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10 Nazi War Criminals Who Escaped Justice Because They Were Useful to the US

During WWII, thousands of German scientists, engineers, technicians, and other experts, participated in atrocities that could have resulted in prison …

World History

11 August 117 AD – Hadrian is proclaimed emperor in Antioch (#Hadrian1900)

On the 11th of August 117 AD, the news of Trajan’s death in Selinus reached the 41-year-old Hadrian at Syrian Antioch where he was stationed as …

Ancient History

Only 10 Per Cent Of People In The World Can Pronounce Every Word In This Poem

Have you ever heard someone say that English is the hardest language to learn and thought 'yeah, whatever mate'? Well now it makes perfect sense.<p>Ask …

Literature

Yes, You Should Still Change Your DNS Settings for Better Internet

The DNS (Domain Name System) server settings on your laptop, phone, or router are your gateway to the web—converting easy-to-remember domain names …

Information Security

A Delectably Mouthwatering Smoked Watermelon That Looks, Smells and Slices Like Smoked Meat

Ducks Eatery in New York City has brilliantly created a truly unique delectably mouthwatering way to serve watermelon. They first strip the fruit of …

Food

15 Tips For Creating A Fictional World That Actually Makes Sense To The Reader

From Narnia to Neverland, literature is filled with fictional realms. There are High Fantasy worlds like Middle-Earth or Westeros, where everything …

Creative Writing

The Weird Reason Roman Emperors Were Assassinated

Ancient Rome was a dangerous place to be an emperor. During its more than 500-year run, about 20 percent of Rome's 82 emperors were assassinated …

World History

Ants build hanging bridge to attack wasp nest

Astonishing footage captures the moment a million army ants worked together to build a bridge designed to help invade a giant wasp nest.<p>The highly …

Zoology

This keyboard shortcut will revolutionize copy and paste on your Mac

Did you ever copy some text from a Word document, or from the web, and paste it into an email, only to have the pasted text keep its stupid 24-point Comic Sans formatting? Maybe you had to select everything, then start futzing with the Mac’s font panel to get the new text to match.<p>The way to fix …

Keyboard Shortcuts

Donald Trump can't stand how much he loves the press

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you know one fact about President Donald Trump, it's that he hates the media. Like, hates with the white-hot passion of 1,000 suns.<p>That fact is, in, um, not actually a fact at all. Trump craves the media's attention and, yes, even its approval. Just listen closely to his anti-media riffs …

Donald Trump

Donald Trump accuses Queen of being late and keeping him waiting

Donald Trump was said to have kept the Queen waiting during their meeting at Windsor Castle when he visited last month.<p>However, he’s come up with his …

Donald Trump

Stone Age mass graves on Scottish islands could be filled with prehistoric TSUNAMI victims who were wiped out 5,500 years ago, controversial new study claims

Stone Age mass graves unearthed on Scottish islands could have been used to house prehistoric tsunami victims, according to a controversial new study.<p>…

Archaeology

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29 Fotos, die Deutsche raffen und den Rest der Welt total verwirren

Mit den Top-Hits: „Tja”, „Aha” und „Na”.

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Jason Spencer, US politician pranked by Sasha Baron Cohen, to resign after yelling racial slurs in show

A Republican politician has been forced to resign after footage emerged of him shouting racial slurs in a US television show.<p>Jason Spencer, a Georgia state representative, was duped by comedian Sacha Baron Cohen into dropping his trousers and shouting the N-word in an apparent attempt to deter …

Georgia (U.S. State)

For Serious Writers Only: Why Most People Won’t Succeed at Writing

If You Think Writing is D****d Difficult, You’re On the Right Track<b>“I am irritated by my own writing. I am like a violinist whose ear is true, but</b> …

Creative Writing

The Nazi Board Games of World War II

During World War II, the Nazis fueled children’s enthusiasm for both their war effort and genocide partly by stocking toy stores with …

Board Games

Michael IV the Paphlagonian

Michael IV the Paphlagonian was Byzantine emperor from 1034 to 1041 CE. He had an affair with Empress Zoe, then married her and was crowned emperor …

World History

How I Stopped Sabotaging My Writing Goals: Confessions of a Late Bloomer

<b>Despite long-standing aspirations of writing a book, initial successes with short stories and essays, and a healthy career in publishing, Andrea</b> …

Writing

12 Photographs Mainstream Archaeology Does Not Want You to See

Conventional archaeology propagates the notion that the further we look back into history, the more archaic the civilizations we see and the more …

Archaeology

7 facts about the Hundred Years’ War

The Hundred Years’ War (1337–1453) was a series of conflicts fought between England and France over succession to the French throne. It lasted 116 …

World History

Yes, Trump Is a Narcissist — But It's Literally A Million Times Worse Than That

Yes, the hallmarks of narcissism are painfully obvious in the president of the United States. The endless projection. The delusion of grandeur …

Trump’s last 2 attempts to discuss foreign policy have been complete and utter disasters

"I have no message."<p>During a news conference on Thursday ahead of his trip to Great Britain, President Trump was asked an extremely basic question …

Listen To The Seikilos Epitaph, The World’s Oldest Complete Musical Composition

Written sometime between 200 B.C. and 100 A.D., the Seikilos epitaph is the oldest complete musical composition in existence — hear it for …

Archaeology

The Bayeux Tapestry with knobs on: what do the tapestry’s 93 penises tell us?

The Bayeux Tapestry is one of the most famous and recognisable historic documents in the world, telling the story of the Norman Conquest of England …

If You Wanted to Know How Trump Would Treat America, Just Look at How He Treated His Chauffeur for Over 25 Years

For 25 years, Noel Cintron had one of the worst jobs in America. For 25 years, Cintron drove a large orange tub of sherbet extract around New York …

When Trump attacked Germany in Brussels, his aides pursed their lips and glanced away

President Trump kicked off his trip to Europe with a biting critique of the United States’ longtime allies, declaring at a breakfast meeting that Germany “is captive to Russia.” Next to him, three of his senior officials seemed uncomfortable at times, pursing their lips and glancing away from the …

Donald Trump