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The White House Life Throughout the Years

The White House for the U.S. president was designed by Irish-born architect James Hoban in the 1790s. Rebuilt after a British attack in 1814, the “President’s House” accommodated such technological changes as the installation of electricity. The building underwent major structural changes in the early 1900s under Teddy Roosevelt and under Harry Truman after WWII.…

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Bjarke Ingels: Most Whimsical and Awe-Inspiring Buildings

Bjarke Bundgaard Ingels is a Danish architect. He is the founder and creative partner of Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) since 2005. And now he’s making his mark on New York City. He is known for buildings that defy traditional architectural conventions and dimensions, ranging from representations of mountains to snowflakes. Ingels moved to the city…

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9 Real Life Heroes Who Have Changed The World

Hero is perfect in every way, they can do no wrong, they always arrive on time, they look impeccable and they stick to a moral guideline which is built in to them. They become a somebody by saving 'ordinary' people on a daily basis and everyone wants to be like them. Everyone wants to be…

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George Michael: He Passed Away At The Age Of 53

The 1980s pop icon George Michael has died of heart failure at the age of 53, peacefully at home. At this stage the death is being treated as unexplained but not suspicious. George Michael was not married when he died, and he had many relationships. Here are 9 intersting facts about singer life. #1. George…

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List of 9 Most Famous Pirates in World History

In the Caribbean and beyond, pirates will live in history upon the waves of bravado, whether for renown, misplaced fame, or cruelty. All enjoyed a specific period, usually short-lived, of success in their respective waters. The following is a list of the nine most famous pirates in worldly oceans. #1. William Kidd (Scottish, 1645 -…

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Top 9 Super Intelligent Child Prodigies

Many people over the period of centuries have shown exceptional intelligence, the gift has been sometimes lost or not used for its potential. They’re the super genius and really smart and has been made to name the brightest Child Prodigies in the world. Not only are they geniuses, but their work in words already proving…

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Elizabeth Taylor: 9 Facts About The Biggest Star Ever

Now she belongs to the ages. But the truth is, Taylor has always belonged to the ages, it's why her absence is so significant to millions. Elizabeth Taylor made more than 50 films, garnered five Academy Award nominations and twice won the best-actress Oscar. There's such a tendency to diminish her talent while looking at…

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9 Celebrity Parents Who Tragically Lost Their Children

Tragedy can strike us all at any given moment. But what could possibly be worse than the feeling of losing a child? Here are 9 celebrity parents  suffered tragic fate. #1. Juvenile New Orleans rapper Juvenile lost his four-year-old daughter Jelani to a violent end in 2008. She was murdered by her half-brother Tyrone Terrell…

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9 Celebrity Deaths That Will Haunt You To The Grave

The world lost these famous actors and musicians far too soon but it was how they died that haunts their legacy. All of them were involved in freak accidents or circumstances and after reading the details, you may think twice about going to do. These are 9 of the most haunting celebrity deaths over the…

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Walt Disney: 9 Facts About Men Who Create Our Magic Childhood

There are not very many people in the world that don't recognize the name "Walt Disney" and throughout the 20th century, this name went from being unknown to one of the most popular as well as powerful brands around the globe. Walt Disney was an American motion-picture and television producer and showman, famous as a…

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9 Disney Characters Inspired By Real-Life People You’d Never Expect

Innovations in technology since Disney started in 1923 have changed how the movies are created, but the company has always sought to base its animated icons on real people and animals in order to create realistic and fully rounded characters. Many of the most memorable have been based on actors and models who would have been…

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Steve Hanks: Watercolor Master who Put Positive Images Out Into the World

Steve Hanks is recognized as one of the best watercolor artists today. The detail, color and realism of Steve Hanks' paintings are unheard of in this difficult medium. A softly worn patterned quilt, the play of light on the thin veil of surf on sand, or the delicate expression of a child. Steve Hanks captures…

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9 Interesting Facts About Michelangelo and His “David” Statue

Painter, sculptor and architect Michelangelo Buonarroti was born in Caprese, Italy on March 6, 1475. He won near-mythical fame as one of Europe’s preeminent “Renaissance Men,” and counted kings and popes among his many admirers and patrons. Temperamental and brilliant, Michelangelo crafted several masterpieces including the “David,” the “Pieta” and the ceiling of the Sistine…

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9 Curious Facts About Charlie Chaplin

Charlie Chaplin is probably the most well-known actor of the early 20th century. He is among those few people from the silent era whom we still recognize without much hassle. Charles Spencer Chaplin popularly known as "charlie chaplin" had a tragic childhood. His father died when he was just 12, due to alcohol abuse. His mother…

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Hillary Clinton, Bill Clinton: 9 Facts You Didn’t Know

The private foundation run by the Clinton family has become the focus of the latest firestorm in the 2016 presidential race. The Clinton Foundation consists of a host of nonprofits that work on a variety of domestic and international issues. The Clinton Global Initiative, launched more than a decade ago, connects donors with charitable causes.…

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