77 Amazing Facts That Will Make You The Most Interesting Person In The Room

June 23, 2014

Love learning about the weird history, fascinating science, and crazy coincidences that make up our collective human experience? Then you came to the right place with these seventy-seven amazing facts:

Thank you to Mental Floss, Wikipedia, and Fact Slides for the ideas and information for this post.

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A Sobering Look At Capital Punishment In The United States

June 22, 2014

Capital Punishment In The US

While contemporary figures suggest that the United States has always been a bloodthirsty nation when it comes to authorizing the execution of its own, this interactive map presents a more complicated story.

Mount Nyiragongo And Its Bubbling Hot Lava Lake

June 22, 2014
Crater of Mount Nyiragongo

Source: GCSE Wiki

Few volcanoes are as spectacular as Mount Nyiragongo. Known for its active lava lake and (relatively) frequent eruptions, this incredible volcano has the potential for widespread disaster. Unfortunately, political unrest prevents the scientific community from studying the dangerous volcano in depth. But as seen in these breathtaking images, scientists and photographers have still been able to capture the bubbling, fiery lava that churns within the mountain’s lava lake.

Lava Up Close

Source: Boston.com

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