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How was Russian mystic Rasputin murdered?

Grigory Rasputin, a mystic peasant who captivated the Russian imperial court, met his death at the hands of aristocratic enemies 100 years ago. Artem Krechetnikov of BBC Russian examines the grisly murder of Rasputin and finds that some details are … read more »

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The Nostradamus Predictions To Heed In 2017

Following the 2016 U.S. presidential election, many began to talk of the Nostradamus predictions and their validity in the wake of Donald Trump’s win. French physician and astrologer Michel de Nostradamus had penned a verse prophesizing what some believers consider … read more »

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Feathered dinosaur tail found encased in amber

Washington (AFP) – Researchers have discovered the partial tail of a feathered dinosaur that was preserved in amber some 99 million years ago, according to a study released Thursday. One of the lead authors, Lida Xing from the China University … read more »

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Stash of Water May Be Lurking Deep Beneath Earth’s Surface

A trove of water may be hiding more than 250 miles (400 kilometers) beneath your feet. That’s where the Earth’s mantle meets the crust. Geoscientists had long thought that below this transition zone (starting at 255 miles, or 410 km, … read more »

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Oakland warehouse operator sparks outrage for mourning loss of venue — not victims

The operator of the converted warehouse in Oakland, Calif., where a fire broke out during a dance party on Friday night, killing at least 33 people, has been widely criticized over his initial response to the tragedy. “Everything I worked … read more »

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Man Shot and Killed His Wife, 8-Week-Old Baby, and Mother Before Turning the Gun on Himself

A father and husband shot his wife, 8-week-old baby, and his mother in an Alaska hotel room Friday before turning the gun on himself. Police said they responded to a call at the Fairbanks hotel regarding a “suspicious circumstance,” and … read more »

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How My Sexuality Changed After My Husband Became My Wife

When I was a teenager, I met the person who would become my husband who would later become my wife. Our first meeting took place in our high school psychology class and we soon became friends, talking a lot on … read more »

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The big moneymaker in legal pot might have more to do with data than drugs

The average order is around $10 and cannabis can be delivered in as little as 15 minutes, said Eaze CEO Keith McCarty. But unlike its customers — marijuana dispensaries — Eaze is a tech company and one of a growing … read more »

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Original Bedrock of Jesus’ Tomb Revealed in New Images

New images from a conservation project in Jerusalem reveal the original limestone bed where the body of Jesus Christ is said to have been laid out after his crucifixion. The rock-hewn burial platform was exposed for just moments as conservators … read more »

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