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The Time Spent To Build These Architectural Wonders

The Great Pyramid of Giza Although there are hardly any documents that give us much indication as to how long the pyramids and the Sphinx took to build, one instance may give us an answer. Greek historian Herodotus of Halicanassus, who visited Egypt in 450 BC, was reportedly told that the great pyramid took 20 years to build with the …

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Interesting Stats About Phobias To Conquer Your Fears

15-20% of people will encounter a specific phobia at least once in their lifetime. A staggering 25 million Americans have a fear of flying. But you’re more likely to become a professional athlete than be involved in a plane crash. Psychologists have classified over 400 distinct phobias. 17-21 million Americans have a fear of Friday the 13th. Fear of the …

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Terror Of Falling Off An Aircraft Carrier… In 0400 Darkness

The following story happened to an Avionics Technician that worked on F-18 Super Hornets while deployed in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. This event did not take place in the light of day. It all happened to crew member James Serrano in the darkness of night at 4a.m. (0400). “I was getting (an F-18) ready when I went to …

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Chinese Family Spends 6 Months Working Out, And Here Are Their Before-And-After Pics

Losing weight is as difficult mentally, as it’s demanding physically. To make shedding pounds easier, 32-year-old Chinese photographer Jesse has decided to take up the task together with his family. They supported each other during the 6-month transformation so well, the before-and-after photos look unbelievable. Everything started when Jesse’s mom made up her mind to temporarily move in with her …

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Common Scientific Terms That You’re Probably Not Using Correctly

  How people use it: To mean an educated guess. What it really means: A proposed explanation for something that can be tested.     How people use it: To mean a possible explanation for something. What it really means: An explanation of some part of the natural world which has been repeatedly supported by tests and experiments.     …

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Food Controversies That Are Tearing This Country Apart

These are the biggest food debates of our time, with extremely polarized opinions. There will be cussing. There will be screaming (through all caps). And, families will be torn apart. Some people think ketchup should be stored in the fridge, while others believe it belongs in the pantry. Before you start screaming at those room-temperature loving twats, their reasoning is …

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Some Foods Can Do Real Damage If Consumed In Large Amounts

Ah, the food coma. I’m sure we’re more than aware of it, especially this time of year. You think eating a shit ton of Christmas dinner will have you feeling like ass? Well, here are some foods that will have you feeling even worse if you ate too much.   Bananas Bananas are great for a nice snack. Toss it …

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Entire Civilizations That Disappeared Without A Trace

  Indus Valley Civilization Known to historians as one of the largest and earliest civilizations to not only colonize a continent but thrive in it, the Indus Valley Civilization was extremely advanced. They were known to have practiced dentistry, mathematics, and even had pioneered the first urban sanitation systems. By 1500 B.C.E. the civilization had completely vanished- and historians are …

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Kevin McCallister’s Dad Must’ve Been A Pretty Damn Rich Guy

$35, 320 – 15 tickets from Chicago to Paris at Christmas, 11 coach and four first-class ones for the adults. (Home Alone) $122.50 – 10 boxes of pizza, which they pay for in cash. (Home Alone) $9, 927 – 14 tickets from Chicago to Miami at Christmas, four first-class ones for the adults and 10 coach (Home Alone 2) $2,915 …

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Questions That’d Better Remain Unanswered

What’s really floating around in the swimming pool? The chemical that makes your eyes red is chlorine right? Wrong. It’s chloramine…the product of urine combining with chlorine. How much do I sweat in bed every year? We’re so glad you asked. On average, it’s 26 gallons. Do some people really have creatures living in their butthole? Yes, they do. In …

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Unexplainable And Odd Events That’ll Confound Your Brain

  Cicada 3301 Cicada 3301 was a name given to a secret unknown organization that posted a series of nearly-unsolvable games and riddles online, and is believed to have been an attempt to recruit highly-advanced codebreakers and linguists. Their puzzles focused heavily on data security, cryptography, and steganography and are dubbed one of the ‘Top 5 Eeriest, Unsolved Mysteries of …

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