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15 Most Horrifying Rare Diseases (NSFL)

15 Most Horrifying Rare Diseases (NSFL)

The world is out to get you. That's how I ended up feeling after compiling this list of horrifying, permanently scarring, eternally terrifying rare diseases. Genetic, infectious, parasitic and everything in-between, these 15 diseases scar their victims for life and scar us mentally having looked...

10 Most Evil Dictators on Earth

10 Most Evil Dictators on Earth

Unlimited power is apt to corrupt the minds of those who possess it” - William Pitt the Elder, British Prime Minister from 1766 to 1778. Our nations’ leaders are supposed to be paragons of virtue and strength, ever striving to better the populace’s lot in life and aid their country’s economic,...

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Giant Rat Species Found in Lost Volcano

A giant species of Rat has been found in Papua New Guinea that is one of the largest species on the planet. After watching the video of the rat it appears to be the size of a large house cat. The rat was found in a volcano that locals hardly ever venture into and where civilization is far and few...

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Telomian Dog Breed

A rare breed of dog that originates from Malaysia, the Telomian was named after the Telom River by its discoverer, anthropologist Dr. Orville Elliot. They were bred as vermin-controlling hunting dogs by aboriginal peoples in Malaysia known as the Orang Asli. The tribe built their houses in stilts...

10 Awesome Surfing Animals

10 Awesome Surfing Animals

It seems like every day human supremacy is encroached upon more and more by the animal kingdom. In 2007 we discovered that chimpanzees use sharpened sticks like spears when hunting, adding weaponry to the litany of tools used by animals. Then there are the stone hammers that capuchin monkeys use...

10 Deadliest Tsunamis in Living Memory

10 Deadliest Tsunamis in Living Memory

The idea of the earth tearing itself apart is terrifying enough, but the devastation that earthquakes cause is only intensified by the huge waves that can follow a massive seismic disturbance in the ocean bed. Often, coastal inhabitants have just minutes to flee to higher ground, and any delay can...

10 Most Incredible Sinkholes on Earth

10 Most Incredible Sinkholes on Earth

10 Most Incredible Sinkholes on Earth

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What Is a Pomelo?

A pomelo is a citrus fruit that is grown all throughout Asia, Malaysia, Tahiti, New Guinea and Fiji. It is considered the largest member of the citrus family. Other names for the pomelo include pummelo, pommelo, and jabong. Another name for the pomelo – shaddock – is not an Asian word, but is based...

10 Best Places to Take Your Kids in Central New York

10 Best Places to Take Your Kids in Central New York

If traveling to Upstate New York to scope out the wonderful fall foliage is on your agenda, or if you just happen to be passing through with the family, this is for you. The following kid tested, mother approved list of the (lesser known yet) truly great places to visit in Upstate New York is...

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Where Does the Us Oil Supply Come From?

Based on information provided by the US Department of Energy, 40 percent of the United States' energy requirements are being met through the use various petroleum products. This is a cause for concern among many people who think that the country should be implementing measures to slowly shift...