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10 Little-Used Shakespearisms

The number of new words credited to Shakespeare is thought to number in the high hundreds, but add to that the number of pre-existing words he simply …

Step inside the Catacombs, Paris’ most bizarre tourist attraction

Hidden beneath the vibrant European city of Paris is an eerie network of old caves and tunnels housing the remains of 6 million people: the Catacombes de Paris.<p>They were used by the French Resistance to hide from Nazis in World War II, and ironically, by the Nazis to built an underground bunker.<p>In …

The 10 Most evil medical experiments in history of the world - #10 will leave you in the biggest shock of your life!

<b>2. The Aversion Project</b><p>They didn’t like gay people in apartheid-era South Africa. Especially in the armed forces. How they got rid of them is …

Justice Scalia insult generator: How the Supreme Court justice would mock you.

When it comes to penning baroquely articulated vitriol, Justice Antonin Scalia may rival William Shakespeare. His dissent on Obamacare brought us …

20 gorgeous natural wonders around the world

Places that receive the iconic UNESCO seal are chosen based on their cultural significance, their standing as a natural wonder, or both.<p>From the Rock Sites of Cappadocia, Turkey, made entirely from volcanic erosions, to Africa's Namib Sand Sea, the world's only coastal desert, here are 20 …

13 reasons you should dump your girlfriend for a velociraptor

For some unknown reason, velociraptors are really popular this summer. Which is why now, more than ever, is a perfect time to spice up your …

Dinosaurs

Disney World Has Had Enough Of The Selfie Sticks, Will Ban Them Entirely

It was once "the place where dreams come true." And it still is, for the most part -- unless that dream is to carry around a selfie stick unimpeded.<p>Walt Disney World is rumored to be banning the notorious devices from its theme parks, potentially as soon as June 26, an unnamed source told Inquisitr …

How Shooting Back To The Future's Cafeteria Scene Left Bruises And A Lot Of Resentment

Before Michael J. Fox was brought on board <i>Back to the Future</i>, Eric Stoltz played Marty McFly. In the new book <i>We Don't Need Roads: The Making of the</i> …

Online game 'may control snacking'

<b>A computer game may help some people control their unhealthy snacking habits, suggests a small study from the University of Exeter.</b><p>The game trained participants' brains to cut out calories by telling them to avoid pressing on pictures of certain images, such as biscuits and chocolate.<p>They lost a …

It Took Scientists Almost 40 Years to Figure Out What Part of This Animal Is the Head

Millions of years ago, very different creatures roamed the earth—some so foreign to the modern world that scientists can’t even figure out how they …

Dinosaur comes out of closet at South Africa university

Palaeontologists in South Africa have discovered the fossil of a previously unknown dinosaur dating back 200m years. It was found not on a remote desert plain but in a university storeroom.<p>The specimen had been collected in the late 1930s and for decades it remained hidden among the biggest fossil …

Paleontology

The Key to Answered Prayer: Pray Like God's Friend

How often does God answer your prayers? Of course, we know that God always answers prayers, it’s just that his answer is not always what we were …