5 Ways to Identify Fake News

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Among the many things that came out of the 2016 Presidential Campaign, the American public is treated to a new catch phrase known as “Fake News”. This phrase, which was originally coined by President Donald Trump, has actually become very popular in only a few years. In fact, President Trump …

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The Modern Coal Age

Modern age of coal

It doesn’t seem to matter how hard all the tree hugger keep trying to kill coal, they are obviously not succeeding at al.  According to a recent report that was published by the Energy Information Administration, and in spite of continual fear-mongering from the Democrats, coal is still a primary source …

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7 Famous Mythical Places

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All through history, humans have been enchanted upon hearing tales and stories about mythical cities, places, and paradises that reside in secret locations – or are forever lost in the sands of time. We will examine today the 7 famous mythical places of this world. These places are legendary and …

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3 Traits of Highly Intelligent People

Many of us see highly intelligent people as something beyond what we are. We believe that they are able to solve the problems of life much better than most people. However, the surprising fact is that those with above average IQ have the same kind of everyday problems as everyone …

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Why is Our Collective Self-Awareness Not Improving?

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In recent years, many executives in upper management have become more focused on improving the self-awareness of their employees. There are very good reasons for undertaking this task because studies have shown over and over again that whenever we view ourselves clearly, we benefit greatly. It allows us to be …

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Common Poisons That Were Used in History

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After people learn that they were able to kill with certain substances rather than using spears and knives, the act of poisoning was born. But, as with every other means of murder, the authorities eventually catch on to what is happening. So after people learned how poisons worked, and began …

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Are We Really That Happy?

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Happiness is something that all of us want. Whenever people are asked about their overall goals in their lives, the most popular response is usually happiness. They might not express that exact phrase, but the items they do list are things that they believe will make them happy. They usually …

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Life’s Building Blocks Discovered on Mars

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It is very easy for us to forget that since 2012, mankind has been driving around a nuclear-powered vehicle about the size of an ordinary SUV on Mars. This amazing feat of engineering is known as NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity, and has completely revolutionized our knowledge about the red planet. …

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Do you know the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World?

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The incredible displays of architecture and art referred to as the 7 wonders of the ancient world are a strong testament to the imagination, ingenuity, and hard work that mankind is capable of achieving. However, they are also reminders of mankind’s ability to disagree, destroy and glorify our egos. When …

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