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Top 9 Gratifying Facts About Thanksgiving You Have To Know

Thanksgiving is a day when many Americans gather together with family for an afternoon of food and football. Though many competing claims exist, the most familiar story of the first Thanksgiving took place in Plymouth Colony, in present-day Massachusetts, in 1621. More than 200 years later, President Abraham Lincoln declared the final Thursday in November…

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9 Interesting Facts About Halloween Traditions

Halloween is the season for little ghosts and goblins to take to the streets, asking for candy and scaring one another silly. Halloween is the one of the oldest holidays still celebrated today. It's one of the most popular holidays, second only to Christmas. While millions of people celebrate Halloween without knowing its origins and…

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The world’s most amazing 9 food festivals

Even the most seasoned traveler may not have ticked off all these delicious festivals off their bucket list. These international celebrations go above and beyond the run of the mill food events. From edible runway shows to the longest lunch table ever, check out these incredible 9 food festivals worth travelling to. #1. Chinchilla Melon…

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9 Photos From The 2016 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

The National Geographic travel photography contest 2016 has come to an end and it's time to announce the winners! Information on how to enter and prizes rules you can see here. Here are 9 winners of the 2016 national geographic traveler photo contest. #1. Grand Prize Winner, People: Winter Horseman - Anthony Lau The winter…

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9 Fashion Items That Changed The World

Trends come and go, but some ideas like the bra, the bikini, the zip and good old denim, had staying power and have transformed our lives. We love fashion, we love the evolution in fashion. Some of these stood better as they were, and well, some, evolved into master inventions. Everything we wear on a…

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Fall Art Guide 2016: 9 Shows to See This Season

Summer is fleeting, but the plethora of art guide shows to see this fall more than makes up for that. New York City is always a hub for art from around the world, but this fall's exhibitions seem especially cosmopolitan. Here are 9 shows to see this season. #1. Sarah Sze: “Timekeeper” - (September 11…

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The Top 9 Trends of The Fall 2016 Couture Shows

 There must be something in the water. Empire waistlines, ’40s-style suiting, and elegant plissé pleating were among the throwback trends to make a return this season, along with time-tested techniques like lacework, featherwork, and elaborate floral embellishments. In sharp relief to these ethereal trends was a new interest in denim, that plebeian stuff, and the appearance…

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9 Interesting Facts About the Parthenon and Ancient Greek Art

Ancient Greek culture was full of different types of art. Ancient Greeks decorated almost every part of their lives, from their buildings and city streets to the inside of their homes, many objects in Greek life were created with beauty in mind. Greek artists created masterpieces in painting, metal work, mosaic, sculpture, architecture, literature, and…

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Top 9 Most Beautiful Waterfalls in the World

Visiting these waterfalls brings the opportunity to view some of the most spectacular sights on earth. There are few natural wonders that are filled with such awe-inspiring beauty, capturing what’s best about being alive on this magnificent place we call earth. #1. Niagara Falls Niagara Falls is the collective name for three waterfalls that straddle…

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9 Amazing, Famous Festivals Around The World You Need To Visit

There are some amazing festivals that take place around the world where millions of people gather to have a good time. Festivals that have gathered millions of people from around the world partying, drinking and having the time of their lives. This is life as it should be, so check out our selection of festival…

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