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Hitler Was Nominated For The Nobel Peace Prize

Reading Time: 2 minutes Adolf Hitler was nominated for the Nobel Peace prize in 1939, the same year he started WWII. Why was Adolf Hitler nominated for the Nobel Peace prize? It wasn’t because he was a peaceful man, obviously. Nor was it because he was a charming fellow who wouldn’t harm a fly. It was done as a …

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Adolf Hitler Was Times Man Of The Year

Reading Time: 2 minutes As amazing as it seems that Adolf Hitler was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize, Time Magazine went one step further. Time usually names a man who has peaceful ambitions or has made great achievements in the name of mankind. But the reality is that Time names a person who has the biggest impact on …

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A Condemned Man Tried To Keep Blinking After His Head Was Cut Off

Reading Time: 2 minutes Can you keep blinking after your head is cut off? One man sought to answer this very question, but doing so would cost him his life. This is the story of a French chemist, who during the Reign of Terror in France, following the revolution, was sentenced to the guillotine. As a chemist he was …

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Benjamin Franklin Wrote a Fart Essay – Fart Proudly

Reading Time: < 1 minute US revolutionary Benjamin Franklin once wrote an essay on farts and called it “Fart Proudly.” It wasn’t as a child or teenager either. But he did write it as a it of a prank though. When he was living in France around 1781 he was asked to do a scientific paper for the Royal Academy …

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