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Dancing Mania

In July of 1518 in Strasbourg, France, a woman named Frau Troffea walked into the street and started to dance. She continued to dance...
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What Happened to the Mary Celeste?

Merchant vessel Mary Celeste was discovered floating unmanned and abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean on December 4th, 1872. The ship had been at sea...
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Mediterranean Ghost Town: Craco Italy

Craco, Italy is a commune and medieval village located in the Region of Basilicata and the Province of Matera, about 25 miles inland from...
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The Manhattan of the Desert: Shibam, Yemen

Deep in the middle of Yemen lays a town nearly two-thousand years old that pioneered skyscrapers.  Shibam, a town of about 7,000 people, was...
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Falling From Airplanes

Imagine being seated in the back of a plane and, while you're flying at 33,330 feet, the plane blows up in mid-air. After being...
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Over 200 Dead Bodies on Mount Everest

As of mid-2011, Mount Everest has claimed the lives of over 216 known mountain climbers. The area above 26,000 feet is called "the Death...