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    When did the Holocaust start?

    While it is customary to assign specific start and end dates to historical events, the reality is always more complex. The Holocaust is a case in point. Though it is associated with World War II, the ideology...

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    Static Electricity Facts – A Shocking Matter

    Did you know that the speed of electricity travels at 186,000 miles per second? Just imagine a huge bolt of lightning crashing to the surface in a blink. Now you know why the DC Comics hero, “The...

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    What is Cyber Security?

    In the modern world, warfare is no longer conducted with just weapons. Since everything from planes to smartphones are connected to computers, asymmetrical and non-traditional warfare programs stress the value of cyber security. Although worrying about a...

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    Is Tylenol an NSAID?

    About 2000 years ago, humans began using extract from willow bark as a treatment for pain and fever. Although they did not know it, they started humanity’s long relationship with NSAIDs, or Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs. NSAIDs are...

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    12 Most Dangerous Airports to Avoid

    In 2010, the History Channel developed a list of the ten most extreme airports around the world, based on dangerous terrain and poor runway construction. Many of these constitute the most dangerous airfields but not all, as...

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    The 12 Most Dangerous Drugs In America

    It’s no secret that drug use is rampant in America, with a staggering 70 million Americans admitting to the regular use of mind altering drugs. 100 people overdose on drugs every day in the United States, with...

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    How to win at carnival games

    No doubt you can win the giant panda. But how much dough do you want to blow on something that cost about 50 cents to make? The minds behind these games have set them so you’ll pay...

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    Cluster headaches : 10 best remedies

      If you’ve ever had a cluster headache, you know how painful it can be. These sudden-onset headaches have specific symptoms that identify them, such as: Sudden pain in one eye that may spread to other parts...

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    The 12 Most Dangerous Sports Of All Time

    Football has been catching a lot of heat lately due to traumatic brain injuries players have received. However, some sports throughout the ages have proven far more hazardous to one’s health–and life. As the weather gets warmer...

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    The Longest Running TV Show Of All Time

    What is the longest running TV show? There are a number of ways to approach this question. The first is the most obvious: duration or number of years. Meet the Press is the clear winner here. It...

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