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How Grand Central Terminal’s Whispering Gallery Allows You To Hear Soft Words 30 Feet Away

How Grand Central Terminal’s Whispering Gallery Allows You To Hear Soft Words 30 Feet Away

Explaining the unusual architectural phenomenon of the whispering gallery that carries even the quietest words across dozens of feet amid swells of croud noise.
The History of Gereja Ayam, The Chicken Church Of Indonesia

The History of Gereja Ayam, The Chicken Church Of Indonesia

Though it was supposed to resemble a dove, the church ended up looking more like a chicken.
Japan’s Abandoned Hashima Island Is Full Of Decay And Dark Secrets

Japan’s Abandoned Hashima Island Is Full Of Decay And Dark Secrets

Hashima Island has a complicated history. But what's abundantly clear is that when an island is abandoned, buildings will crumble and nature will flourish.
He Was Emperor For 30 Years – Then His Own Sons Overthrew Him

He Was Emperor For 30 Years – Then His Own Sons Overthrew Him

Shah Jahan was a fearsome leader, but his obsession with opulence ultimately brought him down – as did his own sons.
Why There’s A Prada In The Middle Of A Texas Desert

Why There’s A Prada In The Middle Of A Texas Desert

The desert wears Prada.
How Elvita Adams Jumped From The Empire State Building’s 86th Floor And Lived To Tell About It

How Elvita Adams Jumped From The Empire State Building’s 86th Floor And Lived To Tell About It

The fall from the observational deck of the Empire State Building is about 1,050 feet.
Inside City Hall Station, NYC’s Beautiful And Abandoned Subway Station

Inside City Hall Station, NYC’s Beautiful And Abandoned Subway Station

The station was the most opulent and beautiful that New York had to offer. It was also the most impractical.
Construction Workers Find 75 Roman Skeletons Under Hotel Swimming Pool

Construction Workers Find 75 Roman Skeletons Under Hotel Swimming Pool

A residential development project has been delayed because of the discovery of an ancient mass grave.
What History Got Wrong About The Hanging Gardens Of Babylon

What History Got Wrong About The Hanging Gardens Of Babylon

While many saw the Hanging Gardens of Babylon as a legend, research shows that it may have actually existed, just not where originally thought.
The Incas Believed The World Began Here – So They Built A Giant Temple Complex

The Incas Believed The World Began Here – So They Built A Giant Temple Complex

Pumapunku is as mysterious now as it was when it was at its peak.
“Trial Of The Century” – A Sordid Tale Of Sex, Jealousy, And Murder In Manhattan

“Trial Of The Century” – A Sordid Tale Of Sex, Jealousy, And Murder In Manhattan

The tumultuous relationships of Evelyn Nesbit proved to be disastrous.... and deadly.