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A few ways to kill time!

The most effective way to kill time is create a facebook account! Yes, it is anything but true. You will not even feel how your clock will start to run as if its on a cross country! Weather or not you accept, but within a month you will be a stalker who knows to dig…

Rio Carnival Attracts Record 2.2 Million People

It’s that part of the year when Rio de Janeiro comes to life to celebrate one of the oldest and most loved carnivals of its history. This year, the out-pour has been phenomenal with street parties attracting an unprecedented 2.2 million people! The Cordao da Bola Preta carnival which has been a leading event on…

Genocide by ruthless Leaders – Top 5 on the list

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1. Joseph Stalin Arguably the most cruel and sadistic of all leaders, Joseph Stalin would have enjoyed being at the top of this list. Since gaining power 1922 as General Secretary of the Communist party until his demise in 1953, his rule was marked by famines, political murders, human rights violation and refusal of foreign…

Earthquake that shook history – Top 5 on the list

Earthquakes that shook history - Top 5 on the list

Earthquakes are caused by the movement of earth’s crust, which is divided into tectonic plates. In their wake, they leave extreme devastation. Here is a list of the top 5 authenticated earthquakes in recorded history. 1.Southern Chile, May 22, 1960. An earthquake that was 9.5 on the Richter scale and left 1665 dead. 2. USA,…

Firearms carved their name in history – Top 5 on the list

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1. AK-47 Assault Rifle Developed by Mikhail Timofeyevich Kalashnikov in 1949, Avtomat Kalashnikova 47 is a gas operated selective fire assault rifle that uses 7.62x39mm bullets with a standard 30 rounds ammo clip. This remarkable assault rifle is extremely rugged, reliable, and terrifyingly easy to use and packs a heavy hit. With over 100 million…