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Prisoner escapes by faking a bail letter 9/2/2015 • Gloria Vargas

A witty scammer Neil Moore smoothly escaped from the London prison, deceiving the prison guards and the authorities of the colony.

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The eco-friendly floating city by AT Design 9/1/2015 • Jason Sheehan

The project of an ocean city under the name of Eco Atlantis has been developed by the company AT Design which specializes in formalization of innovative architecture ideas. The grand project will be brought to life by Chinese engineers from China Communications Construction Company. It has been claimed that the main aim of the project will be eco-friendly expansion of the urban areas in order to broaden the horizons of the future for the human race.

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Elevators with no doors 8/31/2015 • Dean Braun

Several decades ago when elevators ascended and descended at a slow pace, innovations had to be done to the current design to improve efficiency. The solution was the invention of elevators with no doors.

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Why you should be afraid of women: the legend of Aristotle and Phyllis 8/30/2015 • Porsche Presley

Aristotle once called a woman a wild and mindless human being. Unfortunately, the Fate decided to have the revenge on the great philosopher for having been such a sexist. The story of Aristotle's humiliation cannot be considered as the genuine truth, but still it could be a lesson for those who think of women as harmless and appeasable creatures.

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Mourning rings were popular in Europe up to the 19th century 8/29/2015 • Elizabeth Bandayrel

People always remember those who passed away. The tradition of grieving for the bereavement is as old as the civilized society itself.

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A 6 foot 5 inch model 8/28/2015 • Porsche Presley

An American model that is referred to as the highest model in the world is 2.02 meters high.

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Nail houses 8/27/2015 • Rroberts

When new structures are planned to be built on old land, all the houses on it have to be demolished and the owners have to move. But sometimes, the owners do not want to.

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In 1971 terrorists occupied the supreme body of state power in Moscow. But this was kept in secrecy until now. 8/26/2015 • Murphy

On February 24, 1971, at 11 in the morning the Home Secretary of the USSR Nikolay Schelokov receives a message of high importance: terrorists have occupied the Presidium of the Supreme Council of the USSR! The situation is more than extraordinary – terrorists are in the center of Moscow, just near the Kremlin walls!

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There were times when guns with a single barrel were not enough 8/26/2015 • Giovanna

In modern warfare, most of the effort is put into creating precise weapons that can be aimed. That was not always the case.

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5 funny laws of France 8/25/2015 • Laslo Bako

There are a lot of weird and strange laws all over the world and France is not an exception. Some of the laws were introduced long time ago and nobody remembers what the reason was.

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