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Amazing Story of a Man Who Survived Being Buried 40 Days
Image by Margaret Bourke-White, 1946 According to a fascinating report printed in the London Telegraph in 1880, a man was buried ‘in a condition of apparent death’ for 40 days and survived. No tricks or tomfoolery were involved, so how did h
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Some celebrities hang on to their impeccable style when pregnant, but others seem to favor comfort over fashion when they’re expecting. We look at the best and worst dressed pregnant celebs of 2013.
How the Ancient Romans Got Their Rocks Off in Pompeii
If you were an Ancient Roman in 79 AD and were looking for the original city of sin, then Pompeii was the place for you!
20 Amazing Facts About Camels
Camels might seem like dull, ill-tempered beasts; but actually they’re really quite amazing. Here’s why!
Sinister Images of Public Execution in the Wild West
In the American Old West, capital punishment was quite common. Lynching from trees and other forms of tough justice were the order of the day.
Birds Nests in the Most Bizarre Places
Image: Mike Harefield via The Telegraph Few doubt the brilliance of bird nest design, but it seems our feathered friends are just as ingenious
17 Biggest Buddhas on Earth
Some of the world’s largest Buddha statues – actual, destroyed and planned – all taller than 50 m (165 ft).
Germany’s Incredible Hanging Railway
Image via myinsterestingfiles The hanging railway in Germany’s western central city of Wuppertal (pronounced Voopahtahl) is the oldest monorail system in the world. Built in 1900, the Wuppertaler Schwe