Aleksandar Mishkov

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Iwo Jima, More than just an Influential Photograph

The iconic photograph was taken by Joe Rosenthal and immediately become popular. But Iwo Jima represents much more for American history than just a photograph

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Seppuku – Five Things You Didn’t Know About Japanese Suicide

For starters, the word literally translates to “stomach cutting”. And in its most basic form, the ritual is a honorable suicide

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Marquis de Sade- The World’s First Sexologist

He is best known for his erotic works that combine pornography, sexual fantasies, and put an emphasis on violence, criminality, extreme freedom, unrestrained reality, and much more

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14 Things You Didn’t know about Sigmund Freud

His radical ideas of the human mind completely transformed psychology. They remain controversial to this day

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Dining Etiquette: Top 7 Rules to Follow

Manners are a sensitive awareness of the feelings of others. And if you have that awareness, it means you have good manners

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5 Things You Need to Know about the Hijab

The meaning of Hijab is something many people get wrong. When translated in English, Hijab means “veil”. The word is derived from the Arabic root “Hajaba”, which means hide from view or conceal

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Dracula – Between Myth and Reality

Bram Stoker was responsible for popularizing the legend of Dracula with his Gothic horror novel. How much of it was true?

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Top 5 Famous Gamblers from history

From Casanova to Dostoyevsky, here are five famous people you probably didn't know they have gambling problem

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The Story behind Tiffany Yellow – Greatest Known Yellow Diamond

The Tiffany Yellow was discovered in South Africa in 1877 in the Kimberley Mine. The stone was purchased by Charles Tiffany, the founder of Tiffany & Co. for $18,000

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Secrets of Auschwitz – What you don’t know about the infamous Death Camp

The camp has become a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and is home of the state museum that attracts more than 1 million visitors per year

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Japanese Samurai Warriors – 7 Facts You Need to Know

Samurai were noble warriors fighting evil and defending the country and lived by their moral code, the "bushido"

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Alfred Jewel – A priceless piece of jewelry

The jewel is about 2.5 inches long and shows an image of a man. Many believe that is Jesus Christ or St Neot or St Cuthbert

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Amelia Earhart – the woman that changed aviation forever

On May 20, 1932, Earhart broke down barriers as the first female to solo pilot a plane across the Atlantic

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Interesting Facts about the Quran

The Quran holds more than 50 stories, all of which describe parallel historical events found in the Bible

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Coca Cola Vault: Where is the Secret Formula kept?

The World of Coca COla museum is home of the high-tech vault that holds the original recipe. The museum is a 20-acre complex located across Baker Street

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Fort Knox: Secrets, Fun Facts, and the Defense

Fort Knox was originally opened in 1937 as a depository for gold. Nowadays, the building is one of the most secured places, if not the most secured places in the world

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Weird statues of the world: Belle in Amsterdam

The Belle statue honors all sex workers around the world. The plaque reads “Respect sex workers all over the world”. Belle is made of bronze. She is fortified with steel, a move made to prevent va...

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26 Delicious Chocolate Facts You Should Know

Chocolate was first invented by the Aztecs, who made chocolate from ground cacao seeds. They added seasonings so that they can product spicy and frothy drink

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Snake Island Facts: The Deadliest Island in the World

The island is home to between 3,000 and 4,000 deadly snakes. Visiting the island is banned by the Brazilian government

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