Celebrate Humanity’s Wonderful Weirdness By Learning About Global Superstitions

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Celebrate Humanity's Wonderful Weirdness By Learning About Global Superstitions

Nothing speaks to the uniqueness of a nation and its people quite like superstitions. These nonsensical behaviors become normalized over time, but the second we shift our gaze to another culture’s superstitions (just after throwing salt over our shoulders, no doubt), we’re confronted with their inherent strangeness. By exploring superstitious behaviors from around the world, […]

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Some Animal Pregnancies Are So Strange, They Don’t Even Seem Real.

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Some Animal Pregnancies Are So Strange, They Don't Even Seem Real.

Mothers will tell you that pregnancy is a beautiful experience. The joy of bringing life into the world and the connection they feel while the little one grows is something so amazing it can’t even be put into words. It can also be incredibly painful, frustrating and, frankly, pretty gross. Even that will seem mundane after […]

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This Ship Made Many Successful Cruises, But The Last One Was Anything But A Vacation

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This Ship Made Many Successful Cruises, But The Last One Was Anything But A Vacation

The SS Morro Castle received its name from the towering fortress that guards Havana Bay. The massive ocean liner set sail on its final voyage in August 1930 from New York to Havana and back again. For many guests aboard the luxury ship, sailing was a means of escaping the Great Depression and Prohibition to […]

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What Just Happened In This New York Canal Is Seriously Crazy

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What Just Happened In This New York Canal Is Seriously Crazy

On Monday, November 14, passersby were greeted with an alarming sight at the Shinnecock Canal in Hampton Bays, New York. The water was filled with thousands of bunker fish, which were squeezed together as tightly as sardines in a can. Unfortunately for the fish, this meant that they would run out of oxygen and die. […]

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Instead Of Dying From Neglect, These Children Were Saved And Raised By Wild Animals

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Instead Of Dying From Neglect, These Children Were Saved And Raised By Wild Animals

You’ve probably heard the expression that someone was so wild, it’s like they were “raised by animals” before, but have you ever considered the fact that this has actually happened to people throughout history? When these children were faced with situations of neglect, abandonment, or abduction, they had to learn to fend for themselves in […]

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These People Were Really Serious About Trying To Fake Their Own Deaths

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These People Were Really Serious About Trying To Fake Their Own Deaths

In our very interconnected modern world, the idea of faking your own death might actually seem kind of insane. All it takes is one accidental tweet or status update on Facebook for someone to figure out you’re not actually dead. However, back in the 1800s and early 1900s, faking your death was actually pretty easy. […]

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Here Are The 22 Most Unbelievable And Strange Ways People Have Died. It’s Morbidly Interesting.

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Here Are The 22 Most Unbelievable And Strange Ways People Have Died. It's Morbidly Interesting.

Our lives are unique journeys, but so are our deaths. Every human life is like a snowflake, never to be repeated or copied in any way. No one can say they ever see their deaths coming, but it would have been impossible for these 22 people to even guess how it would happen for them. […]

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