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Vile Vortices

Everything You Should Know About the Vile Vortices

What is a vile vortex? You’ve heard the chilling stories about that mysterious place called the Bermuda Triangle, right? Well, did you know that there are 11 other mysterious places where ships and plans simply seem to vanish? These 12 places are collectively called the Vile Vortices, and like their more famous sibling, they all hold some rather creepy …

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Fascinating Things You Didn’t Know About Salt

You might think you know a little something about salt. It comes in grains, it’s the only rock humans eat, it’s called sodium chloride, and it makes food taste amazing. While those are pretty interesting tidbits, there’s a whole lot more to salt than just that. There are facts about salt that will amaze you, and …

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The History Of The Number 0

The History Of The Number 0

The history of the number zero stretches from early civilizations in the fertile crescent (now known as the Middle East) all the way into modern times. This means the question of who invented the number zero has no simple answer, since different civilizations expanded upon the concept over many thousands of years. The basic history of numbers, at …

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What Will Actually Happen If All the Polar Ice Melts

What Will Actually Happen If All the Polar Ice Melts

The Earth hasn’t always been partially covered with ice. During the Eocene Epoch 50 million years ago, the planet was actually ice-free. So what happens if the glaciers melt today? What about the polar ice caps? What would actually happen if all that ice was gone? How would it change the world? Scientists have a pretty …

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28 Famous Firsts in Space Travel and Exploration

With the launch of the world’s first satellite, Sputnik, in 1957, the modern space age began, and countless space firsts would follow. By the end of the next decade, the first manned space flight and the first people in space were years in the past, and both Russia and the United States had developed space …

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Officials In South Carolina Are Warning Citizens Of Possible Lizard Man Sightings During The Eclipse

This sounds fake, but really, it is not. Authorities in South Carolina are advising citizens that it is entirely possible – and probable – that people will see the Lizard Man and/or Bigfoot during the Great American Eclipse, which happens on August 21. The total solar eclipse will bring darkness during the middle of the day – and with that comes …

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