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The History of Film (Part 3)

Film and the First World War In 1905 the first successful Nickelodeon was opened in Pittsburgh, this particular establishment had enough films to fill…

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3 Female Writers Who Made History

We hear a lot about great writers in school. Mostly the likes of Plato, or Shakespeare, or Dickens. That’s all well and good, but…

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On This Day, April 14th

1. 1828: The First Edition of the Webster’s Dictionary is published On this day in 1828 the first edition of the Websters Dictionary gets…

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History’s Badasses: Christopher Lee

Most people know him as the white wizard Saruman from┬áThe Lord of the Rings, or as Count Dooku from┬áStar Wars. Some even know him…

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The History of Film (Part 2)

Yesterday we talked about the beginning of one of the biggest industries in the world. Today, we continue this very long history beginning with…

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Kitty Wells Performs Her Controversial 1952 Hit Song At The Grand Ole Opry! (VIDEO)

If you just ask my Uncle Burl, the first classic country queen isn’t Patsy Cline or even Dolly Parton. No, he will happily tell…

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On This Day, April 13th

1. 1964: Sidney Poitier becomes the first African American to win an Oscar Sidney Poitier is a great actor; almost everything he plays in…

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On This Day, April 12th

1. 1961: First man sent into Space. On this day in 1961 The Soviet Union makes a major step in the Space Race between…

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The History of Film Part 1

The first film camera to be patented was by Louis Le Prince in 1888. It wasn’t until a few years later that film production…

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Rare 13th Century Chess Piece Discovered in England

During an excavation of the backyard of Wallingford Museum, a small carving was uncovered. At first, the archaeologists thought it was just a carving…

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