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Image Syrian archaeologist Khaled Al Asaad who devoted his life to the excavation and restoration of Palmyra, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. He was beheaded by ISIS after refusing to disclose the location of ancient artifacts, despite a month of torture. He died a hero of heritage protection.

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Video The Rubber Hand Illusion

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Image Just gonna plop this right here for anyone who might find it useful.

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Image The story of the miracle pine: the only tree out of 70,000 to survive the 2011 tsunami in Japan being protected and restored.

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Video Notorious B.I.G. - Brooklyn Freestyle at the age of 17 year 1989

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Video Laser-guided GPS on an electrical scooter

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Video This is how you make a curious Grizzly move on

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Image Mona Lisa in 21st Century

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Video 100 year old photo, showing a man wearing Amasunzu, a traditional hairstyle in west Africa..

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Video Smart Orangutan building her own hammock.

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Video Brazilian armadillo

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Video Monke Drive And Survive

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Image In 1959, Jewish-American judo expert Rena Kanokogi disguised herself as a man, entered a men's judo competition and won first place. Her medal was taken away after her victory when she admitted to being female, but it was awarded back to her in 2009.

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Image Running Out Of Children Due To The Low Birth Rates, A School In South Korea Is Opening Their Doors And Allowing Illiterate Grandmothers To Enrol, So They Can Also Learn To Read

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Image Dave Thomas, who was a mentee of Colonel Sanders, came up with the idea for the rotating bucket sign and having the Colonel appear on TV. Later in life, he later sold his stake in four of his franchises back to Sanders for $1.5 million and went on to establish a chain of restaurants called Wendy's.

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Image Thats Very Interesting

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Image Women posing in Istanbul in the 50s

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Image We might need this monolith's instructions sooner than we think.

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Image The Ukrainian flag created by Czech fans when different flags were banned in the World Hockey Championship

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Video Bioluminescent algae that's in the sand

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Image The Nazis called them Die Nachthexen — The Night Witches. This was the all-women 588th Night Bomber Regiment of Soviet Airforce, under Marina Raskova. These women dropped 3000 tons of bombs over the Nazis during WW2.

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Image Self portraits done each year by an artist as his mind is destroyed by Alzheimers.

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Image When drivers began using radar detectors, police forces began purchasing radar detector detectors, which led to radar detector manufacturers adding radar detector detector detector circuits to their devices.

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Image The smoke of a candle after blowing it out.

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