Photos Of The Day: Awe-Inspiring Volcanic Eruptions Around The World

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Mount St. Helens erupts on May 18, 1980. USGS/Robert Krimmel

On May 18, 1980, the United States suffered one of the most destructive natural disasters in history: The eruption of Mount St. Helens. Yet, over just the last ten years, even that eruption has been both equaled and eclipsed by other volcanoes around the world, ones that display the awesome power and beauty of one nature’s most devastating forces.

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7 Napoleon Bonaparte Facts They Don’t Teach You In History Class

Napoleon Bonaparte is one of the biggest names in history. Everybody’s heard of him, but there are some things you’ve probably never been told about the French emperor.

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Napoleon Bonaparte. YouTube

Napoleon Bonaparte makes the short list of people who are most responsible for how the modern world came into being. From his May 18, 1804 installation as Emperor, this little average-sized man rose from a lowly artillery officer from a remote island to a height of power no European had enjoyed since Roman times.

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What Happens To Your Online Self After You Die?

We don’t know what happens after we die, but our virtual selves carry on in some surprising ways.

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EVERYBODY EVENTUALLY DIES, leaving the survivors to pick up the pieces and move on. In the past, this was simple; you died and somebody backed a truck up to your house and carried away your stuff. Today, however, a part of us lives on in our potentially immortal social media profiles.

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The Shocking Story Of Olga Hepnarov√°, A Truck-Driving Mass Murderess

In one fell swoop, 22-year-old Olga Hepnarov√° killed eight people and injured dozens more in Prague. Here’s her chilling story.

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Hepnarov√°. Still from Aktualne TV.


ONE SUMMER DAY IN 1973, a large group of elderly people were waiting at a Prague tram stop for their morning ride. Around 11 a.m., a pick-up truck suddenly came hurtling down the road, swerved violently onto the pavement and slammed into them.

Screams filled the air, dead bodies lined the streets, and a few meters down the road, sitting calmly in the driver’s seat, was the 22-year-old girl who had decided to kill them all.

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