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The Sky Is Falling, And It’s Spiders – 5 Animals That Fell From the Sky
History Science

The Sky Is Falling, And It’s Spiders – 5 Animals That Fell From the Sky

On April 19, the people of Southern Norway got a

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4 Weird Ancient Greek Beliefs About the Dead
Fine Arts History

4 Weird Ancient Greek Beliefs About the Dead

In Ancient Greece, for the dead, things are a little

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6 People You Meet in the Underworld
Fine Arts History

6 People You Meet in the Underworld

The Underworld is a freaky place, especially for the Ancient

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170-year-old Champagne Found in Baltic Sea
History Science

170-year-old Champagne Found in Baltic Sea

Back in 2010, a team of divers looking in the

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The Universe’s Biggest Nothing: Scientists Discover a Supervoid
Science

The Universe’s Biggest Nothing: Scientists Discover a Supervoid

Great news: Scientists have discovered the largest known structure in

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Doctors of Death: 7 Plague Doctor Facts
History

Doctors of Death: 7 Plague Doctor Facts

Plague doctors are hands-down some of the creepiest-looking medical professionals

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The Last Rhino – End of the White Rhino
History Science

The Last Rhino – End of the White Rhino

The story of the white rhino is one of nature’s

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Welcome to the Underworld: A Guided Tour
History Pop Culture

Welcome to the Underworld: A Guided Tour

The Greek Underworld was a crazy place, full of untouchable

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Famous Lovers, But What Do We Know? Antony and Cleopatra
History

Famous Lovers, But What Do We Know? Antony and Cleopatra

Antony and Cleopatra are one of the legendary couples –

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15 of the Weirdest Words of the American Dialects
Lifestyle

15 of the Weirdest Words of the American Dialects

Let’s face it: we Americans talk weird. We have multiple

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13 More of the Weirdest Words in America
Lifestyle

13 More of the Weirdest Words in America

However you’d like to say it, we Americans talk weird.

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Happy 25th Birthday, Hubble Space Telescope
Science

Happy 25th Birthday, Hubble Space Telescope

Coming up this Friday is the 25th anniversary of the

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7 Strangest Places We Ever Found a Body
History

7 Strangest Places We Ever Found a Body

People do weird things with dead bodies. We dress them

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The Desert With Buried Lakes: 9 Facts About Antarctica
Geography History

The Desert With Buried Lakes: 9 Facts About Antarctica

Antarctica is the oddest of the continents – it’s the

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9 Inventions That Are Older Than You Thought
History

9 Inventions That Are Older Than You Thought

We modern folks tend to think of ancient people as

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8 Things They Left Out of Happy Feet
Science

8 Things They Left Out of Happy Feet

That tap-dancing bird doesn’t have a thing on real penguins. The

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Crohn’s: Not Actually To Do With Old People
Science

Crohn’s: Not Actually To Do With Old People

In 1932, Dr. Burrill Bernard Crohn (along with two more

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Mommy, Look What I Found: 6 Dirty Discoveries Found at Roman Ruins
Fine Arts History

Mommy, Look What I Found: 6 Dirty Discoveries Found at Roman Ruins

The art left behind by cultures says a lot about

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See You in 14 Millenia: World’s Longest Prison Sentences
History

See You in 14 Millenia: World’s Longest Prison Sentences

Sometimes 50 to life just isn’t enough – below are

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Romeo Got Off Easy: 11 Worse Ways to Die in a Shakespearean Play
Fine Arts

Romeo Got Off Easy: 11 Worse Ways to Die in a Shakespearean Play

Man, Shakespeare’s characters have it rough. If it’s not poison,

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9 Comic Book Characters That Won’t Be Getting Their Own Movie Any Time Soon
Books Pop Culture

9 Comic Book Characters That Won’t Be Getting Their Own Movie Any Time Soon

Comic books have brought us many famous heroes and villains

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9 Ways Your Cat Is Just Like a Jaguar
Science

9 Ways Your Cat Is Just Like a Jaguar

As far as domestic cats have come since the end

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Names Come From Somewhere: Gods Planets Were Named For
Fine Arts History

Names Come From Somewhere: Gods Planets Were Named For

All planet names are governed by a group called the

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We Happy Few: 10 Facts of the Battle of Agincourt
History

We Happy Few: 10 Facts of the Battle of Agincourt

The Battle of Agincourt is one of the most famous

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7 Myths You Probably Believe About the Cold War
History Quotes

7 Myths You Probably Believe About the Cold War

JFK’s “I am a jelly donut.” Kennedy’s famous speech in