• MDF | 10 People Who Died From Taking Selfies In Recent Times

    Selfies, defined as a self-portrait photograph typically taken with a smartphone in one’s hand or with the help of a selfie stick, are one of...

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    Selfies, defined as a self-portrait photograph typically taken with a smartphone in one’s hand or with the help of a selfie stick, are one of the most popular trends to make an appearance on social media in recent years. These kind of pictures are usually taken to boast about an event or an achievement or...
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  • MDF | 10 Unique Halloween Traditions From Around The World

    For most in the United States, October 31 is associated with trick-or-treating, carving pumpkins, and dressing up in creepy costumes. Halloween is big business in...

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    For most in the United States, October 31 is associated with trick-or-treating, carving pumpkins, and dressing up in creepy costumes. Halloween is big business in the United States and is the second-largest commercial holiday, lagging just behind Christmas.[1] These Halloween traditions are not universal, though. Many countries have their own unique ways of celebrating this...
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  • MDF | 10 Weird Things People And Businesses Have Tried To Trademark

    Trademarks are supposed to be unique. However, since there is no agreed definition of what we would consider unique, people and businesses have attempted trademarking...

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    Trademarks are supposed to be unique. However, since there is no agreed definition of what we would consider unique, people and businesses have attempted trademarking the weirdest of things. We mean they’ve actually tried to trademark colors, smells, and even the shape and sound of a motorcycle. Why would a company even think it owns...
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  • MDF | 10 Facts About Suicide And Their Implications

    Suicide is a tragic event as well as a subject of intense, often heated debate when it comes to a person’s right to take his...

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    Suicide is a tragic event as well as a subject of intense, often heated debate when it comes to a person’s right to take his own life. The German philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer once said about suicide, “They tell us that suicide is the greatest piece of cowardice . . . that suicide is wrong; when it is quite obvious...
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  • MDF | 10 Strange Things About The Westboro Baptist Church

    The Southern Poverty Law Center calls the Westboro Baptist Church (WBC) “arguably the most obnoxious and rabid hate group in America.”[1] They became notorious for...

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    The Southern Poverty Law Center calls the Westboro Baptist Church (WBC) “arguably the most obnoxious and rabid hate group in America.”[1] They became notorious for their protests of military funerals and their message, “God Hates America.” An Internet Explorer search for “God Hates Fags” takes you directly to Westboro’s web page. The WBC does more...
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  • MDF | 10 Common Things That Were Once Banned

    Some things that we take for granted today used to be illegal. They were banned, even though they were pretty much harmless. Often, those responsible...

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    Some things that we take for granted today used to be illegal. They were banned, even though they were pretty much harmless. Often, those responsible for these laws had motives other than the stated purposes of the bans. The once-banned items on this list range from sports to beverages to even holidays. And the holiday...
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  • MDF | 10 Most Unexpected Plane-Related Incidents To Happen In Recent Times

    Air travel is a convenient and affordable means of transportation. Airlines, not to mention the flight crew, do everything in their power to make sure...

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    Air travel is a convenient and affordable means of transportation. Airlines, not to mention the flight crew, do everything in their power to make sure their customers have a pleasant experience, no matter what their budget. Yet, nobody’s perfect. Airlines can make some hilarious mistakes, from painting a glaringly obvious misspelling on the side of...
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  • MDF | 10 Facts About The Moment Of Death From Modern Science

    No matter who you are, where you’re from, what you do, or how much money you make, death will eventually touch you. Since the dawn...

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    No matter who you are, where you’re from, what you do, or how much money you make, death will eventually touch you. Since the dawn of time, humans have pondered their own mortality. We await the fateful day when our lives will be over . . . and it will happen in an instant. Have you thought about what...
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  • MDF | 10 Psychological Experiments That Will Blow Your Mind

    The study of the human mind is fascinating. Understanding why we behave in the way we do could be the key to unleashing the full...

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    The study of the human mind is fascinating. Understanding why we behave in the way we do could be the key to unleashing the full potential of the human race. So it is inevitable, perhaps, that researchers push at the boundaries of acceptability when devising psychological experiments. Sometimes though, they go too far, and their...
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  • MDF | 10 Viral Photos That Were Proven To Be Hoaxes

    There is no denying that we are bombarded with fake images every time we go online. From the world of politics to the entertainment world,...

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    There is no denying that we are bombarded with fake images every time we go online. From the world of politics to the entertainment world, these pictures can range from photoshopped locations to hilariously doctored memes. It’s difficult to navigate which photos are the real deal and which are a complete hoax. These following images...
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