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  • Up To 80 Percent of Wildfires Are Started By People

    Up To 80 Percent of Wildfires Are Started By People Wildfires aren’t as random as they might first seem. While it is true that they often times start during long periods of drought, high atmospheric temperatures, or lightning, wildfires are overwhelmingly started by people. In fact, five out of six wildfires in the US over […]

  • Elon Musk Announced That He’ll Send Two Tourists To The Moon

    Elon Musk Announced That He’ll Send Two Tourists To The Moon Elon Musk, ahead of the company Space X, made a stunning announcement in which he said that in 2018, two lucky tourists will be able to go to the Moon and back aboard one of his Dragon 2 spacecraft and the Falcon Heavy rocket. […]

  • Malbork Castle Is The Largest In The World

    Malbork Castle Is The Largest In The World Malbork Castle located in the town of Malbork in northern Poland is the largest castle in the world in terms of surface area. It was one of the many such castles built by the Teutonic Knights and follows the design of an Ordensburg fortress. This type of Ordensburg fortress […]

  • Ford Mustang – The Car That Defined All Other Muscle Cars

    Ford Mustang – The Car That Defined All Other Muscle Cars The Ford Mustang is without a doubt the car that has changed the course of American car history. The whole story began on April 17, 1964, when the Mustang was released. With its long hood and short rear deck, the car became the most successful […]

  • Dorian Leigh - The First Fashion Supermodel from the 1950s

    Dorian Leigh – The First Fashion Supermodel from the 1950s

    Dorian Leigh – The First Fashion Supermodel from the 1950s Dorian Leigh was born in 1917 in San Antonio, Texas. Her full name was Dorian Elizabeth Leigh Parker, and she went on to become one of the first, if not actually the first fashion supermodel, acquiring fame in both the United States, as well as Europe. […]

  • Buddhist Monk Was Hiding 4 Million Methamphetamine Pills In The Monastery

    Buddhist Monk Was Hiding 4 Million Methamphetamine Pills In The Monastery A Buddhist monk was caught by the Myanmar police with large quantities of methamphetamine pills in his car. The country, Myanmar, is one of the most Buddhist countries in the world, with some 48 million practitioners. However, the country is also known for its […]

  • A forest in Tropoja in northern Albania

    Albania Completely Bans Logging In The Country For The Next 10 Years

    Albania Completely Bans Logging In The Country For The Next 10 Years Albania is the first country in the world to ban logging in the country for the following ten years. And not only logging but all commerce and exports regarding timber. This decision comes after the country has seen a dramatic decrease in its forest […]