Deipnophobia is the fear of dinner party conversations.
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After his death, the last Pinta Island Tortoise was preserved by taxidermists and is currently on display at the American Museum of Natural History.
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South Africa’s samango monkeys live on what ecologists call a “vertical axis of fear.” They live and eat in trees, and if they climb too high looking for food, they’re liable to get attacked and eaten
On September 22, 1842, the Mississippi River levee in Alton, Illinois, was crammed full of spectators awaiting the results of a highly anticipated duel -- a smackdown between Abraham Lincoln and polit
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