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The worst wars in human history

The worst wars in human history

The worst wars in human history

The whole human history is marked by horrible wars. Some were small and affected limited areas while others affected the whole world.

The effects of wars are terrible including a large number of deaths, soldiers and civilians, famine, diseases, poverty and increased criminality.  The worst wars in the recorded history affected generations and changed the course of entire nations. Here is a list with the bloodiest wars that marked our existence as humans: (more…)

World’s worst natural disasters

World’s worst natural disasters

World’s worst natural disasters

The mankind has seen many awful natural disasters throughout the history. These disasters took thousands of lives but some of them killed even millions. These are the worst natural disasters in the known history:

– The “Black Death” (the bubonic plague) killed approximately 25 million people from Europe, Asia and North Africa between 1347 and 1350.

– The deadliest earthquake ever hit the eastern Mediterranean in 1201 killing more than 1 million people in Egypt and Syria. (more…)

Top 15 most polluted places in the world

Top 15 most polluted places in the world

Top 15 most polluted places in the world

Pollution started as a major issue in the 20th century and continues to be one in the 21st century. Among the most dangerous consequences of pollution we can find: local greenhouse effect, global warming, melting glaciers, flora and fauna extinction, increasing number of diseases and increased mortality among the population. These are strong reasons to make you avoid visiting those places and in the same time these facts should act as an alarm for those in charge for local administration.

Top most polluted places on Earth are: (more…)

Top ten deadliest volcano eruptions in history

Top ten deadliest volcano eruptions in history

Top ten deadliest volcano eruptions in history

The recent eruption of the Icelander volcano Eyjafjallajökull affected millions of persons in whole Europe. The ash clouds travelled on European sky, paralyzing for days the air traffic in all European countries.

This eruption reminded us that volcanoes still exist and can wake up after hundreds of years of sleep. Throughout human history there were tens of deadly eruptions. Here is a list with the top ten deadliest eruptions since Christ was born: (more…)

History’s worst dictators

History’s worst dictators

History’s worst dictators

Since the beginning of the human kind, true monsters managed to gain power and became feared leaders. Unlike the common belief that the ancient times were more violent, the history’s worst dictators lived in recent times. The world’s most feared tyrants, who are responsible for massive crimes against humanity with more than 20 million victims each, lived in 20th century. (more…)