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The Peace Corps: Celebrating 55 Years of Service

The Peace Corps: Celebrating 55 Years of Service

How did America's most remarkable institution get its start?
5 Times The World Was On The Very Brink Of Nuclear Annihilation

5 Times The World Was On The Very Brink Of Nuclear Annihilation

Most of the time, it wasn't even deliberate.
Why Is Iowa First? A Quick History Of The Caucuses

Why Is Iowa First? A Quick History Of The Caucuses

If you can believe it, it all stems back to hotel vacancies.
15 Ancient, Incredible Middle East UNESCO Sites That Could Soon Be Destroyed

15 Ancient, Incredible Middle East UNESCO Sites That Could Soon Be Destroyed

Thanks to ISIS, climate change and tourism, the birthplace of civilization will soon be unrecognizable.
This Stunning Interactive Map Visualizes 800,000 Refugees Entering Europe

This Stunning Interactive Map Visualizes 800,000 Refugees Entering Europe

Millions have been displaced due to conflicts in the Middle East this year. This interactive map helps visualize it.
This Small Village In Spain Is Home To More Books Than People

This Small Village In Spain Is Home To More Books Than People

Lusting for "the way things were"? Head to Urueña, Spain, where books outnumber people.
The 7 Most Shocking Election Upsets In Presidential History

The 7 Most Shocking Election Upsets In Presidential History

The experts have been proved wrong time after time.
Inside Hallgrímskirkja, Iceland’s Absolutely Bizarre Church

Inside Hallgrímskirkja, Iceland’s Absolutely Bizarre Church

Jutting hundreds of feet into the sky, the Hallgrímskirkja church is weird, rugged and totally Iceland.
Welcome To Kamchatka: Far Eastern Russia’s Wild, Volcanic Peninsula

Welcome To Kamchatka: Far Eastern Russia’s Wild, Volcanic Peninsula

Tourists are beginning to trickle into this volcanic peninsula. If you don't have the budget to visit just yet, let us be your guide.
9 Creepy Destinations Across The “Old Continent”

9 Creepy Destinations Across The “Old Continent”

The so-called Old Continent could just as easily be called the "Creepy Continent." After you check out these spots, you'll understand why.
13 Spooky, Surprising Things You Don’t Know About Stephen King

13 Spooky, Surprising Things You Don’t Know About Stephen King

Learn 13 lesser-known facts about the man who's most likely responsible for your childhood nightmares.