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Scientist Claim Alexander the Great Was ‘Killed By Toxic Wine’

Scientist Claim Alexander the Great Was ‘Killed By Toxic Wine’

Alexander the Great was a Greek king of Macedon. He was undefeated in battle and is considered one of history’s most successful commanders. However, a scientist has revealed that Alexander was ‘killed by toxic wine.’

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Amazon CEO Bezos Suffers Kidney-Stone Attack On Ship, Transported Away By Navy

Amazon CEO Bezos Suffers Kidney-Stone Attack On Ship, Transported Away By Navy

Amazon CEO recently suffered a kidney-stone attack while he was away on a cruise ship. Jeff Bezos was then airlifted by a helicopter of Ecuadorean Navy and transported to Baltra Island.

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Street Lamps Can Transform A City Into A Living Comic Book! Don’t Believe?

Street Lamps Can Transform A City Into A Living Comic Book! Don’t Believe?

Have you ever imagined that comical characters as well as pictures printed on street lamps can transform a city into a living comic book? It’s true. Two design gurus have transformed Mount Royal Avenue in Montreal into a living comic book.

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100-Year-Old Box Of Negatives Found Buried In Ice, Reveal Rare Glimpse Of Adventurers

100-Year-Old Box Of Negatives Found Buried In Ice, Reveal Rare Glimpse Of Adventurers

For the past 100 years, a box of never-before-seen nitrate negatives has been preserved in a block of ice in Antarctica. Lately, some conservators of the New Zealand Antarctic Heritage Trust have discovered that box which clearly depicts the life of Antarctic explorers back in 100 years.

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Meet Maria Leijerstam: The World’s First Woman Reached South Pole On Cycle

Meet Maria Leijerstam: The World’s First Woman Reached South Pole On Cycle

Until now, no one reached the South Pole through cycling. This year, many people tried to become the first person to reach the South Pole on cycle. One of them was 35-year-old British adventurer Maria Leijerstam. Finally, she has become the world’s first person reaching the South Pole on cycle.

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Bombs Can Be Made After Passing Airport Security, Report Reveals

Bombs Can Be Made After Passing Airport Security, Report Reveals

Ever since the tragic incident of 9/11, US authorities have laid an unusual stress on the need for tighter airport security. Despite that, anyone can create a bomb after having passed through airport security, reveals a Vice video.

By On December 28, 2013 Respond
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[Breaking News] Fast & The Furious Movie Star Paul Walker Dies In Car Crash

[Breaking News] Fast & The Furious Movie Star Paul Walker Dies In Car Crash

Amazing cars… ultra speed… extreme passion… indomitable driving… all these you will find in the Fast and the Furious series movies. One of the main attractions of Fast and the Furious movie is Paul Walker. But the sad news is few hours ago at afternoon, Paul Walker died in a car crash.

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[Image] See The Ferocious Super Typhoon Haiyan From Space

[Image] See The Ferocious Super Typhoon Haiyan From Space

Super Typhoon Haiyan is considered is one of the strongest storms in world history based on maximum wind speed. NASA has captured some images of that ferocious typhoon from space. See the images here.

By On November 11, 2013 Respond
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Sweden Using Text Messages To Help People In Cardiac Arrest

Sweden Using Text Messages To Help People In Cardiac Arrest

Cardiac arrest can be quite sudden and in the case of delayed help, it can very often prove fatal. Sweden has devised a unique way of countering this problem. The country uses text messages to alert volunteers near a cardiac arrest patient as soon as an emergency call is made.

By On October 26, 2013 Respond
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Congress Finally Comes To An Agreement, Government Shutdown Ends

Congress Finally Comes To An Agreement, Government Shutdown Ends

US government has been the point of many puns and jokes in the last few days, thanks to a stalemate between Republicans and Democrats, leading to the shutdown of the US government. Now, both houses of Congress have finally resolved the issue, ending the shutdown.

By On October 17, 2013 Respond
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Literacy Rate Plummeting In US, Casts Political And Economic Effects

Literacy Rate Plummeting In US, Casts Political And Economic Effects

US is usually hailed as the country which hosts some of the best educational institutes. However, what many tend to ignore is the fact that US has a huge population of illiterate individuals. Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has now divulged numbers which show how serious America’s educational problem is.

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[Video] Banksy Sells $200,000+ Worthy Original Artworks For $420!

[Video] Banksy Sells $200,000+ Worthy Original Artworks For $420!

Banksy is a pseudonymous England-based graffiti artist, political activist, film director, and painter. His paintings/arts are usually sold for hundreds of thousands of dollars. But the interesting thing is Banksy $200,000+ worthy original artworks has been sold for just $420.

By On October 14, 2013 Respond
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Zuckerberg Purchases Four Houses Adjacent To His Home In Palo Alto

Zuckerberg Purchases Four Houses Adjacent To His Home In Palo Alto

If your fortunes are estimated to be at $19 billion, buying a house isn’t exactly an issue for you. So it is quite unsurprising that Facebook’s founder and CEO, Mark Zuckerberg has bought four houses adjacent to his own home in Palo Alto, paying a total sum which is in the neighborhood of $30 million.

By On October 14, 2013 Respond
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Nobel Peace Prize Goes To Organization Working To Contain Chemical Weapons

Nobel Peace Prize Goes To Organization Working To Contain Chemical Weapons

This year, a number of contenders were the nominees for the Nobel Prize for Peace. Among these contenders was the Pakistani education activist, Malala Yousafzai, who was considered by many as a likely winner. However, the Prize was awarded to OPCW, a chemical weapons watchdog.

By On October 12, 2013 Respond
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Er Wang Dong Is A Huge Cave With Own Weather System

Er Wang Dong Is A Huge Cave With Own Weather System

I am quiet sure that many of you haven’t heard of Er Wang Dong. Well, Er Wang Dong is a large cave in the Wulong Karst region, in Wulong County of Chongqing Municipality of China. The interesting thing about this huge cave is it has its own weather system!

By On October 10, 2013 Respond
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