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Worst Plagues in History Of Mankind

Worst Plagues in History Of Mankind

Germs- they’re everywhere, and they’re always trying to kill you. Right now as you sit at your computer or watching on your phone, all matter of deadly germs are crawling all over you- your hands, your chest, your face, in your mouth… there’s nowhere they can’t reach. Right this second you have a 25% chance …

The Chilling Mystery Of The Black Dahlia

The Chilling Mystery Of The Black Dahlia

– So today we’re driving to certain spots in Los Angeles as part of an ongoing series where I tell Mr. Brent here true crime stories. Buzzfeed Unsolved – [Brent] Unsolved. – Today’s mystery is probably one of the most famous unsolved murder cases I’ve ever read, and enough with the pleasantries, lets just get …

The Horrible History of The Death Penalty

The Horrible History of The Death Penalty

A capital crime as you probably know is an offense that is punishable by death. The term comes from the Latin word “caput”, which means head, and capital punishment originally meant literally losing your head. This controversial kind of punishment is still retained in 58 countries, while 102 countries have it but don’t use it. …

The Secret Society of the Illuminati

The Secret Society of the Illuminati

– This week on BuzzFeed Unsolved we’re covering the Illuminati. Is is a real thing? What the hell is it? – It’s not a thing. – Alright, approach it with an open mind, let’s get started. – Great. – [Ryan] Shockingly, the Illuminati actually has a very real historical foundation. In 1776, in Bavaria, Germany, …

The Fermi Paradox — Where Are All The Aliens? (1/2)

The Fermi Paradox — Where Are All The Aliens? (1/2)

Are we the only living things in the entire universe? The observable universe is about 90 billion light years in diameter. There are at least one hundred billion galaxies, each with one hundred to one thousand billion stars. Recently, we’ve learned that planets are very common too. And, there are probably trillions and trillions of …

The History and Future of Everything — Time

The History and Future of Everything — Time

Time makes sense in small pieces. But when you look at huge stretches of time, it’s almost impossible to wrap your head around things. So let’s start small with minutes, hours, days. You probably spent the last 24 hours mostly sleeping and working, with some coffee in there somewhere. Please watch less TV. Now let’s …

Testing Explosives from The Anarchist Cookbook

Testing Explosives from The Anarchist Cookbook

[FAST MUSIC PLAYING] ROCCO CASTORO: I recently wrote an article for the technology issue of “Vice” about “The Anarchist Cookbook”. And if you don’t know what “The Anarchist Cookbook” is, it was written in 1971 by a 19-year-old named William Powell. It was a response to the Vietnam War and a type of field manual …