29 January

Come for a show, stay for the atomic bombs in Las Vegas! Vegas is a gaming and entertainment mecca famous for its notorious nickname Sin City. People go there to indulge, believing the old maxim that “what happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas.” In other words, just about anything goes in Sin City, and no […]

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29 January

The 79 AD eruption of Mt. Vesuvius was so hot, it turned a man’s brain into glass. While many people know that Mt. Vesuvius buried the city of Pompeii, it’s less well known that the damage wasn’t confined to that city alone. Other towns in the area were also at the mercy of the volcano.  […]

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29 January

Let’s face it: sharks have a P.R. problem. But now just imagine walking sharks! Ever since Steven Spielberg made “Jaws” in the early 1970s, sharks have been thought of as terrifying underwater creatures that lurk just below the surface of the water – whether that’s in the ocean or a swimming pool! It’s an entirely […]

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29 January

As someone who has been in recruiting for over 10 years I can tell you the interview is vitally important to getting that new job you really want. During the interview process, there will most likely be at least 2 interviews, a phone interview and an in person interview. Both are important. Companies can of […]

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29 January

If you look around, you’ll notice one key trait in all self-made people; they are successful learners who understand what they’re doing in life. These people are masters at the art of learning. Before initiating a project, they make sure they understand what they’re getting themselves into and this trait alone helps them avoid dozens […]

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29 January

From a young age, we learned the essential skills of reading. This is a skill that we often don’t think much of, especially around the subject of comprehension strategies for adults. You’d think it’s rather weird at first. Adults all across the world are fully capable of reading anything. We’ve been doing that for decades. […]

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29 January

Featured in Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Feather Money Coils The Santa Cruz Islands sit in the Pacific Ocean just north of the continent of Australia. The home of sea-centric Polynesian societies, ocean-going outrigger canoes—known as tepukei—were central to villages’ survival for hundreds of years. Tepukei/Via MIT Because these crafts were so important in Santa […]

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29 January

Featured in Ripley’s Believe It or Not! It’s not easy being royalty. It may seem that kings, queens, and their families live charmed lives, but the delicate balancing act of domestic duties, foreign relations and the like ensure they’re pulled from responsibility to responsibility at a breakneck pace. For one king, though, a simple meal […]

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28 January

Venice is home to the iconic Caffe Florian, billed as the oldest cafe in the world. And this year marks its 300th anniversary. Coffee is probably the oldest and most beloved drink in the entire world. We drink it in the morning to jolt ourselves awake, again at midday to get a boost of energy, […]

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28 January

Mysterious burials have been found underneath England’s iconic Lincoln Cathedral. Four years ago, archaeologists, historians and other experts began excavating and renovating the Lincoln Cathedral in the East Midlands, U.K. This city is known as “cathedral city,” and the Lincoln Cathedral is the area’s most prized Gothic landmark. So far, in an amazing surprise, archaeologists […]

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