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Image Syrian archaeologist Khaled Al Asaad who devoted his life to the excavation and restoration of Palmyra, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. He was beheaded by ISIS after refusing to disclose the location of ancient artifacts, despite a month of torture. He died a hero of heritage protection.

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Image This is Jean-Baptiste Kempf, the creator of VLC media player. He refused tens of millions of dollars in order to keep VLC ads-free. Thanks, Jean!

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Image What half a million gets you in San Jose,Ca vs Dallas,Tx

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Image Farmers “arrest” the sheriff who was attempting to evict a woman from her farm on behalf of an insurance company. Michigan, 1952.

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Image Tilly Smith, 10 y/o girl is a hero who is credited with saving the lives of hundreds of tourists during Tsunami hit Thailand

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Image This Homeless man's rabbit was thrown over a bridge by a passerby and he immediately jumped into the river to save her. He won an award, was given animal food and a job, and the passerby was charged with animal cruelty.

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Image The Bee lives less than 40 days, visits at least 1000 flowers🌺 & produces less than a teaspoon of honey. For us, it is only a teaspoon of honey, but for the bee, it is a life. ThankYou, Bees!🐝

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Image This is Elliot Tanner. He just finished his degree in physics and math. He'll be starting his PhD in the fall, becoming one step closer to achieving his dream of becoming a professor. He's thirteen.

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Image This humpback whale was found dead in the Amazon rainforest

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Image Renaissance woman

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Image A modern Egyptian man taking a selfie with a 2000 years old portrait of an Egyptian man during the Roman era

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Image Shanghai’s residents have endured an extreme COVID lockdown since the end of March — and metal fencing is being installed to keep people inside their homes.

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Image Juliane Koepcke - 17 years old Survived after thrown out of plane in amazon for 10 days

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Image Man looking for a wife in 1865.

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Image This Man Took Over 1,000 Children Of Fallen Soldiers To Disneyland Free Of Charge

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Image A statue in Istanbul to honor Tombili, a famous stray cat. He used to sit in this position and watch passers-by.

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Image A local fisherman in Costa Rica nursed a crocodile back to health after it had been shot in the head, and released the reptile back to its home. The next day, the man discovered “Pocho” had followed him home and was sleeping on the man’s porch. For 20 years Pocho became part of the man’s family.

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Image Students invent edible tape to hold burritos together

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Image Trans man discusses how once he transitioned he came to realize just how affection-starved men truly are.

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Image Ukraine Handed Russia All Their Nuclear Weapons In 1996 In Exchange For A Guarantee They’d Never Be Invaded

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Image A man from New Zealand was allowed to wear a Pasta Strainer on head for his licence photo (he stated it was for religious purposes)

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Image Running Out Of Children Due To The Low Birth Rates, A School In South Korea Is Opening Their Doors And Allowing Illiterate Grandmothers To Enrol, So They Can Also Learn To Read

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Image Just gonna plop this right here for anyone who might find it useful.

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Image Before alarm clocks existed, people used nails fixed onto candles to wake up. they knew hoe to calculate the burning time and put the nail at right position. as the candle melted, nail fell, made a noise and woke its owner.

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Image Chuck Feeney is the billionaire who gave it all away. After spending his life working tirelessly to accumulate a fortune of $8 billion, his net worth dropped down to $2 million in 2020 after donating 99% of his wealth to charitable causes.

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