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Nov. 19, 1918. Army Hospital No. 4. Fort Porter, N.Y. during the 1918-19 'Spanish' Influenza pandemic.

What Is The Deadliest Pandemic In Human History?

The Spanish flu, caused by the H1N1 virus in 1918, was the deadliest pandemic in human history, leaving one-third of the population infected, and more than 50 million dead. 

March 18, 2020 10:40

Toyosu market is a massive wholesale fish market in Tokyo. Image credit: wikimedia.org

What Is Toyosu Market?

Toyosu market is a major wholesale market in Tokyo where patrons can buy fish, vegetables, and other goods.

March 16, 2020 04:15

According to the latest rankings, Spain is the healthiest country in the world.

10 Healthiest Countries In The World

Taking several factors into account, the Bloomberg Global Health Index tries to point out countries that do the most when it comes to keeping their citizens healthy.

March 15, 2020 09:53

Our planet is filled with many beautiful cultures, each with its own traditions and customs. Image credit: topten22photo / Shutterstock.com

The Strangest Traditions Around The World

Our planet is filled with many beautiful cultures, each with its own traditions and customs. Some traditions have disappeared with time, some have been assimilated by more significant cultures, but a huge number of them still remain intact.

March 14, 2020 13:19

Although the misery index is most often published during troubling times for the world economy, a list of the most miserable countries does show up almost every year.

The Most Miserable Countries In The World

The misery index measures the most miserable countries in the world, and it is an economic indicator that adds the unemployment rate of a country to its inflation rate.

March 14, 2020 13:06

The Newar people have a unique culture. Editorial credit: Pim Horvers Photography

Who are the Newar People?

The Newar people refers to a community of people hailing from the Kathmandu Valley and surrounding areas in Nepal.

March 11, 2020 16:52

An abstract 3D molecular structure.

What's A Covalent Bond?

A covalent bond is a type of chemical bond that involves an electron pair between at least two atoms.

March 10, 2020 01:06

Dickinsonia. Image Credit: hakaimagazine.com

What Were the First Animals On Earth

Almost 600 million years ago, during the Ediacaran period, multicellular life forms started appearing. Scientists are confident that some of the species that were found out to be living during that period are animals and can be considered the first animals on Earth.

March 9, 2020 10:46

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The Biggest Events In American History In The 21st Century

The 21st century was marked by a large number of changes in a short amount of time. During these 20 years, the world has evolved drastically, and the United States was the setting for a large number of these changes.

March 8, 2020 12:54

According to the Bloomberg Global Health Index, the healthiest country in the world is currently Spain.

The World's Healthiest Country

According to the Bloomberg Global Health Index, the healthiest country in the world is currently Spain.

March 6, 2020 06:00

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