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India Pays 40 Actors To Mimic Large Monkeys To Solve Infestation Of Smaller Monkeys

March 13, 2021

Monkeys above Chandni Chowk, Delhi. (Chris Goldberg/Flickr) The people of New Delhi, India are dealing one of the most mind-boggling ...

When A Simpsons Episode Almost Changed What Australia Called Their Currency

February 9, 2021

The 1995 Simpsons episode "Bart vs. Australia" nearly started an international incident, but more importantly, it was almost responsible for...

The Toy Box Killer A.K.A. David Parker Ray: Serial Killer Who Sexually Tortured Women In His Trailer

January 7, 2021

David Parker Ray was one of America's most prolific and grotesque serial killers despite the fact that he was never...

How The World Reacted To Joe Biden Being Announced President In The 2020 Election

November 13, 2020

People celebrate in the streets after the major networks declare Joseph Biden the winner of the 2020 U.S. presidential election. (Sdkb/Wi...

Originalism: History Of The Word, Meaning, Definition, And Evolution

October 24, 2020

Scene at the Signing of the Constitution of the United States. (Howard Chandler Christy/Wikimedia Commons) "Originalism" is a word that's being toss...

How Long Did The 2000 Presidential Election Results Take? A Look Back At The Las...

October 23, 2020

Disenfranchised Voters Protest at the U.S. Supreme Court on December 11, 2000. (Elvert Barnes/Wikimedia Commons) What happened in the...

9/11 Heroes: Amazing Stories Of The Ones We Don't Hear About That Often

September 10, 2020

On September 11, 2011, the world came to a standstill when the Twin Towers were destroyed in one of the most heartbreaking acts of terrorism sin...

Hosting The Olympics: Cons Of The Olympics Coming To Your City

August 15, 2020

The Olympic Games began over 2,700 years ago in Olympia, Greece, where locals met every four years to play a number of athletic games in honor of the rul...

Pablo Escobar's Escaped Hippos Formed The Largest Hippopotamus Population Outside Of Africa

August 12, 2020

Playful hippos in the water in January 2015, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. PHOTOGRAPH BY Stacey Farrell / Barcroft Media. Getty ...

A Treasure Trove Of Nazi Artifacts Recently Discovered In Argentina

July 31, 2020

World War II ended in 1945, but the Nazi story didn't end there. With the German defeat inevitable, many top-ranking Nazi officials fled Europe and ...

The Mariana Trench: Mysteries, The Monster, And The New Sound We Found

July 29, 2020

Scientists are fond of telling us we know more about the surface of the Moon than we do about the depths of our own planet's oceans. This is part...

The Black NRA: How The NAAGA Is Changing The Gun Conversation In America

July 28, 2020

The National Rifle Association has traditionally been associated with a certain type of person: rural, male, and definitely white. The National...

The Panama Papers: How The Ultra Rich Got Caught Hiding Billions Offshore In 2016

July 8, 2020

In 2016, the Panama Papers were on the cover of every newspaper, and it felt like something big was about to happen. Just as quickly a...

33 New Species Found In A Poisonous Cave Untouched By Humanity For Five Million Years

June 26, 2020

Let's go back about 5.5 million years, about the time that the latest common ancestor of humans and chimpanzees roamed the Earth a...

Rarely Seen Photos That Reveal A Different Side To The 2000s

June 23, 2020

The following photos of the 2000s will definitely leave you looking closer and wanting more. Are they too hot for TV? That’s for you to decide… The aughts were ...

A Millionaire Orchestrated An Elaborate Treasure Hunt (And It Was Just Found)

June 18, 2020

Who hasn't dreamed of deciphering a cryptic map and discovering a hidden treasure chest worth millions of dollars? Of course, finding the ...

The Fascinating Conspiracy Theory About Bob Marley's Death

May 11, 2020

(Caspiax/Wikimedia Commons) On May 11, 1981, reggae's spiritual savior and biggest hit-maker, Bob Marley, passed away at what is now the University of Miami H...

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