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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
The World of Coca COla museum is home of the high-tech vault that holds the original recipe. The museum is a 20-acre complex located across Baker Street
Frances was very unconventional and unique in her own way. The press and especially the Women’s Christian Temperance Union despised her “décolleté gowns”. They thought it was provocative and d...
The cost of the building process was 14,186,000 leva, which equals to $35 million in today’s rates. The monument was opened on August 23, 1981. Todor Zhivkov announced the opening at the ceremony
Betty Cohen founded Cartoon Network in 1992, and she brought some of our favorite cartoons to life
Martin Luther King Jr. might be the first synonym for civil rights, but there were some extraordinary women in the movement as well
Starlite was fire-retardant, and could have been used as a thermal barrier or heat-resistant coating
From the outside, Huaxi is dubbed as a socialist village. But on the inside, it is actually a capitalist corporation, managed by Wu and his sons, and with 2,000 shareholders that live comfortably off...