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As people mourn the death of Coolio, a video resurfaced showing just how cool he was

There aren’t too many people who haven’t heard the song “Gangsta’s Paradise” by Coolio. It quickly climbed the charts after it was used in the soundtrack of the movie “Dangerous Minds” and brings nostalgia anytime it comes on the radio. Following Coolio’s unexpected death, it’s no wonder the song is being played again. But one […]

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All-female flight crews known as ‘Night Witches’ bombed the crap out of Nazi targets in WWII

If you like stories of amazing women, buckle up, because this one is a wild ride. During WWII, the Soviet Air Force’s 588th Night Bomber Regiment flew incredibly harrowing missions, bombing Germans with rudimentary biplanes in the dead of night. The Germans called them Nachthexen—”Night Witches”—because the only warning they had before the bombs hit […]

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3,700-year-old Babylonian stone tablet gets translated, changes history

This article originally appeared on 07.10.21 Dr. Daniel Mansfield and his team at the University of New South Wales in Australia have just made an incredible discovery. While studying a 3,700-year-old tablet from the ancient civilization of Babylon, they found evidence that the Babylonians were doing something astounding: trigonometry! Most historians have credited the Greeks […]