22 Facts That Sound Too Absurd To Be True (But Totally Are)

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Everyone loves packing their brains full of fun trivia. I mean, who doesn’t like impressing their friends with bizarre facts? There’s nothing quite as satisfying as outsmarting your peers! Artist Aroop Mishra just paired wacky tidbits with adorable drawings, so if you’re looking for the inside scoop on information that seems too crazy to be […]

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When Workers Broke Ground At This Site, They Got More Than They Bargained For

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Two decades ago, an ancient Roman mosaic was famously uncovered on a construction site in Lod, Israel. The otherwise forgotten town burst back onto the cultural scene as the media clamored to see the amazing action unfold. It was only a matter of time before archaeologists painstakingly revealed more and more of the brilliant, centuries-old […]

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Evolution On Earth In 60 Seconds

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Long story short, we’re pretty new around here. Video available at: http://www.youtube.com/v/OIWde6OpVZU. BuzzFeedBlue / Via youtube.com Read more: http://www.buzzfeed.com/shanemadej/life-on-earth-in-60-seconds

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23 Vintage Photos So Bizarre And Full Of NOPE, They’ll Freak You Out

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Some may think that the advancement of technology and the growth of the Internet are what ruined the human race…but these photos prove the opposite. It’s obvious that, as a species, humans have been very strange for quite some time… 1. An expertly taken “ghost” photo by a particular enthusiast… FPG/Hulton Archive/Getty Images 2. Horrifying […]

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If We Don’t Make Some Drastic Changes, We Could Lose These Heritage Sites Forever

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Earth Day is right around the corner, which makes the fact we’re losing more wonders every year — both natural and man-made — particularly devastating. Earlier this month, the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) reported that over half of all World Heritage Sites are now threatened by human development. This means that almost 230 locations are […]

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These Crazy Images Of Old War Wounds Are Fascinating And Heartbreaking

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Images of war are always heartbreaking, but these vintage photographs of old war wounds are particularly unsettling. They were taken before the advent of modern medicine in a time when a doctor’s best course of action was a combination of potentially dangerous procedures and prayer. Limbs with gunshot wounds often had to be amputated immediately, […]

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We See This Country As Oppressive, But You’ll Be Surprised At How It Used To Be

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We’ve been at war with Afghanistan for some time now, and we know all too well how oppressive its leadership can be, especially toward women. But did you know that the country wasn’t always that way? Unlike the U.S., Afghanistan’s treatment of women has taken a downward spiral since 1960s, but you’ll be really surprised […]

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24 Heartbreaking Photos Of What Child Labor In The U.S Once Looked Like

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Did you know that children as young as 14 can apply for their working permits in the U.S.? Any child worker under the recommended age is considered illegal and goes against the U.S.’s strict child labor laws. Despite these regulations, it might surprise you to learn that over 200 million children around the world, under […]

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Kanye West Lyrics Perfectly Describe The Story Of Julius Caesar And Cleopatra

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Shakespeare would either be proud or he’s rolling in his grave. This is a continuation of history and lyrical poetry. 1. Julius Caesar on meeting Cleopatra for the first time: View this image › Jean-Léon Gérôme / Via upload.wikimedia.org 2. Caesar restores Cleopatra to the throne: View this image › Pietro da Cortona / Via […]

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These 10 Presidents Prove That Aging Happens A Lot Faster In The White House

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googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTBT_ATF’); }); It should come as no surprise that stress ages people. Politicians know that all too well. Every four years, liberals and conservatives alike flock to their polling places to cast their votes for the next president. Truth be told, no matter who wins this time around, the person who enters the […]

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