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The 1883 eruption of Krakatoa, the most destructive volcanic events in history.

This huge eruption of Krakatoa in Indonesia was one of the most destructive volcanic events in history, killing 36,000 people. The volcano first erupted,...

5 Breathtaking Ghost Towns of 20th Century from Around the World.

It is hard to leave a home permanently unless there is a compelling reason for it. Throughout human history, people have migrated to escape...

Željava Air Base – Europe’s largest abandoned underground military airbase.

Željava Air Base - Europe's Largest Abandoned Underground Military Airbase In the decade between 1991 and 2001, the Yugoslav state had undergone several ethnic wars...

The Bloop was a strange, extremely powerful signal remaining unknown.

The Bloop was a strange, extremely powerful low-frequency signal detected by the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in 1997. The sound varied...

21 Pictures of Fukushima nuclear disaster taken five years later.

A nuclear disaster brings indescribable misery in its wake with many dead and survivors’ health permanently affected by nuclear radiation. It is such a...

In 1917, the harmful effects of radiation were still largely unknown.

In 1917, the harmful effects of radiation were still largely unknown, and radium was used as a glow-in-the-dark paint. The Radium Girls were watch-dial...
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Greece Was the First Country During WWII to Defeat an Axis Power.

The Greek army, though outnumbered three to one, was able to force the fascist Italians into retreating, with only seventy-seven aircraft, up against Italy’s 463...

This tragic disaster is the largest non-nuclear explosion since records began.

This tragic disaster is the largest non-nuclear explosion since records began, and is one of the deadliest industrial accidents of all time. On 16...

“Legally to Blame” for the Biggest Upset in Football History.

Football is undoubtedly the most popular sport around the world and many great teams have experienced wild upsets throughout their histories. There have been...
Greece Has the Most Archaeological Museums

Greece Has the Most Archaeological Museums in the World.

Taking into account the country’s rich history and culture this shouldn’t be a surprise to anyone. The most famous of all is the new...
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