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Eight Factoids About Britain’s Royal Baby

With most international media and the royal family celebrating the birth of the third in line to the British throne and the […]

07/24/2013. Category: famous. Tags:

The wood man

Over the years you might have received an email with amazing pictures of wooden cars being driven in the canals of Venice, […]

03/13/2013. Category: famous. Tags:

Liar, Liar

During elections campaigns keen politicians dust off old promises for new presentations: same sins, different faces. Try as they might, however, politicians […]

05/30/2012. Category: famous. Tags:

Leonardo da Vinci the genius

Leonardo da Vinci, who was born in Vinci, near Florence in 1452, is known for his visionary ideas.  He made sketches of […]

06/23/2011. Category: famous. Tags: ,

Al Capone myths

The “fact” that Al Capone evaded justice numerous times and was finally indicted for income tax evasion is partial myth. Capone was […]

05/19/2011. Category: famous. Tags: ,

First female doctor

In the period known as the “Old Kingdom” in Ancient Egypt, from 2600-2100 BC, all professions were open to men and women, […]

04/20/2011. Category: famous. Tags: ,

Social media is more popular than porn

At around 500 BC Greek philosopher Hiraclitus wrote that “the only constant is change.” Not much has changed since. Good prevails. Movies […]

01/25/2011. Category: famous. Tags:

Surprising first careers of famous people

If you’re experiencing some vocational unrest and are worried you’re unqualified for anything other than what your university degree directly prepare you for, […]

10/19/2010. Category: famous. Tags:

English kings did not speak English for 300 years

Edward the Confessor grew up in Normandy, France while his half-brother Hardicanute was ruling England. At Hardicanute’s death in 1042, Edward took […]

08/16/2010. Category: famous. Tags: , ,

Airline passenger facts and the Steven Slater effect

Major airlines are required by law to employ flight attendants for the safety and security of their passengers. Passenger safety is the […]

08/11/2010. Category: famous. Tags: , ,

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