. March 2019 – Page 5 – Articels
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10 Crazy Urban Hazards That Could Kill You

The urban environment can be scary. While the dangers of the outdoors and wilderness survival are well publicized, city planners, businesses and the public alike struggle with how to mitigate the dangers with which the urban environment is fraught. Let …

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10 Key Events That Defined the Cold War

Beginning in 1947, a high stakes geopolitical game of chess kicked off between the United States and its “superpower” adversaries, China and the Soviet Union (aka USSR). Although no direct battles were fought, a steady series of proxy wars, threats, …

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10 Facts That Sound Like BS, But Are True (Part 6)

Back by popular demand, today we bring you 10 more facts that sound totally made up, but are actually true. We highly encourage you to take these tidbits to your friends and family, just to get a “WTF” reaction. They’ll …

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Top 10 Countries for Known for Executions

There are many countries with the view that some crimes can only be atoned for with death. Some of them are fond of dealing out death sentences, but don’t actually get around to executing too many people. Others practice …

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10 People Who Were Buried Alive

The common belief that idioms such as “saved by the bell” and “working the graveyard shift” originated due to live burials has been discredited. However, the fear of being buried alive was more than just a mythos in 19th …

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10 Incredible Facts About Crowd Psychology

Everyone who has ever watched a movie has an idea in their head of the stereotypical angry mob with torches and pitchforks, and most of us have a lot of preconceived notions about how crowds will behave. People tend to …

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10 Reasons for the Start of the Cold War

On the April 30, 1945 Adolf Hitler committed suicide in the ruins of Berlin. Six days later Germany surrendered, bringing about the final defeat of the Reich he had claimed would last for a thousand years.

The world had been …

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Howard Hughes

Winston Churchill once referred to Russia as “a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma.” However, the notoriously-quotable British leader could just as easily have been describing Howard Hughes — the record-setting aviator, filmmaker and drug-addled recluse who became …

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10 Things Americans Do the Rest of the World Finds Weird

When you live anywhere long enough, it’s all too easy to think that your society’s customs are completely normal, even if it’s considered incredibly strange to the outside world. American television and movies are often shown in other countries, so …

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10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About the Phoenicians

From about 1550 to 300 BC, the Phoenicians ruled the Mediterranean. They influenced the ancient Greeks and Romans, and traded with people from as far north as Wales and throughout the continent of Africa. In spite of inhabiting a …