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Monday, 23 July 2018

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  • Top 10 Dinosaur Fossils Frozen In Time - Fossils are all we have to prove that dinosaurs ever existed. There are two types of fossils. The first are body parts like bones and teeth that we often associate with fossils today. The second are traces like teeth marks, footprints, and excreta. Over the years, we have unearthed some...
  • 10 Unusual Ancient Burials - Burying people has been a common way of dealing with the dead across the world and throughout history. However, there is much variety within burials. Social, religious, and cultural norms often decide how individuals are placed, whether they have burial goods, and what they are buried in (e.g., stone tombs...
  • 10 Mind-Blowing Things That Happened This Week (7/20/18) - Keeping up with the news is hard. So hard, in fact, that we’ve decided to save you the hassle by rounding up the most significant, unusual, or just plain old mind-blowing stories each week. This week was the antithesis of its companion exactly one month ago when President Trump made...
  • 10 Mysterious Disappearances From The Wilds Of North America - Throughout much of North America, large swaths of land are still untamed and unsettled. Hundreds of millions of acres are protected in the wilds of the United States and Canada. Hikers, hunters, and tourists visit these lands every year, but not all of them leave alive. Many have died and...
  • 10 Gruesome Nerve Agent Incidents That Will Blow Your Mind - In the 1930s, researchers were developing new insecticides. To their alarm, they discovered that two of their most effective compounds caused serious side effects for humans. They had invented the first nerve agents. Known for their torturous effects, these deadly substances spark a mixture of fear, revulsion, and a little...
  • 10 Animal Rebels Who Didn’t Stay True To Their Species - Deep down, everyone loves a rebel. They do what we only wish we had the courage to do. There are movies made and songs composed to immortalize the human rebels among us. But what about our animal friends? Sure, they usually stick to relatively predictable patterns of behavior within their...
  • 10 Music Genres That Died Out Quickly - Music has been around for thousands of years, with each generation adding new takes that reflect their cohort better. Over the decades, a myriad of genres and subgrenres have been spawned; it’s only natural that some types of music would become dated and burn out quicker than others. Although the...
  • 10 Stories Of People Who Cheated Death Only To Die Shortly After - We’ve all seen the Final Destination movies or at least heard of the premise. People survive unbelievable situations which were to suppose to leave them dead. Then they end up dying shortly afterward from something that has no relation to the original situation. Well, death is something that comes with...
  • 10 Awesome Extinct Animals People Don’t Talk About Nearly Enough - The world was once filled with some absolutely incredible creatures. Thousands of years ago, massive and strange beasts roamed the planet. Most were so huge that they would tower over a man’s head. We hear a lot about the dinosaurs that lived millions of years ago, but the world was...
  • 10 Things You May Not Have Known About Guns - In today’s world, there is a lot of controversy surrounding firearms. Thousands of people lose their lives every year as a result of gunshots, so it is no wonder people are against guns. There are many advocates of guns for a variety of reasons, as well. This list is not...

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10 Unusual Ancient Burials

Burying people has been a common way of dealing with the dead across the world and throughout history. However, there is much variety within burials. Social, religious, and cultural norms often decide how individuals are...

10 Mysterious Disappearances From The Wilds Of North America

Throughout much of North America, large swaths of land are still untamed and unsettled. Hundreds of millions of acres are protected in the wilds of the United States and Canada. Hikers, hunters, and tourists visit these ...

10 Strange Paranormal Stories From Scotland

If you’ve ever visited Scotland, you know this: If ghosts exist, this is where you’ll find them. (Edinburgh, for example, tends to be named as one of the most haunted cities in the world.) The Scots certainly...

10 Bizarre Figures From The UFO Contactee Movement

After Kenneth Arnold kick-started the UFO craze in 1947, a group of believers sprang up, claiming that they had sustained contact with flying saucers. These “contactees,” as they were known, told outlandish t...

