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Aleksandar Mishkov

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Shackelton’s Hut – More than 100 years of history still standing in Antarctica

Listed as one of the world’s most endangered sites, the Hut remains one of the few buildings from the last century still standing in Antarctica

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The Many Bizarre Robert Durst Facts about the Murders and Trial

Robbert, also known as Bobby, accidentally admitted to the murders during the filming of the HBO Documentary in 2015

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Three Gorges Dam – One of the Most Impressive and Controversial Engineering Marvels

When construction began in 1994, the project was the largest engineering project in China. By the time it was finished in 2006, it was the world’s largest dam structure

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University of Bologna – The Oldest University in the World

The University of Bologna is different than many other universities in many ways. One is the foundation. Unlike other universities, the one in Bologna was originally created not as a corporation of pr...

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Glimpse into the Amish Community

As a strict community, they have a couple of rules that fellow members of the community must abide to. And while people have some weird ideas about Amish life, they are not as strange as you might assume

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Urine as a Beauty Product? History of Human Urine

The English word urine refers to the liquid waste product produced by the kidneys. But the word comes from the Latin word “urina”. The substance is considered useless today, but that wasn’t alwa...

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How much Do You Know about Circus?

Most people associate the term circus with Great Britain. After all, it was in UK that circuses gained popularity during modern times. The circus we love today came into being in England during the 18...

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Desmond Doss - First Conscientious Objector to Earn Medal of Honor

Desmond, a fearless World War II medic, he single-handedly saved the lives of 75 American soldiers on the Maeda Escarpment of Okinawa in 1945. He never carried a weapon. During the feat, he treated hi...

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Langeled Pipeline – Modern Engineering Achievements

For this engineering marvel, constructors had to navigate insane obstacles, such as constructing a crossing in the depths of 980 feet and performing difficult underwater weldings to existing systems

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Why is Roman Concrete so Strong and Durable?

Roman Empire structures lasts for thousands of years. The Western Roman Empire crumbled to dust more than a thousand years. And its concrete structures are still standing

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Sea Otters – Amazing Endangered Species Animals

For more than 40 years, the conservation status of sea otters remains unchanged. Their future remains uncertain. In the past several years, sea otter population growth has stalled. There are many hurd...

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Sculpture Garden in Finland – World’s Eeriest Places

The sculpture garden by Viejo Rönkkönen was discovered after his death in 2010 and features more than 550 sculptures, some with real teeth

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Sharia Law – What Does it Mean for Women in Afghanistan?

After regaining power in Afghanistan, a Taliban spokesman said, "We are going to allow women to work and study within our frameworks. Women are going to be very active within our society". What does i...

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Ayahuasca – Benefits, Retreats and Sexual Abuse Controversy

Ayahuasca is a psychoactive brew used both socially and as ceremonial spiritual medicine. It is traditional among the indigenous people of the Amazon basin

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Kamikaze – How Effective were they during WWII?

The infamous suicide missions carried out by Japanese pilots were not enough to defeat the US. Still, the kamikaze aircraft presented a new technology war innovation

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Hermannn Goering – From 2nd Most Powerful Nazi Leader to ashes in a River

Born in January 1893, Goering was a German political and military leader. At one point, he was one of the top 3 most powerful figures in the Nazi Party along with Hitler and Heinrich Himmler

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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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