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Eli Cohen
Eli Cohen

Eliyahu Ben-Shaul Cohen was an Israeli spy. He is best known for his espionage work in Syria, where he developed close relationships with the Syrian political and military hierarchy.

Death of Cleopatra
Death of Cleopatra

According to Cleopatra's most widely repeated theory, she died from a venomous snake bite, inflicted either by an asp (a small viper) or an Egyptian cobra.

Golden Gate Bridge
Golden Gate Bridge

The Golden Gate uses the largest bridge cables ever made, long enough to encircle the world more than three times at the equator.

Uzi
Uzi

Israeli Major Uzi Gal developed the Uzi submachine gun in 1948.

Disneyland Long Hair Prohibition
Disneyland Long Hair Prohibition

Until the 1960s, men with long hair were not allowed to enter Disneyland.

The Great Pyramid
The Great Pyramid

The Great Pyramid of Giza has eight sides rather than four. All of the other pyramids have just four sides.

Real-Life Shrek
Real-Life Shrek

Russian-born French professional wrestler Maurice Tillet, also known as “The French Angel” is the real-life Shrek. Tillet has such exaggerated features because in his twenties he developed acromegaly.

The Zombie Plan
The Zombie Plan

The Pentagon has a plan for combating a zombie apocalypse.

Railway Through Building
Railway Through Building

A metro train passes through an apartment building in chongqing municipality, China.