 PM on November 22, 1987, what appeared on Chicago’s television sets was normal: entertainment, news, and game shows. Dan Roan, the popular local sportscaster was narrating highli...

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Top 9 Strange Laws in Germany that Will Boggle Your Mind

You can laugh as much as you like, but the order is what helps Germany achieve efficiency and lowest unemployment levels in Europe

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