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He established the first meditation center in Queens, New York, and eventually had 7,000 students in 60 different countries in the world
On April 3, 1842, Good escaped from a police officer, and then traveled to different parts of London and Kent. He essentially evaded arrest until the following month
The statute, which is 42.7 meters high (140ft), is the tallest statue in Malaysia, and second Hindu deity in the world, trailing only the Kailashnath Mahadey Statue in Nepal
Historical records of the Romans and Greeks note Dracaena cinnibari, a byproduct of the cinnabar tree was found on an island in the Indian Ocean. The species of dragon’s blood were hard to distinguish
Right up until 9:14 PM on November 22, 1987, what appeared on Chicago’s television sets was normal: entertainment, news, and game shows. Dan Roan, the popular local sportscaster was narrating highli...
You can laugh as much as you like, but the order is what helps Germany achieve efficiency and lowest unemployment levels in Europe
Working as an attache in Denmark during World War II, Duckwitz managed to help 95% of the Jewish population avoid deportation
A closer look on the daily life of the Romans leave us amazed and surprised. It is just impossible to explain how such advanced civilization had such poor habits.
The Kennedy assassination happened on November 22, 1963. The former president drove through the streets of Dallas at 12:30 local time, at which point he was shot in the head
For years since the first landing on the moon, the Project Apollo has been subject to many conspiracy theories. Now, NASA is putting an end by releasing more than 10,000 photos of the missions
The clock celebrated its 600th anniversary on October 9, 2010. The celebration included a light show on the face of the clock tower, with projectors showing animated videos on the clock. Some of the ...
Many of the tanks still in use today are actually part of the A5 series which started production in 1987. The A6 mark was a short-lived attempt to get a more powerful 120mm main gun. But when you thi...
The iconic photograph was taken by Joe Rosenthal and immediately become popular. But Iwo Jima represents much more for American history than just a photograph
For starters, the word literally translates to “stomach cutting”. And in its most basic form, the ritual is a honorable suicide
The Tiffany Yellow was discovered in South Africa in 1877 in the Kimberley Mine. The stone was purchased by Charles Tiffany, the founder of Tiffany & Co. for $18,000
The camp has become a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and is home of the state museum that attracts more than 1 million visitors per year
On May 20, 1932, Earhart broke down barriers as the first female to solo pilot a plane across the Atlantic