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Top 10 Notorious People that Lived in London

London is a hotbed of crime, intrigue and espionage. And that’s all to be found in one small corner of Vauxhall. The city has a rich history – some say terrifying – of being home to all manner of petty criminals, gangsters and murderers. But some would be surprised to [...]

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Top 10 Futuristic Societies

In the Year Twenty-Thirteen, Mankind is…..living pretty much the same way as we lived fifty years ago. Only with Facebook. Isn’t the 21st Century disappointing sometimes? It seems like the generations that came before us had such grand visions of where civilization would be up to by now, and what [...]

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Top 10 Highest Lakes In The World

When you think of all the bodies of water around the world, you tend to imagine they’re all low-lying, don’t you? Hence things being “at sea level”. But there are actually a number of lakes that sit high above the oceans, nestled in mountain ranges like the Himalayas. The following [...]

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Top 10 States With the Most Coastline

Say you’re packing your swimwear and heading to the beach – which state would you go for? Kansas? Probably not. New Mexico? Again, you might rethink that one. Most likely it’d be California or Florida that got your tourism dollars…but which state actually has the greatest amount of coastline? There [...]

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Top 10 Biggest London Theatres

London is famous for many things – its museums, historical buildings and cutting-edge restaurants. But one way that London stands out from all the other major cities is its theatre life. If a play makes it in London, it’s made it everywhere. The only comparable place is New York, but [...]

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Top 10 Fictional Schools

My son has just started school and I was pretty sure I knew what to expect – he’d be solving mysteries and sneaking out of the dormitories for midnight feasts. But so far, it just seems to be learning about shapes and things. Doubtless the fact that he’s not at [...]

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Top 10 Most Interesting Languages

There are thousands of languages in the world – the exact number is unknown, but estimates are between 6,000 and 7,000. They range from those spoken by billions (like English and Spanish) to those spoken by just a handful. It’s almost impossible to pick just a few as particularly interesting, [...]

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Top 10 Mythical Places

Throughout history, tales have been told to explorers about mythical places that no-one has ever seen – cities of gold, valleys of milk and honey, a Baskin-Robbin’s which really does carry all 32 flavors. Many people have gone in search of these places, but none have succeeded and some have [...]

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Top 10 Places to See Whirlpools

The whirlpool is a natural phenomenon much loved by myth-makers and authors. In novels by Jules Verne and Edgar Allen Poe whirlpools are capable of swallowing whole ships whole but in reality, whirlpools aren’t that powerful. Still, there are an awesome sight and there are a few places in the [...]

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Top 10 Wildlife Reserves

When it comes to holidays, some people like visiting cities, historical monuments or lying on beaches. But if none of those tickle your fancy, how about a holiday to a wildlife reserve? All around the world, special areas are preserved where you can see animals and plants in their natural [...]

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