Top 10 US States That Did Not Make The Cut

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Top 10 US States That Did Not Make The CutTop 10 US States That Did Not Make The Cut

From the moment the first 13 colonies formed the United States of America, there have been several attempts to create new states that just did not make the cut. These regions were within the borders of today’s Lower 48, but the people in these areas were unhappy with the governments of their respective states and […]

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10 Insane Facts About Emperor Commodus Left Out Of ‘Gladiator’

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10 Insane Facts About Emperor Commodus Left Out Of ‘Gladiator’10 Insane Facts About Emperor Commodus Left Out Of ‘Gladiator’

Normally, when historical figures show up in movies, they’re exaggerated. Desperate to keep fiction more fantastic than life, filmmakers have to take all the complexity out and turn them into mad, cartoonish caricatures of real human beings. Usually, anyway. Emperor Commodus, though, is the exception to the rule. When the creators of the movie G

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Award-winning Singapore cartoonist challenges history

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Award-winning Singapore cartoonist challenges history

Singapore cartoonist Sonny Liew swept the comic industry's "Oscars" and is a hit at home, but the city-state has struggled with how to respond to his surprise best seller, which challenges its own carefully-scripted version of history.

With a cast of aliens and robots and a mish-mash of influences, Liew's graphic novel "The Art of Charlie Chan Hock

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Top 10 Little-Known But Fascinating Roman Emperors

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Top 10 Little-Known But Fascinating Roman EmperorsTop 10 Little-Known But Fascinating Roman Emperors

The Roman Empire was one of the greatest civilizations ever established. Lasting over 1,000 years, they dominated the ancient Mediterranean. Roman laws and culture have had a lasting impact on the world around us that is deeply felt even today. The history of the empire was also well-documented compared to the Dark Ages that followed—but

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Banned groups and empty questions

Banned groups and empty questions

It is now well established that terrorist groups and extremist ideologies evolve far more swiftly than the agencies that are tasked to counter them. This is a worldwide phenomenon but a particular problem for Pakistan. There is a long history of groups being banned, and an equally long history of the same groups simply reinventing themselves under

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The Week in Numbers

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The Week in Numbers Girl power, Shanghai shoot-outs, a huge climb and a rapid stay in Croydon feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with goal feats from big-name forwards.
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