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Owner Finds Her Missing Cat After A Year, Now Twice The Size

Missing Cat. Clive, a Norwegian Forest cat, disappeared from his home in December 2014 and left his owners Tanya and…

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The Origins of Voodoo, the Misunderstood Religion

Voodoo. In A.D. 64, a great fire broke out in Rome for six days, and devastated much of the city….

wolf-like creature
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Actual People Accused Of Being Monsters – Peter Stumpp

Peter Stumpp (alternately spelled Stumpf, Stubbe or Stuppe) was a mid-16th century German farmer who was executed on Halloween in…

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The Untold Truth About Hypnosis

Everyone knows of hypnosis because of four infamous words: “You’re getting very sleepy.” But aside from old Hollywood films and…

Abhartach
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Actual People Accused Of Being Monsters – Abhartach

Abhartach. Information on just how real this person was is sketchy, but that’s not entirely surprising. Record-keeping from the 5th and…

Anneliese Michel
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Actual People Accused Of Being Monsters – Anneliese Michel

Anneliese Michel. Born in Bavaria in 1952, Anneliese Michel is perhaps the last embodiment of Satan you’d expect. Michel was…

Panda-Ant
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This Cute Panda-Ant Is Actually A “Cow Killer” Wasp

Cute panda ant. The panda-ant may look cute, but its sting is painful! Technically not an ant but a wasp,…

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This Store Sells T-Shirts With Hilarious Incorrect Quotes!

Hilarious incorrect quotes. It’s safe to say that almost everyone has a t-shirt or two with their favorite band, tv…

russian army
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Punishments In The Russian Army

These hilarious pictures show what happens to you in the Russian army when you make a mistake. Forgot your rifle?…

false facts about the titanic
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Facts About The Titanic That’s Not True

False facts about the Titanic. The sinking of the Titanic was a disaster on a monumental scale, ending with the…

Vietnamese People Have the Same Last Name
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Why 40% of Vietnamese People Have the Same Last Name

Vietnamese people with the same last name. The existence of last names in Vietnam dates to 111 BC, the beginning…

spiders can hear you
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Spiders Can Hear You ‘Walking And Talking’

Spiders can hear you ‘walking and talking’. If you’re already scared of spiders, you’re not going to like this next part….

human eye
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How Many Megapixels Is the Human Eye? The Answer Is Complicated

The human eye. According to scientist and photographer Dr. Roger Clark, the resolution of the human eye is 576 megapixels….

Pain Relievers In Ancient Times
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Top Ten Pain Relievers In Ancient Times

Pain relievers in ancient times. Many believe that patients before the early 20th century had to endure dental repairs, tooth…

The untold truth of Area 51
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The Untold Truth Of Area 51

Area 51 is most commonly thought of as the place where the government keeps UFOs and alien secrets, but no…

A 5,000-Year-Old Toy Chariot Was Found!
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A 5,000-Year-Old Toy Chariot Was Found!

A 5000 year old toy chariot was found! The ancient settlement of Sogmatar, which thrived 5,000 years ago, back to…

New Zealand Library Books Kept Vanishing And Then Reappearing
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A New Zealand Library Books Kept Vanishing And Then Reappearing

Library books kept vanishing and then reappearing. The Auckland Central Library in New Zealand’s largest city has a long history…

green children of Woolpit
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The Green Children Of Woolpit

The green children of Woolpit. One day, out of the woods, two children walked into the English town of Woolpit….

fire ants
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How Fire Ants Form Towers More Than 30 Ants High

How fire ants form towers more than 30 ants high. Fire ants may not be cute or cuddly, but they have…

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What Life Actually Was Like For A Real Pirate

What life actually was like for a real pirate. In between bouts of pirate-talk and rocking out to Alestorm (or…

digital age
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Scientists Warn That We Are Entering A Digital Dark Age

We are entering a digital dark age You may think that those photos on Facebook or all your tweets may…

Armageddon-Proof Survival Pod
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Armageddon-Proof Survival Pod Proves a Big Hit

The Armageddon-Proof Survival Pod You may be all happy and carefree today celebrating public holidays, but don’t forget about the…

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How Freshwater Cultured Pearls Began

Freshwater cultured pearls. Pearls are produced by mollusks, mussels or oysters belonging to the Unionidae family. Saltwater pearls are produced…

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The Deadly Alaskan Bermuda Triangle

You’ve probably heard legends about planes and ships mysteriously disappearing in the Bermuda Triangle. But those legends don’t come close…

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How Pandas Got Their Patches – Science And Mythology

Panda patches. Giant pandas’ patches are among the most striking of any mammal: black ears and eye spots set against…

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Man In Colorful Parrot Costume Helps To Sell Houses Online

Colorful parrot. If you’re looking for a way to to make your property stand out on a real-estate website, dressing…

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Pieces That Are All the Same Solid Color By Pure Hell Puzzles

Looking for a real challenge in your life? Try Pure Hell, a maddening puzzle made up of extra tiny pieces that…

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It’s The Addicted Rats That Ate 450 Kilograms Of Marijuana!

Addicted rats. When police inspectors in Pilar, Argentina’s Buenos Aires province, were recently questioned about the disappearance of 540 kg…

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Did Saint Patrick Banish All The Snakes From Ireland?

Did Saint Patrick banish all the snakes from Ireland? It turns out the story is a bit more complicated than…

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Ignorant Scientists. So Many Don’t Know What They’re Talking About

Ignorant scientists. Science has enormous cachet and authority in our culture, for very understandable reasons! And that has led scientists…