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Berliners open their doors for ultra-intimate concerts

People are gathering in Berlin for ultra-intimate gigs in people’s homes – and even on their balconies. Thomas Rogers explores a scene where the most intimate venue is the best.<p>At 7pm on a Friday night, a dozen people are standing anxiously in a Berlin classroom, listening to Lorenz Pöllmann take …

Germany

Heaven Is Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland

With fewer than 2,500 people wandering about the streets of this scenic Swiss village, Lauterbrunnen is the perfect place for those who want to take …

When The New York City Subway Was The Most Dangerous Place On Earth

3 Founding Fathers And The Awful Things They Did

Source: Wikipedia<p>The Fourth is here, and with it come the usual traditions: barbecue, fireworks, and the tacit agreement among Americans to not look …

George Washington

Here's What 19th Century French Artists Thought The Year 2000 Would Look Like

1 of 23<p>A couple "listens" to the newspaper.<p>2 of 23<p>The French envisioned that wheeled shoes could make walking faster.<p>3 of 23<p>Cars "battle" one another.<p>…

The 10 Most Fascinating (And Terrifying) Fringe Sciences

Black holes, parallel universes and teleportation: these fringe sciences can be as cool as they are scary.<p>Fringe science is any field of scientific …

6 Dramatic Chemical Reactions To Try At Your Next House Party

Wanna make friends but are bad at small talk? Bone up on some science and impress your soon-to-be significant other at a party with these amazing …

When America Was A Desert: Haunting Images Of The Dust Bowl

1 of 48<p>Children of a migrant fruit worker in Berrien County, Michigan, July 1940.<p>2 of 48<p>Farm machinery buried by a dust storm near a barn lot in …

The Macabre Sculptures Within The Bone Church

If you happen to venture into the Czech Republic’s small suburb of Sedlec, you may stumble upon the Cemetery Church of All Saints. The structure …

The 6 Spookiest Hotels In The World…That You Can Actually Visit

The hotel’s haunted past makes it a very popular tourist destination.<p>Fear is a primal sensation felt by every human being. It’s something unifying – …

A Dwarf Documents His Life And Interactions With Others In New York City

Jonathan Novick gives us a rare insight into dwarfism–and not the kind of “rare insights” that appear nightly on TLC–in this short-length …

5 Unsolved Serial Killings That Will Haunt You

A police officer visits a memorial for the West Mesa victims. Source: Albuquerque Journal<p>Unsolved Serial Killings: The Freeway Phantom<p>Source: …

Crime

Enter Pyongyang

Blending time-lapse photography, HD and digital animation, videographer Rob Whitworth takes us into the seldom-seen city of Pyongyang, North Korea. …

The Scariest Riots To Take Place In 2014…So Far

Source: The Telegraph<p>National and international news sources have spent the past several days keeping a close eye on the riots rocking Ferguson, …

4 Of The Most Evil Science Experiments Ever Performed

Image Source: Photobucket<p>At their best, scientists represent the best in humanity: intelligence, curiosity, and skeptical rigor. This allows …

Ferguson Protests Through The Eyes Of A Teenager

Throughout the Ferguson riots, we’ve heard from journalists, activists and–after some significant delays–the police. But the voices of teenagers, …

Stolen Youth: Child Brides Around The World

1 of 20<p>2 of 20<p>In India, 47% of girls marry before age 18. Although it doesn’t have the highest percentage of child brides in the world, it has the …

Jack the Ripper and the Suspect-Vacuum

In the autumn of 1888 a serial killer dubbed ‘Jack the Ripper’ killed and mutilated at least four prostitutes around Whitechapel, East London. He was …

Adolf Hitler's Private Will and Testament - text

<b>My Private Will and Testament</b><p>As I did not consider that I could take responsibility, during the years of struggle, of contracting a marriage, I have …

Joseph Goebbels - a summary

<b>Paul Joseph Goebbels was the third of five children born to a Catholic family in Germany, on 29 October 1897. An educated and intelligent man, he</b> …

Jean-Paul Sartre - Philosophy In An Hour

Jean-Paul Sartre was the most popular philosopher in history – during his lifetime. His work was known to students, intellectuals, revolutionaries, …

When murderers were hanged quickly

<b>Fifty years ago the last murderers were hanged in the UK. It brought to an end an era of extraordinarily swift capital punishment.</b><p>At 08:00 on Thursday 13 August 1964, two keys turned in the locks of two prison cell doors - one in Manchester, the other in Liverpool. Moments later, two men were dead, …

Human Rights

The King of Wales is Murdered

Gruffydd ap Llywelyn was the first, the last and the only King of Wales. For centuries Wales had been split into petty kingdoms, in shifting patterns …

The Visigoths sack Rome

At its height the Roman Empire stretched from Britain and the Atlantic to North Africa and Mesopotamia. In the fourth century AD, however, what Pliny …

Robert the Bruce: champion of Scotland or murderous usurper?

On 23 and 24 June 1314, Robert Bruce, king of Scotland, faced King Edward II at Bannockburn in the decisive battle of the Wars of Scottish …

Was Edward the Black Prince really a nasty piece of work?

<b>A newly discovered letter that has lain unread for over 600 years is forcing a rethink of a 14th Century prince with a controversial reputation, writes Luke Foddy.</b><p>He was the superstar of his age, winning his spurs in battle aged just 16. But the reputation of Edward of Woodstock - or the Black …

European History

A brief history of human filth

How did people deal with perspiration and other bodily odours in earlier centuries? Amanda Vickery reveals all...<p><i>This article was first published in</i> …