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Until 1803, a quarter of the territory of the United States was owned by France

Until 1803, a quarter of the territory of the United States was owned by France

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Until 1803, a quarter of the territory of the United States was owned by France
The Louisiana purchase was a deal by the United States to acquire French possessions in North America in 1803. The size of the acquired area is estimated at 530 million acres

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Who Created the Giant Chessboard Seen from Space

Who Created the Giant Chessboard Seen from Space

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Who Created the Giant Chessboard Seen from Space
For the first time, a man-made anomaly in Idaho was seen on images taken by the ISS. Before NASA specialists were a section of a grove with dark and light alternating squares

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American received $8 billion in compensation for grown breasts

American received $8 billion in compensation for grown breasts

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American received $8 billion in compensation for grown breasts
US resident Nicholas Murray has won huge compensation for his breast enlargement. The man took the drug Risperdal from Johnson & Johnson — now the company must pay him $8 billion

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The United States set a world record for the speed of movement on the ground

The United States set a world record for the speed of movement on the ground

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The United States set a world record for the speed of movement on the ground
The streamliner in the US was able to accelerate to an average speed of 757 kilometers per hour and thereby set a new world record for a car with a piston internal combustion engine.

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Unusual laws of the USA and their explanations

Unusual laws of the USA and their explanations

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Unusual laws of the USA and their explanations
This is our top list of the most ridiculous laws of the United States, at least in our opinion. How is it possible that some stupid laws like these still apply.

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$6 Billion Pentagon Secret Project

$6 Billion Pentagon Secret Project

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$6 Billion Pentagon Secret Project
In the midst of the Cold War, the military on both sides hatched many secret projects. One of them was the Pyramid. Behind the name was an extensive Safeguard project with a budget of $6 billion.