What are the five most venomous land snakes?
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What are the five most venomous land snakes?

There are over 3,000 species of snake worldwide. Of the 600 poisonous types, only 200 species have venom strong enough to harm or kill a human - and the top three most venomous snakes on Earth are all native to one country - read on to find out which one. 
A Brief History of Anatomy Illustration
anatomy

A Brief History of Anatomy Illustration

The desire to understand and study anatomy stretches back through history, certainly to Ancient Egypt and possibly before.
Toe-curling facts about early dentistry
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Toe-curling facts about early dentistry

After reading through our favourite strange and toe-curling facts about dentistry of the past, you may find yourself brushing your teeth extra thoroughly. 
Will you solve one of the world's most difficult and mysterious puzzles? Introducing Cicada 3301
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Will you solve one of the world's most difficult and mysterious puzzles? Introducing Cicada 3301

Do you fancy yourself as a puzzle solver? Here's your chance to try your hand at one of the internet's most difficult unsolved puzzles and join a mysterious top-secret club. Three puzzles were set, but one remains unsolved. 
Fascinating flower facts: the Venus Flytrap, the Rose and the Stinking Corpse Lily
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Fascinating flower facts: the Venus Flytrap, the Rose and the Stinking Corpse Lily

A Venus Flytrap (Dionaea muscipula) is a magnificent carnivorous plant with hinged leaves edged with spikes. The inside of a Venus Flytrap is red and full of sweet and fragrant nectar, enticing flies and small aphids who think they have found a flower.
Surprising facts reveal what statues really looked like in ancient Greece
Ancient Greece

Surprising facts reveal what statues really looked like in ancient Greece

The ancient Greeks learned the art of sculpture from the Egyptians. Initially, they worked in the Egyptian style, creating figures that copied their rigid poses and forward-facing gaze. The distinctive classical Greek aesthetic emerged over centuries, celebrating freedom of movement, idealised proportions and a sense of harmony and balance. 
Unusual facts about birds and their skeletons
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Unusual facts about birds and their skeletons

Bird skeletons are fascinating; they need to be lightweight to fly but strong enough to withstand the stresses of flight. To achieve this, birds have hollow bones, and the bones themselves are structurally very dense, stiff and strong.
What are vanitas paintings and what do they symbolise?
Death and Mortality

What are vanitas paintings and what do they symbolise?

A vanitas is a type of still life painting that reminds the viewer about the fleeting nature of life through the use of symbolic objects. It illustrates the futility of earthly pleasures, the transient nature of life, and death's certainty.
An introduction to The Dance of Death and it's symbolic meanings
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An introduction to The Dance of Death and it's symbolic meanings

The Dance of Death, also known as danse macabre, is an allegory describing the universality of death. Many artists have created their interpretation of The Dance of Death; each version comprises a series of separate images featuring a character from the social strata, from a king to a peddler.