10 Of The Most Baffling Historical Finds Ever Discovered

Behind every historical artifact at a museum, there’s a perfectly normal and rational explanation as to how and why it came to be. Yet, every so often, something is discovered that leaves scientists and historians ...

Entertainment

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10 Music Genres That Died Out Quickly

Music has been around for thousands of years, with each generation adding new takes that reflect their cohort better. Over the decades, a myriad of genres and subgrenres have been spawned; it’s only natur...

10 Famous Props And The Actors Who Stole Them

People watch TV and movies for many different reasons. One of the best ways to attract an audience is with a recognizable star. Even in those instances, however, there are times when it feels impossible to sepa...

10 Eerie Quotes From Musicians Who Died Before 30

Life is a fragile gift that gives people the ability to reach out toward their dreams. Musicians dedicate their time to creating exceptional music. At times, the works they create are so profound that they can ...

General Knowledge

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10 Gruesome Nerve Agent Incidents That Will Blow Your Mind

In the 1930s, researchers were developing new insecticides. To their alarm, they discovered that two of their most effective compounds caused serious side effects for humans. They had invented the first nerve a...

10 Things You May Not Have Known About Guns

In today’s world, there is a lot of controversy surrounding firearms. Thousands of people lose their lives every year as a result of gunshots, so it is no wonder people are against guns. There are many ad...

Top 10 Craziest Copyright Claims Ever Made

Copyright law has gotten awfully complicated since the Internet came around. Companies are getting more paranoid than ever about holding onto their intellectual property. Some would argue that their paranoia is...

Lifestyle

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10 Fascinating Facts About The Bugs Living In Your Guts

The human body is made up of about 37 trillion cells. After all, that is what the textbooks say, right? Wrong! In fact, our bodies contain 30–50 trillion extra cells which belong to the bacteria living in...

10 Modern Stunts That Make Evel Knievel’s Look Tame

Evel Knievel is the household name for death-defying stunts. When you think of motorcycle stunts, you likely picture him in his Elvis-inspired costumes, leaping over rows of cars and buses. To many, he is still...

Top 10 Foods That Were Invented By Complete Accident

Have you ever wondered how your favorite foods were invented? Most of us probably envision a chef or a food company employee experimenting endlessly to craft the perfect concoction for palates that are tired of...

Science

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Top 10 Dinosaur Fossils Frozen In Time

Fossils are all we have to prove that dinosaurs ever existed. There are two types of fossils. The first are body parts like bones and teeth that we often associate with fossils today. The second are traces like...

10 Mind-Blowing Things That Happened This Week (7/20/18)

Keeping up with the news is hard. So hard, in fact, that we’ve decided to save you the hassle by rounding up the most significant, unusual, or just plain old mind-blowing stories each week. This week was ...

10 Animal Rebels Who Didn’t Stay True To Their Species

Deep down, everyone loves a rebel. They do what we only wish we had the courage to do. There are movies made and songs composed to immortalize the human rebels among us. But what about our animal friends? Sure,...

Society

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10 Of The Weirdest Things The Chinese Government Has Banned

Censorship is a big deal in China, where the government has made it clear that it will go to any length to control information. The Chinese government strictly controls news spread through the Internet and mass media, co...

Top 10 Modern Cases Of Corpse Theft

Body snatching, the more apt term for corpse theft, reached its height between the 17th and 19th centuries, when a whole industry emerged around stealing corpses from graves and selling them to medical schools. The reaso...

10 Of The Most Bizarre Baptisms

In April 2018, Pope Francis made an announcement about the importance of baptism in Christian life. The baptismal process, he commented, represents a significant change in a person’s life. Many Christians celebrate tha...

10 Failed Terrorist Plots

Terrorism has been a buzzword for people in the media and the government ever since the infamous September 11 attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon in 2001. According to Merriam-Webster, a terrorist is defin...

10 Disturbing Facts About President Erdogan Of Turkey

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is not well-known outside of Turkey yet. But he is becoming notorious for his violent and radical actions as leader as well as for his increasingly bellicose nature on the world sta...