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Heroic Tales from the Holocaust

Heroic Tales from the Holocaust

October 15, 2019

A fake syndrome: Syndrome K When Jews in Nazi-occupied Italy fled to a hospital to seek shelter, the doctors at the hospital made up a fake disease called Syndrome K. The doctors declared Syndrome K patients should be quarantined. The Nazis stayed away when the doctors told them the disease was deadly, disfiguring, and highly […]

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10 Upending Cyber Security and Malware Facts

10 Upending Cyber Security and Malware Facts

September 17, 2019

1.  A cybercriminal, who hacked US-based security think tank Stratfor, used the name of his cat, chewy followed by 123 as his computer password. He was the FBI’s most-wanted list who was easily arrested after the police guessed his password right. 2. The first-ever cyberattack occurred 200 years ago on the national mechanical telegraph system […]

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Astounding Facts and Figures About 9/11

Astounding Facts and Figures About 9/11

September 11, 2019

3,000 people died in the 9/11 attacks at the World Trade Center in Washington, D.C. The terrorist attack created destruction so massive that it took 9 months to clear the debris and the wreckage.  The al-Qaeda hijacked four planes. Two planes were flown into the Twin Towers of WTC, the third crashed into the Pentagon […]

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Mindblowing Krakatoa Eruption Facts

Mindblowing Krakatoa Eruption Facts

August 24, 2019

Mount Krakatoa is believed to be the most powerful volcano the humans have seen. While there have been many others like Mount Vesuvius and Mount Helena that were considered massive eruptions, Mount Krakatoa’s eruption was the deadliest of all. Located on a small volcanic island of the same name in southwest Indonesia, Krakatoa was the […]

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Facts About Black Death

Bizarre Facts About the Black Death

August 15, 2019

The Bubonic Plague or the Black Death swept life from Europe in the 14th century. There were ways the humans themselves were responsible for the epidemic. Read on these facts to know more about the black death. As per the Richter Scale for Human Calamity, also called the Foster Scale, the Bubonic Plague was the […]

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Totally Weird Facts About Australia

Totally Weird Facts About Australia

August 2, 2019

Firehawks are eagles found in Australia that spread fire in the forests deliberately. This drives the insects and small animals out, giving the eagles the chance to feed. They carry burning twigs from a burning area and drop them in new areas. Some explorers climbed up a mountain in Australia in the hope to get […]

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bizarre facts about North Korea

Bizarre Facts That Sum Up North Korea

July 30, 2019

Owning computers is illegal in North Korea unless you have the government permission. Only 1,000 people in entire North Korea have access to the internet. Wherever the internet is available, it is strictly monitored where access is granted to access only a limited number of websites. As per the CIA, the literacy rate in North […]

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Soaring Facts About Olympics

Weirdest Incidents at the Olympics

June 3, 2019

Two Japanese pole vault players tied for the second place in 1936 Berlin Olympics. They refused to participate in the tie-breaker. When they came back to Japan, they cut their silver and bronze medals in half and made two half-silver and half-bronze medals. In 1908, Russia’s olympic team reached the Olympic venue 12 days late […]

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Fun Facts About Inventions and Discoveries

Fun Facts About Inventions and Discoveries

May 19, 2019

The first webcam was invented to keep a check on coffee level in the breakroom without having to get up and go there. The roller coasters were invented to distract the people from debauchery like going to brothels. LaMarcus invented the roller coaster to make people enjoy the roller coaster ride instead of doing sinful […]

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Destructive Facts About Famous Earthquakes And Volcanos

Destructive Facts About Famous Earthquakes And Volcanoes

May 15, 2019

The Earth faces about 500,000 earthquakes in a year, of which about 100,000 are felt by people. The 2011 earthquake in Japan was so powerful that it caused a shift in the Earth’s axis, shortened the day’s length by 1.8 microseconds and shifted Japan 2 meters to the East. The 2004 Indonesian earthquake compressed the […]

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Facts About Princess Diana

May 10, 2019

Prince Charles was 31 when he proposed to Princess Diana. Princess Diana was only 19. Prince Charles had to mary Princess Diana because of the royal custom that required him to marry a virgin. Princess Diana shook the false belief that touching AIDS patient could transmit AIDS. She shook the hand of an AIDS patient […]

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Shaking Facts About Horror Movies

Shaking Facts About Horror Movies

May 10, 2019

Horror movies often have sounds that are infrasounds which are below the range of human hearing. However, these sounds are capable of eliciting fear, anxiety, and shivering. These sounds are placed just before a horrific scene. The director of movie, The Shining, filmed all the scenes of the 7 year old boy Danny Lloyd without […]

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