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5 Boom Towns That Went Bust
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5 Boom Towns That Went Bust

Nothing is more haunting than seeing a once bustling city

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7 Silliest Wars in History
History

7 Silliest Wars in History

Wars have been fought since man discovered the weapon. They

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10 Beautiful Cemeteries From Around the World
History

10 Beautiful Cemeteries From Around the World

Cemeteries may not be popular tourist destinations, but some find

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Origin of the Smartphone
History Lifestyle

Origin of the Smartphone

Almost all of us have smartphones these days, whether it’s

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12 Quirky Facts About Leonardo da Vinci
Fine Arts History

12 Quirky Facts About Leonardo da Vinci

Most artists are known for their fine art, such as

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6 Facts About Alexander the Great You Might Not Have Known
History

6 Facts About Alexander the Great You Might Not Have Known

Alexander the Great was one of the greatest military genius in

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7 Creepy Coincidences in History
History

7 Creepy Coincidences in History

These eerie incidents are not for the faint at heart.

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History of the “Selfie”
History Pop Culture

History of the “Selfie”

I’m sure all of you readers undoubtedly have heard the

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33 Amazing Old-Fashioned Words You Should Start Using
History

33 Amazing Old-Fashioned Words You Should Start Using

Languages evolve and change over time, and words fall out

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10 Really Odd Historical Coincidences
History

10 Really Odd Historical Coincidences

Life as we know it exists because of every event

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9 FDR Quotes About Life and Happiness
Books History

9 FDR Quotes About Life and Happiness

Franklin D. Roosevelt is one of the most beloved presidents

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9 Facts You Didn’t Know about Prohibition
History

9 Facts You Didn’t Know about Prohibition

Ah, prohibition. “The Noble Experiment,” kick-started by the 18th Amendment

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Phact of the Day  – WWII V-2 Rockets
History

Phact of the Day – WWII V-2 Rockets

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Nineteen Ways a Servant’s Job Was Worse Than Yours
History

Nineteen Ways a Servant’s Job Was Worse Than Yours

If the last thing you want to see is a

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7 Of The Most Notorious Parties Of All Time
History Pop Culture

7 Of The Most Notorious Parties Of All Time

1# Studio 54 “The Best Party Of Your Life.” In

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As American As Apple Pie – 4 Great Myths About The Apple Logo
Pop Culture

As American As Apple Pie – 4 Great Myths About The Apple Logo

This iconic apple has been linked to many myths –

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8 People Buried in Westminster Abbey
History

8 People Buried in Westminster Abbey

Westminster Abbey is an iconic, Gothic-style church located in the

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5 of the Most Surprising Rivalries in History
Fine Arts History Science Sports

5 of the Most Surprising Rivalries in History

  From ruthless scientists, to Nazi shoemakers and vicious Dinosaur

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