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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...

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...

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...

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,...

Swansons couple managed to ride the largest tsunami in history with their sailboat.

On July 9 1958, Lituya Bay in Alaska was hit by a massive earthquake, sending 30 million cubic metres of rock plunging into the...

Nicolas Cage was on the cover of a Serbian biology textbook from 1991 to...

So obviously, Nicolas Cage was also the face of a Serbian biology textbook between the years of 1993 and 2001, because Nicolas Cage binds...

Queen of England once “terrorised” Saudi Arabia’s King by driving him around.

In the wake of the death of Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah Friday, discussions and stories about the Saudi leader’s life and policies have dominated...

India qualified for the 1950 World Cup, but they refused to go.

The history of the India national football team dates back to the 1930s. They have never played in the World Cup, although they qualified...

Rap artist Nelly has sent two kids to college every year for the past...

The St. Louis rapper is familiar with the police brutality in Ferguson. During an exclusive interview, in promotion of his new single featuring Jeremih,...

The “Memorial” Diamond. It’s created from the carbon in the Ashes from a Loved...

Diamonds are forever — and your cremated remains could be too! A company in Switzerland called Algordanza, which means remembrance, is giving people the chance...
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