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Aleksandar Mishkov

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Georgia Guidestones – Mysterious Instructions or Conspiracy Theory?

The creators of the monument remain anonymous and mysterious. The man who conveyed the instructions used a pseudonym. As we said before, the inscriptions come in eight current languages and four extin...

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ADX Florence – The Escape Proof Prison

Operated by the Federal Bureau of Prisons, the ADC Florence opened in 1994. It is classified as supermax prison or control unit prison. That means the prison provides a higher and more controlled leve...

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Joseph Stalin – The Good Things

Stalin consolidated his power after Lenin’s death in 1924. The Georgian revolutionary and political leader ruled the Soviet Union from 1927 until his death in 1953

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Women Heroes in History – Deborah Sampson

Born in December 1760, Deborah Sampson was a Massachusetts woman who disguised herself as a man in order to serve in the Continental Army. She is one of several women with a documented record of milit...

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Mount Merapi – Most Active Volcano in Indonesia

Since 1548, the government has counted 68 historic eruptions. The last major one, in 1994, killed 66 people. The volcano has small eruptions every 2-3 years, and bigger ones every 10 to 15 years. Very...

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Yamato Battleship – History and Cultural Significance

The Japanese constructed the ship to act as a counter to the numerically superior battleship fleet of the US. Laid down in 1937 and formally commissioned a week after the Pearl harbor attack in 1941, ...

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Catacombs of Paris – Fascinating and Scary at the Same Time

For a city famous for its love of fashion, romance, and culture, Paris has a couple of dark secrets lurking under its streets. And the Catacombs are home for most of them

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Peyton Randolph, The Forgotten First President of the US

Peyton Randolph served as the first president of the Continental Congress. He had far less power than the post-independence president, but he was the de facto leader of the United States in the rebell...

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The Roman Colosseum – Largest Amphitheater to this day

Standing at 157 feet high, the Colosseum is as tall as the Washington Monument. There are four levels, allowing for 50,000 spectators to enter the site. And the site has more than 80 entrances for gue...

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Armin Meiwes – The German Cannibal who Ate a Man he Met Online

On March 9, 2001, Meiwes and his consensual partner Bernd Jurgen Armando Brandes enjoyed dinner, after which Meines killed the man and ate him. The two met online on a website called “The Cannibal C...

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Battle of Okinawa – Largest Amphibious Assault in the Pacific in WWII

According to some estimates, more than 150,000 civilians were killed or injured in the battle. The US Army lost more than 18,900 soldiers and more than 53,000 suffered injuries

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Meet The Rafflesia, World’s Largest Flower

The flower can grow up to 90cm in diameter, with the largest recorded at 105cm in diameter. And each flower can weigh up to 22 pounds (close to 10kg)

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Why Were Romans so Good in Battle? Best Roman Military Tactics

The Romans remain one of the most successful armies in history. Their battle strategy remains a topic at many universities around the world. What made them so successful?

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How James Harrison Made a Difference with his Blood Donations

The man from Australia had unusual plasma composition that doctors used to make a treatment for Rhesus disease. Over the years, he made more than 1,000 donations. His donations have saved more than 2....

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Jerusalem over the Years – Complex History of the City

Three major Abrahamic religions consider Jerusalem a holy place. Those are Christianity, Islam, and Judaism. Over the course of history, Jerusalem has seen its fair share of conflicts, battles, diffe...

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Al-Aqsa Mosque – A Central Part of the Israeli – Palestine Conflict

Under the contract, the Islamic committee known as Waqf, financed and controlled by Jordan, continues to operate with the mosque. Waqf got its special role approved by the peace agreement between Isra...

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Queen Elizabeth I – Never to Marry Despite Many Suitors

The former Queen emphasized her image of “Virgin Queen”. She portrayed herself as a monarch who put the stability and security of the country before her personal happiness

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What Happened to the Spanish Armada?

In 1588, King Philip II of Spain sent his fleet to collect the army from the Netherlands, where they were fighting. The Armada was supposed to take the army to invade England. He did this in the name ...

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Thomas Sankara – Legacy of Charismatic African Leader

Born in December 1949, Thomas was a Burkinabe military officer and socialist revolutionary. He served as President of Burkina Faso from 1983 to 1987. As a Marxist-Leninist and pan-Africanist, many peo...

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The Knightsbridge Security Deposit robbery – Almost the Perfect Crime

Valerio Viccei, a man already wanted for more than 50 armed robberies in Italy, almost committed a perfect crime in 1987 in London. Valerio walked with his assistant in a bank, and they stole nearly $...

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