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Nobody Does It Longer Or Better Than Betty White

Guinness recognized White as the female entertainer with the longest television career in history, over 75 years in the making. That was 2013. It’s…

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Pendant Discovered At Nazi Death Camp Linked to Anne Frank

In a statement released Sunday, the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial museum revealed that archaeologists have uncovered a pendant in an archaeological dig at the…

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Meet and Greets: The History Behind Saying Hello

We use a thousand common phrases and gestures every single day without thinking twice about them. Saying “hello” or “hi” when we greet someone…

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Opulence and Luxury: Inside Nero’s Golden Palace

The Roman Emperor Nero left behind a great many architectural wonders. He might have been an infamous, ridiculously cruel tyrant, but the physical legacy he left…

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On This Day, January 18th

1. 1778: The Hawaiian Islands were discovered by English explorer It was on this date in 1778 that Captain James Cook became the first…

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20th Century Leaders: Only The U.S. Put 12 People On The Moon

In case you’ve been living under a moon rock, Eugene Cernan, the last human to set foot on the moon, just passed away at…

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Oh This Day, January 17th

1. 1950: The Great Brink’s Robbery It was on this date in 1950 that a group of eleven men broke into the Brinks Armored…

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You Can Now Virtually Visit the Historical ‘Plain of Jars’

XIANGKHOANG PLATEAU, LAOS – in the upland valleys and lower foothills of the Xiangkhoang Plateau, there lies a fascinating landscape dotted with megalithic ‘jars’.…

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How Historic Events Shaped The NATO We Know Today

It’s not a trade agreement. NATO stands for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. The organization recently made headlines over comments by the president-elect of…

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Frances Hodgson Burnett’s Success as an Author

Frances Hodgson Burnett, an English-American author, was best known for her three children’s novels, Little Lord Fauntleroy, A Little Princess, and perhaps her most…

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