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10 Lost Libraries And The Mysteries Of Their Contents

The history of lost libraries inevitably mentions the disappearance of the Great Library of Alexandria, which also remains one of the most frequently debated due to the mystery surrounding its downfall. Multiple conflicting accounts of how the library was destroyed...
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10 Ways The Marvel Cinematic Universe Screwed Their Continuity

10 Ways The Marvel Cinematic Universe Screwed Their Continuity

The Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) was established in summer 2008 with the first Iron Man film. Their end game? To establish four main heroes and have them all team up for an Avengers film. This was later revealed to be...
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10 Of History’s Most Prolific Con Artists And Their Famous Cons

10 Of History’s Most Prolific Con Artists And Their Famous Cons

The 19th century saw the emergence of a new type of criminal—the confidence man. Nowadays better known as a con artist, his tactics involve finding a suitable victim (referred to as a “mark” or “sucker”), gain their trust, and then...
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10 Of The Most Illegal Drugs And Their Histories

10 Of The Most Illegal Drugs And Their Histories

Since the dawn of civilization, humankind has sought various ways to alter its consciousness, its experiences, and its perceptions. The methods and mediums with which we can do this are nearly endless. From betel nut, a spicy nut that’s chewed...
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10 Historical Accounts Of People Who Woke Up In Their Coffins

10 Historical Accounts Of People Who Woke Up In Their Coffins

The Lady with the Ring is an Irish legend about Margorie McCall, who reportedly awoke in her coffin. The story goes that Margorie died of a fever in 1705 and was quickly buried to prevent the sickness from spreading. On...
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Top 10 Times People Created Their Own Language

Top 10 Times People Created Their Own Language

The idea of people creating their own language might sound bizarre, but as we are about to find out, it does happen. Sometimes, the languages were created in order to unite the speakers of different languages, while at other times,...
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10 Parents Who Pretended Their Children Were Seriously Ill

10 Parents Who Pretended Their Children Were Seriously Ill

Some parents are so desperate for attention or money that they decide to pretend that their child is extremely ill. This is known as Munchausen syndrome by proxy. The parents drag the child from doctor to doctor, demanding that their...
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