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Myths About the Middle Ages We Need to Stop Believing

Bright Side has worked out which claims about the Middle Ages you should treat with skepticism. 12. People thought the world was flat. © depositphotos To be precise, the idea that the Earth was flat was present in pagan Scandinavia...

Largest And Most Epic Empires In History

  Achaemenid Empire – Circa 500 BC Info Source: https://en.wikipedia.org, Image: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Persepolis_24.11.2009_11-12-14.jpg As the 18th largest empire in all of history, the Achaemenid Empire (also called the first Persian Empire) is already impressive. At their...

Legendary Historical Figures Who Died Before Their Time

  Sylvia Plath Source: notablebiographies.com, Image: commons.wikimedia.org (public domain) Sylvia Plath was an American poet best known for her novel The Bell Jar, and for her poetry collections The Colossus and Ariel. She wrote poetry from...

Have You Seen These Hitler

Have You Seen These Hitler’s Paintings?

There is always a side to people we don’t know, like these paintings of a person who started the biggest war up to date. Some pictures indeed portrait a war (World War I) but...

When Dedication Triumphs Over The Obesity

When Dedication Triumphs Over The Obesity

The biggest problem was that her legs were so heavy. Walking more than a few feet was really difficult. Driving was out of the question. She couldn’t fit in a car. And she loved...

Blast Your Friends With These Nuke Facts

Blast Your Friends With These 15 Nuke Facts

There are approximately 2,700 U.S. nuclear weapons that are waiting to be dismantled and are retired. The peak number of U.S. nuclear weapons in North Korea during the cold war was 950. There are...

Shocking Anchient Egypt Facts Unearthed

Shocking Ancient Egypt Facts Unearthed

Ancient Egyptians were very tolerant of genetic and medical disorders. Dwarfism, for example, was quite common back then. However, the dwarfs were highly respected people. Amenemope, a pharaoh of the 21st Dynasty, wrote that...

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Weirdest Bridge Designs In The World

Lucky Knot Bridge, Changsha, China Unveiled to the public just last week, this knot-shaped, ribbon-like steel pedestrian bridge crossing the Dragon King Harbour River in the Chinese mega-city of Changsha was designed by NEXT architects....