The Tallest Unoccupied Building In The World

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Ice That Is As Hot As The Sun

Superionic ice, it is both solid and a liquid and is over sixty times denser than usual water ice. In fact, it forms only when hit by temperatures as high as on the Sun’s surface. And for the first ...

The Worst Witch Hunt in History

Most people have heard about the Salem witch trials that took place in Massachusetts in the 17th century. As well, many are probably aware of the Spanish Inquisition that was taking place on the other...

The Time-Traveling Teachers

Many people dream of being able to travel back in time. The chance to see what life was like decades, or even centuries, ago sounds appealing to some. And if their story is to be believed, two English...

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The Tallest Unoccupied Building In The World

Coming in at a whopping 105 stories and 330 meters tall the Ryugyong hotel is a pyramid-shaped skyscraper in Pyongyang in North Korea. The name of the hotel actually translates to “Capital of Willows” and is one of the names that historically was used to refer to Pyongyang. Some, however, like t...

It Would Take You 6 Billion Years To Beat This Supercomputer

This ultrapowerful supercomputer is so fast and shiny it puts every other supercomputer to shame, just unveiled in a ceremony at the physics laboratory in Tennessee, it is named Summit. At this moment it has not been confirmed but it is believed to be the fastest supercomputer in the world. The inte...

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Every Panda In The World Is Owned By China

No matter where the panda is or in what realm of the world he is wandering, one thing they all have in common is they are actually all owned by the Chinese government. And they make quite a hefty sum of money from leasing them out every year. The panda is arguably one of the…...

Switzerland Has Accidentally Invaded Liechtenstein Three Times

You may not have heard of the small country of Lichtenstein, a tiny country in central Europe which is landlocked by Germany, Switzerland, and Austria. It is a microstate, and still has a constitutional monarchy with the Prince of Liechtenstein at the top. But that didn’t stop Switzerland accident...

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Even Baby Giraffes Are Allowed A Cake On Their Birthday

Just one year ago millions of people were on the edge of their seat, all fixated on an unlikely hero – a new baby giraffe. The heavily pregnant mother giraffe called April was slowly trotting around her zoo and there was a great excitement in the air for the birth of her baby. On April…...

Saving A Whole Village With Rainbow Art

Everyone loves a rainbow, the beautiful colors and different hues always make you smile. And that is what one Taiwanese pensioner thought when he made a desperate attempt to save his village. Armed with only a paintbrush, 93-year old Huang Yung-Fu turned his town into a vibrant rainbow and in the pr...