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Victorian London Was Terrorized By More Than Bad Hygiene…Meet Spring-Heeled Jack

Victorian London Was Terrorized By More Than Bad Hygiene…Meet Spring-Heeled Jack

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Many parts of Victorian-era London were places you'd rather avoid after sunset. These seedier areas of the city could be great fun by day, but after dark, they tended to attract the wrong crowd, and they weren't always people.According to legend, these areas served as magnets for demonic beings -- beings like Spring-Heeled Jack. By our modern standards, the legend of Spring-Heeled Jack might seem tame. At the time, however, it caused people to panic. Getty Images The first recorded sighting of Jack occurred in 1837. A young woman by the name of Mary Stevens was walking to work after paying a visit to her parents. She decided to take a shortcut through the park. When she was about halfway through, a strange man jumped out at her from a dark alley. ...
The United Kingdom May Leave The EU, But What Does That Mean For The Rest Of Us?

The United Kingdom May Leave The EU, But What Does That Mean For The Rest Of Us?

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On June 23, 2016, the United Kingdom will hold a referendum to decide whether or not it will remain in the European Union. There have been rumblings of such a referendum for quite some time now, but Prime Minister David Cameron, under extreme pressure from conservative politicians across the U.K., has officially announced that they will begin work to decide whether or not they should keep their place in the EU.That's all well and fine, but what would the U.K.'s abandonment (now referred to as Brexit) mean for other nations around the world, including the U.S.? Although the maneuver's potential effects on Britain sit in plain view, figuring out what this means for the rest of the world is a little more difficult. Getty Images First an...
This Phenomenon Is Uncommon But This Dad Found 3 Eggs Like This One Morning

This Phenomenon Is Uncommon But This Dad Found 3 Eggs Like This One Morning

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We always hear that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. And it's certainly one of the most delicious! No matter the time, I'm pretty much ready to eat a savory brunch with sausage and eggs if a plate is in front of me. If I had the same gross experience Ady Reid did, though, I might be turned off to eggs for a little while -- at least. Reid went to the grocery store to get eggs to make breakfast for his sons, but what he found when he cracked open the shells was revolting. Reid found blood in three of the dozen eggs in the carton before tossing the whole thing in the garbage. Facebook / Ady Reid The father shared on Facebook that he never wanted to eat eggs again after the experience. And u...