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Best of January 2022

A warm welcome to all our readers and of course to the new followers. We are planning to make some big changes this year that will be presented in this newsletter so keep your eyes open near the end of each month. For now, we have compiled some of the best articles that have been published this month in case you have missed them!

The Lesser-Known Ancient Civilization Which You Have Probably Never Heard Of

Bactrian Princess, a fertility deity of the Oxus Civilization. Image source: Wikimedia Commons.

The Poltergeist Girl Who Amazed the World With Her Powers

Photo of Elenora Zugun when she was 7 years old (circa. the 1920s) (Source: Author’s collection)

The Isolated Family That Walks on All Fours

Members of the Ulas family walking on all fours, Hatay province, Turkey (Source: BBC)

The Man Who Fell Asleep in 1921 and Woke Up in 3906

A depiction of what the world would look like in the year 3906 and a photo of Paul Amadeus Dienanch from 1924 (Source: Public Domain)

The “Hell on Earth” Discovered by Soldiers at Bergen-Belsan Concentration Camp

A young survivor walks along a road lined by the corpses of hundreds of prisoners who died at the Bergen-Belsen camp, in May 1945 (Source: George Rodger/Time & Life Pictures/Getty Image)

Secret Massive Pipelines Across The Ocean Supported The D-Day Landing

Conundrum For Laying Pipeline — Imperial War Museum Via Wikimedia Commons [Public Domain]

The Most Ironic Deaths in History

Ancient people would die because of the most random and easily avoidable reasons. | Photo Credits: History Collection

The Twin Who Lived Inside His Brother for 36 Years

Photo of Sanju Bhagat’s twin brother after the surgery to remove him (Source: Sapna Pabbi)

Why Did American Soldiers Kill Their Own Officers in Vietnam?

ARVN forces assault a stronghold in the Mekong Delta. Source: Wikicommons

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