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The experiment started in 1932. The word was out in Macon Country, Alabama, that there was a new health program offered specifically to African-Americans for free. The experiment was advertised as “...
There are two legends regarding the origin of the Excalibur. The first one is the most famous legend regarding the sword, originally appearing in Robert de Boron’s poem Merlin
Some have heard his name, some have not. But we have all seen or know about the Great Wave of Kanagawa, simply called “the Wave”. It is one of the most iconic internationally known pictures. It is...
Some 30 years after the tearing down of the Berlin Wall, the city with only 15 houses, has two majors, two postal codes, two telephone area codes, and two dialects of the Germany language
It might sound implausible, but deep at the bottom of the Indian Ocean lies the continent, which was found thanks to the work done by the team from South Africa’s University of the Witwatersrand
If you didn’t know, artists are some of the most superstitious people on the planet. Most of them have a routine they use before performing, or while painting, writing, or so on. With that in mind,...
At the height of his power, Escobar was making more than $400 million per week, and he built a large hacienda to show off his wealth. There, he had a zoo with exotic animals
The Nordic Gene Bank stores backup Nordic plants since 1984. They do it via frozen seeds in an abandoned coal mine. In 2008, the bank merged with two other Nordic conservation groups to form NordGen. ...
Washington Post reported few years ago that there are 1,271 government organizations and 1,931 private companies working on intelligence, homeland security, and counterterrorism in the US
Nellie laid the groundwork of investigative journalism when worked undercover as a patient in a mental institution
He established the first meditation center in Queens, New York, and eventually had 7,000 students in 60 different countries in the world
Just think about it, one million Earths could fit inside the sun, and the Sun is considered to be an average-size star.
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
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
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
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...
You can laugh as much as you like, but the order is what helps Germany achieve efficiency and lowest unemployment levels in Europe
Working as an attache in Denmark during World War II, Duckwitz managed to help 95% of the Jewish population avoid deportation