The World is Divided as Fidel Castro is Found Dead

As Cuban-Americans celebrate in the streets of Miami, world leaders across the globe are offering up their condolences. The recent death of the Cuban leader has encouraged celebrations among the country’s exiles in Miami, as well as the expressions of sorrow from some world leaders. Only 30 minutes had passed since the Cuban government had

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The Vampire Queen – Author Anne Rice

Anne Rice is the author of a variety of supernatural novels, her most famous being The Vampire Chronicles which including the novel Interview with a Vampire. The Early Years Anne Rice was born on October 4, 1941 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Her birth name was Howard Allen Frances O’Brien, and she was named after her

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Nobel Prize Winner Dr. Barry J. Marshall

Dr. Marshall’s unique discovery of how stomach ulcers result from bacteria and can be cured using antibiotics won him the 2005 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. Barry J. Marshall was born on September 30, 1951 in Kalgoorlie, Australia. While he was training to be a doctor, he joined pathologist J. Robin Warren to investigate

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The 53rd Anniversary of JFK’s Death

Today, November 23rd, 2016, marks the 53rd anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. The event occurred shortly after noon as the President and the First Lady rode in a motorcade through Dealey Plaza in downtown Dallas, Texas. The President’s Career Plans Prior to his Death During the fall of 1963, President Kennedy

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The Pink Bathrooms of the Past

The bathroom has always been a place that we love to decorate, and oftentimes its décor is so different from the rest of the home. Maybe it’s because we want to add a personalized touch to a very personal space. But back when indoor plumbing first became a thing, home owners went to extremes when

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Calvin Coolidge’s Thanksgiving Raccoon

  There has been a long history of pets in the White House, from Andrew Jackson’s profane parrot to the Clinton’s Socks the Cat. But there is hardly any that come close to the unlikely pet of our 30th President, Calvin Coolidge. It was late November 1926, when a live animal that was sent by

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Unusual Ways Alcohol was Hidden During the Prohibition

On January 17, 1920, the United States made the nation’s 5th largest industry illegal with the beginning of the Prohibition era. It was a very difficult time for those who made their living making and distributing booze. But as always, we found a way to get around the government’s unfair ruling. Bootleggers started making whiskey

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