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TERROR TALES WITH MB (Poveglia Island, Venice, Italy)

POVEGLIA WAS CONSTRUCTED ON A permanent fortification built by the Venetian government and from 1793-1814 was used as a plague quarantine station, or “lazaretto”—one of many in the Venetian lagoon. The tiny island is said to have hosted over 160,000 infected souls living out their final days and hours there—so many that there are whispers …

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Episode 3 ( cosmos facts)

Lucy in the sky with diamonds. A star in the constellation of Centaurus has a secret at its heart. At first it appeared to be a dim white dwarf, but it subsequently turned out to be incredibly dense, with the mass of the Sun crammed into an object only a third the diameter of Earth. …

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