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Student’s Up-Close Footage Of The 9/11 Terror Attack Resurfaces To Brings Back The Chills

The up-close footage of the 9/11 attack, recorded by then-student Caroline Dries, resurfaced as the world remembers the terror on its 16th year anniversary.

Donna Marie Padua





The United States’ World Trade Center is a symbol of the country’s strong and always growing economy. Unfortunately, it was taken down by terrorist attacks in 2001.

Not only did the 9/11 attack paralyze the U.S. and world economy then, but it has also taken away hundreds and hundreds of innocent lives. On top of that, the tragedy left scars not only to the American citizens, but to the rest of humanity all over the world.

This year, the world is commemorating the 16th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attack that took down the World Trade Center.

This year, the world commemorates the sixteenth year anniversary of the 9/11 attack. Americans still live in trauma of that day. The crashing of the towers remain fresh in their memories. Footages of that chilling day resurfaced which made the whole of America crying for justice again.

Even after over a decade, the scenes during the attack remain fresh to the memories of Americans.

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One of the most featured footages taken during the 9/11 attack was the recorded video of Caroline Dries from her NYU dormitory which was just eight blocks from the World Trade Center. Her video actually captured the crashing of a second plane to the tower and illustrated the terror and confusion that NYC was feeling on that day.

Witnesses shared their photos and videos of the attack but Caroline Dries’ up-close footage had one of the clearest recordings of the towers going down.

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According to Witty Feed, as early as 8:46 in the morning of September 11, 2001, Caroline and her roommate Megan woke up to the sound of the American Airlines Flight 11 hitting the WTC’s North Tower. Caroline then began videotaping the scene with her camcorder while other dorm tenants came into their room. She then thought chairs and papers were flying out of the tower due to an explosion, not realizing that they were people jumping out of the building.

People then were confused about what was really going on at the World Trade Center.

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But after the second plane hit the South Tower of the World Trade Center, people then had a clue that they are witnessing the scariest terrorist attack in the U.S.

In less than two hours, the World Trade Center crumbled down.

A few minutes later, another plane hit the South Tower, and it was only then that Caroline and Megan realized that it was a deliberate attack. The roommates then began to panic where Megan packed a few belongings in an attempt to flee their NYU dorm.

With Caroline still recording, people watching the scene can be seen really confused. As they felt unsafe outside, the ladies went back to their room and watched the commotion with their other friends. Zooming into the crash site, the South Tower then began collapsing and the North Tower went down next.

Photos of the incident also showed how the attack took the lives of many.

Terrorism has then placed a great threat to the world economy.

While the world felt unsafe during the 9/11 attack, it united countries together in hopes of fighting terrorism.

Caroline’s recorded footage was used in the documentary “102 Minutes that Changed America.” Until now, her recording resurfaces during the 9/11 attack anniversaries.

Watch Caroline Dries react to the 9/11 footage she took years ago.

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Crinoline: The Deadly Victorian Fashion Piece That Burned Over 3,000 Women

The things we do for fashion.




Fashion isn't just about vanity and style. It also defines decades and adds color to history. Today, fashion can be more practical. A lot of people's style choices are guided by comfort, functionality, and self-expression. Many years ago, however, fashion pieces weren't as flexible.

During the Victorian era, the crinoline, a large petticoat, was highly fashionable. The original garment was made from stiff horsehair fabric that kept the hoop skirts of the 1800s in position. The horsehair was eventually replaced by stiffened cotton, and later, by the cage crinolines that became the most popular.

The cage crinoline was made from spring steel running horizontally.

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For over 130 years, researchers assumed the remains were of a man.




For 130 long years, researchers and scholars assumed that the remains of a Viking warrior and military leader found in Sweden many years ago were of a man. Now, thanks to DNA testing and modern technology, it has been proven that the ancient high-ranking military officer was actually a woman.

The findings were published in the American Journal of Physical Anthropology, and it raises provocative questions about gender roles in ancient society. The discovery is proof that researchers must stop assuming that ancient remains of high-ranking individuals are by default male.

It is often assumed that ancient societies were male dominated, but archaeological discoveries have proven that women also played vital leadership roles.

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Top 10 Catastrophic Floods In History

These killer floods in the past had taken hundreds of thousands of lives.

Angela Beltran



Today, flooding has become more common than usual. In fact, just recently, Hurricane Harvey has unleashed one of the nation's worst floods. As if that wasn't enough, Hurricane Irma has battered Florida over the weekend and is expected to create dangerous storm surges.

However, there are other killer floods that have ravaged various countries across the globe in the past. These floods have killed thousands of people, displaced residents, and destroyed villages.

Here are the top 10 killer floods in history:

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