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Why Do Terrorists Operate From Brussels? The Answer is Not What You Think

Why Do Terrorists Operate From Brussels? The Answer is Not What You Think

In the wake of the terrorist attack on Brussels, many people have expressed surprised that terrorists are still operational in Belgium. Brussels has been a hotbed of jihadists for years. The Paris terrorist attacks were launched by ISIS members living in Brussels, so the country should have been on high […]

by March 26, 2017 0 comments Politics, Trending, World
There’s Something in There: New Scans Suggest Blockbuster Discovery at King Tut’s Tomb

There’s Something in There: New Scans Suggest Blockbuster Discovery at King Tut’s Tomb

The Curse of the Pharaohs suggests that there will be terrible implications whenever humanity dares to open a the mummy of an ancient Egyptian Pharaoh. The idea of the curse started in the 19th century when bad things seemed to happen when the tombs were discovered. The curse became infamous […]

by February 10, 2017 4 comments Science, Trending, World
Polish Explores Claim to Have Found Missing “Nazi Gold Train”

Polish Explores Claim to Have Found Missing “Nazi Gold Train”

Search teams descended on southwestern Poland this week to explore a mountain they believe holds the remains of the legendary Nazi “gold train,” which allegedly disappeared late in World War II. The legend has mesmerized the local population of Silesia for decades. According to rumors, as the Soviets advanced on […]

by February 8, 2017 6 comments World
Fascinating Facts About the Fourth of July

Fascinating Facts About the Fourth of July

  The history of the Fourth of July is a fascinating examination of American culture. Although Americans celebrate their independence on July 4, which is said to mark the day the Declaration of Independence was made, the reality is a little more complicated. John Adams advocated for celebrating independence on […]

by January 31, 2017 6 comments Politics, World
The Vikings Got There First: New Findings Confirm Vikings Discovered America Before Columbus

The Vikings Got There First: New Findings Confirm Vikings Discovered America Before Columbus

“In 1492 Christopher Columbus sailed the ocean blue.” This nursery rhyme helps students memorize the year that Christopher Columbus discovered North America. However, new evidence collected by archaeologists in Newfoundland is forcing historians to partially retract that statement. Columbus did sail to the Americas in 1492, but the Vikings got […]

by April 1, 2016 5 comments Trending, World
What You Don’t Know About the Pagan and Christian Origins of Easter

What You Don’t Know About the Pagan and Christian Origins of Easter

The modern holiday we know as Easter is a mix of traditions from both Christianity and Paganism. People have been celebrating themes of death and resurrection during the March or Vernal equinox for several millennia, in keeping with the renewal aspects mirrored in nature. Let’s take a closer look at […]

by March 16, 2016 6 comments Trending