Archive: October 2015

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Pirates: Six Facts That Might Surprise You

Pirates really had pet parrots They were not only souvenirs, but a source of revenue. Parrots were popular pets and pirates got good prices for them at the bird markets of 18th century London. Pirates even offered them as presents to officials to...

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A Dog Solves a Murder: A True Story from Spain

A missing hunter When a man doesn’t come home from a hunting trip, it can mean a lot of things. Maybe he’s just late. Maybe he really didn’t go hunting, is doing something he isn’t supposed to, and just lied about it. Maybe he’s lying somewhere out...

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