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There Were So Many Bathers, Could They Find the River?

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The Kumbh Mela is a tradition within the Hindu faith where the faithful gather for ceremonial bathing in a sacred river. On February 10, 2013, over thirty million people participated at Allahabad, India, making it the largest peaceful gathering of people for one day’s event.

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The Real-Life Story of Agatha Christie’s Greatest Unsolved Mystery

Agatha Christie’s name is synonymous with mysteries. The author of such classics as Murder on the Orient Express, The Murder of Roger Ackroyd, and Death on the Nile, her novels have sold more than 2 billion copies. Her most popular novel, And Then There Were None, has sold more than 100 million copies. Guinness World…

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Interesting, Curious, and Freaky Facts about the Mighty Hoover Dam

When it comes to dams, there are plenty to consider. There is China’s Three Gorges Dam that is so big that it slows the earth’s rotation. There is another Chinese dam whose collapse was the greatest structural failure in history. There is the world’s largest dam that happens to have been built by beavers. And,…

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