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What is Contact Juggling?

When you think of the word 'juggling', you probably think of a circus where a clown is tossing several balls or other objects up into the air at once. Despite the name 'juggling', the balls are never really juggled in the air since the person juggling never actually releases them.

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30 Surprising Facts About Microsoft

Microsoft, the first lightbulb to spark when one thinks of anything computing. They were one of the forerunners for modern computing and are still there now. From the operating system to word processing suites, Microsoft really do know their game.

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30 Interesting Facts About King Henry VIII

You've probably heard of Henry VIII, but there's much more to this strange figure than his abundance of wives. King Henry VIII founded the Anglican Church, married six wives, two of whom were executed, he hunted and jousted, all before the age of 55. But that's not all...

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5 Fascinating Facts About Saturn’s Rings

Saturn, like the other gas giants in our Solar System, has rings - but the one thing that differentiates Saturn from his gaseous siblings is the sheer outstanding beauty its rings possess. Here we’re going to look at 5 mind-blowing facts about the big orange gas ball high above us.

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What is Contact Juggling?

When you think of the word 'juggling', you probably think of a circus where a clown is tossing several balls or other objects up into the air at once. Despite the name 'juggling', the balls are never really juggled in the air since the person juggling never actually releases them.

Categories: Miscellaneous|Tags: |

30 Surprising Facts About Microsoft

Microsoft, the first lightbulb to spark when one thinks of anything computing. They were one of the forerunners for modern computing and are still there now. From the operating system to word processing suites, Microsoft really do know their game.

Categories: Technology|Tags: , |

30 Interesting Facts About King Henry VIII

You've probably heard of Henry VIII, but there's much more to this strange figure than his abundance of wives. King Henry VIII founded the Anglican Church, married six wives, two of whom were executed, he hunted and jousted, all before the age of 55. But that's not all...

Categories: History|Tags: |

5 Fascinating Facts About Saturn’s Rings

Saturn, like the other gas giants in our Solar System, has rings - but the one thing that differentiates Saturn from his gaseous siblings is the sheer outstanding beauty its rings possess. Here we’re going to look at 5 mind-blowing facts about the big orange gas ball high above us.

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What is Contact Juggling?

When you think of the word 'juggling', you probably think of a circus where a clown is tossing several balls or other objects up into the air at once. Despite the name 'juggling', the balls are never really juggled in the air since the person juggling never actually releases them.

30 Fun Facts About Ash Ketchum (Pokémon)

When Pokémon started back in 1996, it was an instant hit. People had their favorite characters, and trainers. The most recognizable trainer is Ash Ketchum, the owner of the iconic Pikachu. Here are 30 fun facts about Ash Ketchum.

30 Surprising Facts About Microsoft

Microsoft, the first lightbulb to spark when one thinks of anything computing. They were one of the forerunners for modern computing and are still there now. From the operating system to word processing suites, Microsoft really do know their game.

The Sleep Habits of Your Favorite Animals [Infographic]

For humans, we all tend to get our 40 winks pretty similarly, aiming for the recommended 8 hours per night. However, we’re one of the only creatures on planet Earth to do so. When you begin to take a look at sleeping habits across the animal kingdom, you start to see just how diverse it is!

The A-Z of Global Halloween Traditions

Halloween is one of the most-loved occasions around the world, and each country seems to have their own way of celebrating it. If you're planning to travel somewhere different this year, here's an A-Z on Halloween traditions all across the globe, from America to Zimbabwe!

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30 Interesting Facts About Toucans

The toucan, the colorful creature we associate with so many things, from TV shows to beer. This bird symbolizes exotic creatures for so many people, and it's enormous beak only makes it more tropical. Here are the top 30 facts about the spectacular bird!

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5 Animals That Get Drunk in the Wild

Drinking is one of mankind’s oldest pastimes. Did you know that the world’s oldest known recipe is one for beer? That’s right; alcohol has a long history and a great significance in mankind’s modern society - but what about in the animal kingdom? Well, lets take a look!

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Cassowary Facts – The World’s Most Dangerous Bird

Did you know the third largest bird to currently walk our Earth is the cassowary? They can reach up to 6.5 ft (2 metres) in height and can weigh nearly 9.5 stone (60kg) - that is the same weight as the average person. They're also the most dangerous bird in the world!

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15 Fascinating Facts About Foxes

The sport of fox hunting is still controversial today. But the bigger controversy is whether or not a fox is related to a cat or a dog. Find out here along with the sound a fox actually makes! If you love foxes here are 15 fun, fascinating facts about foxes!

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The A-Z of Global Halloween Traditions

Halloween is one of the most-loved occasions around the world, and each country seems to have their own way of celebrating it. If you're planning to travel somewhere different this year, here's an A-Z on Halloween traditions all across the globe, from America to Zimbabwe!

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Six Strangest Phenomena In The Universe

The universe is constantly surprising us, whenever we go searching for proof of a particular concept or idea, something completely unrelated that we thought we understood gets turned upside down. Here we’re going to look at 6 of the strangest phenomena in the universe.

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The History of Space Travel Timeline

To travel into the unknown of space is a dream for so many children and adults alike, although one that very few will ever reach. Here we’re going to go through a timeline of the significant moments in the history of space travel, starting way back in the 1940s...

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Moon Landing Hoax – 5 Common Myths Debunked

When man first stepped on the moon during the Apollo 11 mission in 1969, the world was in awe at these heroes, finally signalling that the unreachable was a reality. Here we’re going to look at 5 common myths that conspiracy theorists use to 'prove' the moon landing was a hoax.

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