The Lopsided City

All the buildings in the coastal city of Santos, Brazil, are sloped sideways as a result of the clay soil not supporting their weight.

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Cold War Shelter

One family from Neenah, Wisconsin, found a fully stocked Cold War bunker 10 years after they moved into the house. There were enough supply for a family to survive the first two weeks of war.

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Amsterdam Awash In Beer And Orange As Queen Beatrix Abdicates

The celebrations in the Netherlands were an explosion of color and booze. AMSTERDAM – As Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands abdicated today, her son Willem-Alexander became the new king, and the first male head of state from the House of Orange in over a hundred years. His wife Maxima, of Argentinian descent, will be Queen.

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Unbelievable Facts About Coca-Cola’s History

The creator of Coke was a colonel in the Confederate Army After earning a medical degree, John Stith Pemberton served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War and it was his life-threatening wound that sparked his quest in creating Coke. Pemberton had become addicted to morphine, and sought a way to combat this addiction.

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Hammetschwand Elevator

The Hammetschwand Lift is the highest exterior elevator of Europe and is located in Switzerland. It connects a spectacular rock path with the lookout point Hammetschwand on the Bürgenstock plateau overlooking Lake Lucerne.

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