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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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Bob Marley: 9 Inspirational Quotes From the Reggae Music Legend

Bob’s words and music will live on for ages! Marley was much more than a leader of a band, he was a public figure who used his voice to stand for something much greater than himself. Bob Marley will always be remembered for his politically conscious music that transcended race, age and economics. Here are…

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9 Interesting Facts About Languages

Language is a complex and fascinating aspect of our lives that scientists believe to have evolved out of a series of grunts and hand gestures. From those primitive beginnings, languages have been born and have died, with complex systems of understanding built on basic foundations. Here are some of the most interesting language facts from…

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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 Weird Sex Facts From The Ancient World

Sex has fascinated mankind from the very beginning. While most conservatives argue that sex has become too central in today’s liberal-minded society, a far cry from the pious nature of our ancient forebears, some of the sexual practices of the ancients were too bizarre even for our modern standards. #1. Sex with another man’s wife…

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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 Funny Photos by Lucas Levitan

Lucas Levitan, a Brazilian illustrator based in London, has a wild imagination that seems to invent alternative stories for everything he sees. Photo Invasion is Lucas Levitan Instagram project. He steal photos and add an illustrative touch. Here are 9 funny photos by Lucas Levitan. Source #1. Cute teddys accident

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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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Canon EOS-1D Mark IV : 9 Thing You Must to Know

The "D" means digital and the "1" means top-of-the-line, as-good-as-it-gets, #1. The "Mark IV" in the 1D product name indicates the maturity of this model - the fourth generation. While the Canon EOS-1D Mark IV may not have every DSLR bell and whistle available at its release, it delivers a combination of speed, performance, image…

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9 Innovative, Eco-Friendly Designer Lamps Made From Bamboo

We can do some things to decelerate the environmental degradation. Taking the first step towards an eco-friendly lifestyle can be as simple as replacing those ugly plastic light fixtures with ones that are made from greener materials. Bamboos are used by humans for centuries to manufacture useful products. One of the most popular bamboo products…

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9 Interesting Facts About The Centaurs

Centaurs are half-human, half-horse creatures in Greek mythology. They have the body of a horse and the torso, head and arms of a man. They were considered to be the children of Ixion, king of the Lapiths, and Nephele, a cloud made in the image of Hera. But a more popular theory is that they…

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9 Interesting Facts about Chinese Dragons

Dragons are important mythological creatures in Chinese culture. Entertaining and decorative dragon costumes often make an appearance in performances during certain celebrations, such as National Day and Chinese New Year. These costumes and the creatures they represent have large symbolic significance. The legends that surround Chinese dragons are intriguing and occasionally even surprising. Check out…

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Top 9 Interesting Facts About Chinese Martial Arts

If you want to know a number of fighting styles formed and developed in China, you have to check Facts about Chinese Martial Arts. China is always associated with martial art due to the presence of wushu and kung fu. References to the concepts and use of Chinese martial arts can be found in popular…

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