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5 Random News Stories from the Past Week w/c Monday 24th February 2014

5 Random News Stories from the Past Week w/c Monday 24th February 2014

Another week, another bunch of news stories. Some are worthy of attention, others not so much. Here, as usual, I have randomly selected 5 news stories from the past week; one of these stories has been at the forefront of the mind for many of us, whilst the others might be unknown altogether. Read on to see which stories I ...

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Top 5 Most Frightening Monsters in English Literature

Top 5 Most Frightening Monsters in English Literature

Throughout the entire existence of humanity, people have always taken a deep, dark interest in the occult. Why? Because, truth be told, we absolutely love a good ghost story from time to time. Now, it’s no secret that in Hollywood, horror movies mean big bucks. So very much revenue, in fact, that a film initially made on a $15,000 budget ...

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5 Prophecies From Nostradamus That Came True

5 Prophecies From Nostradamus That Came True

When people think of prophecies, this guy’s name often pops up and with good reason, it is thought that dozens of his prophecies have come true! When I decided to write this article, I wasn’t entirely sure how I would select them, so I opted to randomly open 5 pages of the book I picked up about Nostradamus’ prophecies. Tis ...

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5 Random News Stories From The Past Week – W/C Monday 20/01/2014

5 Random News Stories From The Past Week – W/C Monday 20/01/2014

From Marmegeddon to the possibility of life on another planet in the solar system, here you will find 5 random news stories from the past week that will make you laugh out loud, feel a little awestruck and possibly even marvel at the stupidity of some members of the human race. Read on to learn more about what’s been happening ...

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5 Things That The World Is Running Out Of

5 Things That The World Is Running Out Of

So, imagine my surprise when I was scrolling through my Facebook news-feed the other day and saw on a friend’s status that we are running out of chocolate! I admit to being slightly miffed at having had no idea that this was occurring. Anyway, after I managed to calm the panic attack, I decided to have a little nose and ...

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Top 5 Weird and Disgusting Foods from Around the World

Top 5 Weird and Disgusting Foods from Around the World

Ranging from still-beating animal hearts, to wine made from snake’s venom, some of the strangest and most revolting foods in the world are also often thought to be some of its greatest delicacies. The following Top 5 weird and disgusting foods are only but a few of the many disgusting dietary disasters offered up by other cultures, from Greenland into ...

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5 Common Christmas Traditions And Their Origins

5 Common Christmas Traditions And Their Origins

Why do we kiss under the mistletoe? Is there a reason for putting up a tree? Do you know why Christmas is celebrated on December 25th? If you’re interested in the answers to these, and other, questions, then read on.   5. Mistletoe Mistletoe has been part of many winter celebrations over the centuries, starting with the ancient Celtic Druids, ...

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5 Things You Might Not Know About Christmas

5 Things You Might Not Know About Christmas

It’s that time of year again! Christmas songs are blaring out of the radio and everywhere you go tinsel and fairy lights attract your attention. I really love this time of year, it’s so full of magic and the air feels like it’s electrically charged. So many amazing things happen at this time of year, and in this article I’d ...

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Top 5 Myths Most People Think Are Facts

Top 5 Myths Most People Think Are Facts

The best quality a fact has is that by definition it’s something that has been proven. Humans need to breathe, that’s a fact. Interestingly, “facts” circulate around the world that aren’t factual at all. Chain emails are sent, drunken facts are spewed and something once believed by science but now known to be false will never be corrected. The only ...

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Top 5 Worst Forms Of Torture

Top 5 Worst Forms Of Torture

Humans have a unique ability to think outside of the box, we don’t simply create shanties to live in based on our biological drives. We create art like “The Scream” or “Mona Lisa”, we’ve been able to create machines that can be used to keep our fellow humans alive and buildings that evoke a sense of wonder. The human imagination ...

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