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It's been proven that people who live in big, densely populated cities tend to walk faster than those who live in smaller towns. The question is why?
What Made the Merriam-Webster Dictionary Last So Long
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A Walk Through the Destroyed City of Berlin in July 1945
In this absolutely fascinating restored footage, you get a glimpse of the partly destroyed streets of Berlin in July 1945, mere months after the German surrender.
10 Most Mysterious Temples Around the World
Over the years these shrines have accumulated or covered up countless stories and secrets - these are the 10 most mysterious temples around the world.
Animal Spies: Fascinating Stories of Non-Human Agents
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Why the Ever Growing Demand for Succulents is Dangerous
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Joke: The Unhealthiest of Foods...
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Lambert is a rescued lion that likes rolling in his blanket! How cute!
Were You Aware of These English Language Mistakes?
Learn how to avoid some common English language mistakes by understanding some little-known truths.
These Are the Highest Valued Items to Survive the Titanic
Exploratory expeditions of the Titanic’s wreckage recovered these items which were then auctioned off for inordinately high prices.
Here’s How Corruption Triggered the French Revolution
Find out how widespread corruption among the the French monarchy and aristocracy led to the French Revolution.
The Unexpected Reason Behind the High Price of Cashews
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A Japanese Chef's Knife Could Cost $900, Here’s Why
One chef's knife produced at Takamura Hamono in Echizen, Japan, can cost $900. What makes these knives so special and coveted?
The Bizarre Hygienic Practices of the Victorian Era
We’re well aware that the hygienic practices of the people of the past centuries were not stellar, but who knew they were so bizarre!
Touching: When Deaf People Heard Sound for the First Time
In this heartwarming video, you will get to see various deaf and hearing impaired people express happiness at hearing for the first time.
Learn How These 10 Body Parts Got Their Names
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12 Unbelievable Facts about the Human Body
Do you think you know your body? These 12 facts might just surprise you...
Meet the Fastest Talker in the World, John Moschitta Jr.
Meet John Moschitta Jr., the world's fastest talker, and Guinness World Records winner, and watch the man speak as fast as 11 words per second!
Enrich Every Conversation With Some Fancy But Useful Words
These 15 words give us a fancy way to say normal things and a good chance to impress people with a supremely versatile vocabulary.
The Problem with Concrete and What Can Be Done About It
Concrete literally makes up the cities we live in, yet it also puts us in danger. What can be done about it? Find out in this video
Welcome to the Lodge Where You Can Eat With Elephants!
This safari lodge is unlike anything you've ever seen. Zambia's Mfuwe Lodge receives elephants as visitors, to the delight of its paying guests!
Let a Violin Rockstar Brighten Your Day
Professional violin player Ji-Hae's mission to bring beautiful music to everyone.
Was The First Famous War Photo in History Staged?
“The Valley of the Shadow of Death” is the first famous war photo in history, but journalists started questioning its genuineness. Was this famous photo staged?
10 Difficult Words in English Everyone Should Know
English has many difficult words with meanings that are nearly impossible to guess, which makes them super tough to remember. Here are 10 such words
Baby Ducks Make for Poor Students!
Poor Little Duckling Trying to Stay Awake...
10 Things You Didn't Know Were Invented By Native Americans
Learn about some super useful inventions that the Native Americans contributed to the world.
Sohei: The Buddhist Warrior Monks of Medieval Japan
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Here's How People Are Helping Seniors In The Corona Scare
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The Old Norms of Politeness Can Be the Best and the Worst
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You'll Never Guess How These Brazilians Learn English.
A fantastic idea that helps two groups of people that benefit each other.
This Inventor Designed 800 of the World’s Most Iconic Toys
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These Unique Kitchen Gadgets Would Make Your Life Easier
How many of these unusual kitchen tools have you used?
WOW! These Men Must Have Nerves of Steel!
Vince Reffet and Noah Bahnson are thrill-seekers who love jumping off mountains. In this breathtaking video, they fly through the Alps.
23 School Lunches From Around the World
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North Koreans On What Living in North Korea is Like
In this video, North Koreans will answer the web's most searched questions about North Korea.
Hallelujah! Watch Leonard Cohen Perform His Popular Song
Watch Leonard Cohen spellbind a London crowd with his magical rendition of the "Hallelujah" song.
How Come Humans are The Only Species To Have Language?
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How To Live Forever by Buster Martin!
Meet Buster Martin, the oldest worker in the History of England, who worked until he was 104 years old, every single day.
15 Unusual Musical Instruments From Around the World
These are perhaps the most peculiar musical instruments you could possibly imagine.
The Art Dealer Who Had to Prove His Paintings Are...Fake?
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Watch 23,000 Dominos Fall in Less Than a Minute
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20 People Who Went the Extra Mile for the Perfect Proposal
It takes a lot of work, but these men decided to start off their married life with the most romantic proposals organized around the world
6 World Famous Figures Who Kept Their Identity a Secret
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