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Secrets of US banknotes: do they have a Masonic sign, why are they called bucks?

Today, the American dollar is rightfully the most demanded currency in the world market and has value in almost all…

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8 bad events that led to positive consequences

Although bad events are seen as completely negative, they are sometimes followed by positive improvements that partially compensate for the…

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What happened to the brains of President Kennedy and Einstein after they left?

The 35th US President John F. Kennedy and the famous physicist Albert Einstein turned out that scientists tried to study…

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How former maid, Martha Matilda Harper, created the first hairdressing and chain of salons run by women

Martha Matilda Harper, a seven-year-old girl, given into service in the worst traditions of slave-owning America, could not count on…

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Dudleytown – A damned zone

Dudleytown – a small abandoned town in Cornwall County (USA, Connecticut) – has long been notorious. The reason for this…

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The Roswell incident: truth and fiction

The alleged UFO crash near the American city of Roswell has turned into one of the greatest mysteries of American…

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The dangerous waters of Jacob’s Well

Jacob’s Well has a diameter of 4 meters and a depth of 35 meters. The Well is very dangerous. The…

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5 American women who became princesses or queens

From dirt to Kings. These 5 American women who repeated the fate of Meghan Markle.

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Old man of the lake: log that has been breaking laws of physics for 100 years

The locals still “remember” the volcanic eruption 7,700 years ago – and tell about this event in their own way,…

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What happened to the US lady who kissed Hitler against his will?

At the 1936 Berlin Olympics, Californian Carla de Vries grabbed Hitler’s face and gave him a short kiss as he…

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7 things that have not disappeared since the Middle Ages

We perceive the Middle Ages as one of the most unpleasant periods in the history of humankind: dirt, disease, hunger,…

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Why did Alcatraz close and why do criminals call it hell on earth

The old Alcatraz prison structure now houses a museum, the setting, and mood of which harkens back to the days…

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