• MDF | 10 Strange Things That Happened When A Celeb Died Without A Will

    When people with the notoriety and fortunes of celebrities and beloved icons die, it is expected that they have their ducks in a row and...

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    When people with the notoriety and fortunes of celebrities and beloved icons die, it is expected that they have their ducks in a row and have a will to distribute their property and assets. However, this is not the case for many celebrities. Whether they were young like Heath Ledger (and maybe felt as though...
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  • MDF | 10 Rare Finds Proving The Ocean Is A Weird Place

    Deep under the waves, the ocean is not just a dark place. The underwater landscapes hold ancient events, mysterious animal behavior, and vast gardens of...

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    Deep under the waves, the ocean is not just a dark place. The underwater landscapes hold ancient events, mysterious animal behavior, and vast gardens of glass and octopuses. Each contributes new facts and riddles to this incredible aquatic world. However, the ocean also has a scary side—from wrecking the weather on land to blowing giant...
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  • MDF | 10 Weird But Fascinating Problems Faced By Ancient People

    We all know about the fundamental problems faced in the ancient past. People had too little food, too much disease, shabby clothes, and inadequate shelters....

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    We all know about the fundamental problems faced in the ancient past. People had too little food, too much disease, shabby clothes, and inadequate shelters. Human filth was inescapable. But past cultures also experienced more obscure problems. From supplemental fungus ingestion to prehistoric lead exposure and even prehistoric bedbug infestations, history is full of fascinating...
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  • MDF | 10 Really Peculiar Victorian Deaths

    Death is always a tragedy to those who have lost someone close to them. Sometimes, though, it’s hard for the rest of us to keep...

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    Death is always a tragedy to those who have lost someone close to them. Sometimes, though, it’s hard for the rest of us to keep a straight face, particularly when people die in a ridiculous way. And there’s no shortage of ridiculous deaths through history. The Victorians, who took death so seriously, must have struggled...
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  • MDF | 10 Absolutely Freaky Strange Substances Discovered By Science

    Even before the humble beginnings of philosophy in ancient Greece, humans have been obsessed with the idea of substances, where one material ends and another...

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    Even before the humble beginnings of philosophy in ancient Greece, humans have been obsessed with the idea of substances, where one material ends and another begins, and the general building blocks of life. But over the thousands of years that we’ve studied various materials, we’ve developed a good idea of what’s what. With the science...
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  • MDF | 10 Strange Societies You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

    Organizations are often a way for like-minded individuals to get together and discuss the topics which interest them. They may also begin with loftier goals,...

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    Organizations are often a way for like-minded individuals to get together and discuss the topics which interest them. They may also begin with loftier goals, and they may even work toward them to the benefit of others. Or these groups may end up as little more than social clubs for their members. Sometimes, these societies...
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  • MDF | 10 Modern Witch Hunts You Won’t Believe Happened Recently

    In the United States and other Western nations, children are often taught about the Salem witch trials that saw 19 men and women killed for...

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    In the United States and other Western nations, children are often taught about the Salem witch trials that saw 19 men and women killed for practicing witchcraft. These trials fell out of favor as society developed, but that’s not the case in other parts of the world. Across much of sub-Saharan Africa and other places,...
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  • MDF | 10 Reasons Angels Could Be An Alien Race Ignored By Science

    Although we will see specifically the Christian version of these beings, angels are an object of study and admiration in many cultures and religions around...

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    Although we will see specifically the Christian version of these beings, angels are an object of study and admiration in many cultures and religions around the world. In their variant recorded in the Holy Bible, these creatures are described as beings of extreme power and strength, responsible for performing tasks entrusted by God to fulfill...
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  • MDF | 10 Evil Winter-Dwelling Beasts From Folklore

    With thoughts of sugarplums dancing in your head, you may not be worried about what goes bump in the night during these long winter months....

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    With thoughts of sugarplums dancing in your head, you may not be worried about what goes bump in the night during these long winter months. However, Santa Claus and Jack Frost aren’t the only characters that come with the cold, dark winter. Throughout history, several mythical creatures and monsters have scared generations of people who...
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  • MDF | 10 Alleged Ultra Top Secret Shadow Government Projects

    The idea of “secret projects” such as MKUltra were once considered complete fiction and nothing but conspiracy theories. As were secret projects to influence the...

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    The idea of “secret projects” such as MKUltra were once considered complete fiction and nothing but conspiracy theories. As were secret projects to influence the weather or the use of remote viewers by such intelligence agencies as the CIA. However, we now know that these efforts existed, at least on an initial research and experimental...
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