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Christ the Redeemer Quick Facts

Christ the Redeemer is 98ft tall, and that is without the 26ft pedestal. The arms of Christ stretch for 92ft wide. The statue weighs 635 metric tons. Located at the peak of 2,300ft Corcovado Mountain,...

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Isadora Duncan – The Beauty of Simple Movements

Her influence transcended dance movements. She inspired a whole new lifestyle. She inspired people to express themselves through dance, be it in a classical institution, or in any other way possible

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Frances Folsom Cleveland: The Woman that Popularized the term “First Lady”

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...

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Champs-Elysees Quick Facts

The avenue is crowded with cafes, shops, cinemas, and everything in between enriched with scenic horse chestnut trees. And beyond that beauty, lies an even bigger mystery and appreciation of the avenue

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Month of Women – Valentina Tereshkova

In June 1963, Valentina orbited Earth 48 times, spent almost three days in space in Volstok 6, and she exchanged communications with another spacecraft

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International Women’s Day: Top 10 Things to Know

We use this opportunity to celebrate the fact that women are now able to vote, speak publicly, march freely, and organize events

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Belle Gunness – The True Black Widow of the Midwest

Belle was a serial killer who killed between 25 and 40 people from 1884 to 1908 before disappearing without a trace

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19 Addictive Facts about Heroin

The substance enters the brain rapidly, and then changes back into morphine. Heroin binds to opioid receptors on cells located in the brain, and binds mostly to cells involved in feelings of pain and ...

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Top 7 Enlightening Latin phrases we use daily

Latin is a dead language, nobody uses it in modern times. But there was a time when Latin was used to educate the masses

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15 Facts about Zeus from Greek Mythology

In Greek mythology, Zeus is sometimes portrayed as the rain god. Homer believed that the Gods live at Olympus, the highest mountain in Greece which is perfect for a “weather god”

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Buzludzha Monument – Abandoned UFO Cold War Monument

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

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America’s First Ladies: Fun Facts you didn’t know

The First Lady needs to be respectable, presentable, smart, intelligent, and so on. So far, America has had some great First ladies

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Meet Betty Cohen – The Woman who made the 90’s Awesome

Betty Cohen founded Cartoon Network in 1992, and she brought some of our favorite cartoons to life

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Top 5 Most Intelligent Dogs

“Do dogs really think”, “can dogs communicate with us”, “how can we understand our dogs”?

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Unheard Heroes: Susana Trimarco

For her work in human trafficking, Susana has earned a number of awards. The biggest one came in 2013, when she was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize

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Civil Rights History: Six women you need to know of

Martin Luther King Jr. might be the first synonym for civil rights, but there were some extraordinary women in the movement as well

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Starlite – What happened to the material that could have changed the world?

Starlite was fire-retardant, and could have been used as a thermal barrier or heat-resistant coating

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Huaxi – Secrets of the Richest Village in China

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...

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Eights Ways IBM Watson makes life Easier

The Watson has come a long way since the win in Jeopardy in 2011.

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Five Female Astronauts that paved the way

More than 50 years ago, US and NASA worked on a project to send women in Space. The project, which included medical test same as the Mercury astronauts, occurred in 1960-61

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