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Facts About William Shakespeare

Author of over 38 plays, 154 sonnets and several long-form poems, William Shakespeare is one of the most well known and revered writers in history. Even in his own time, Shakespeare was celebrated as an prolific and entertaining playwright. His works have …

Facts About Roses

Roses are one of the most sought after and favorite plants, with over 100 species of roses available and most of them originate in Asia, while the rest are from Africa, North America and Europe. Roses were commercialized since early days and …

Facts About Julius Caesar

Julius Caesar is a name many of us are familiar with. However, do we know anything else besides the fact that he met his end on the Ides of March? Early Life Gaius Julius Caesar, or Julius Caesar as we know him, …

Facts about the Vikings

A common misconception occurred during the 18th century about the Vikings, and heavily developed into a more romanticised view during the 19th century. The Vikings were often depicted as violent, heathen adventurers who pillaged and conquered many lands. Popular mythology also views …

Facts About King Tut

In the late 19th century little was known about the ancient King Tutankhamun, until his discovery by an English archaeologist Howard Carter on November 4, 1922 and he soon became the most famous Egyptian Pharaoh that ever lived. ‘The boy king’ as …
Queen Victoria

Facts About Queen Victoria

There is a lot to be said about Queen Victoria. In fact, a great deal already has. Crowned the reigning monarch of the United Kingdom at the age of 18, her 63 year reign lent its name to an entire era, a …

10 Little-Known Historical Facts

We put a lot of faith in the history we learn throughout life, but for most of us it would seem we learn only the history that the book-writers want us to learn. There are many historical facts we accept as truth, …

Top 10 Rock Albums of All Time

When it comes to “top” lists, many of them seem to be based on someone’s opinion, and you know what they say about opinions. On the other hand, when it comes down to it, just about any list that involves the entertainment …

High heels were originally made for men

It’s probably fair to say that any woman’s wardrobe simply wouldn’t be complete without a pair of striking killer heels. From kitten heel slip-ons, sensible court shoes, and sensational summer wedges, women today really are spoilt for choice when it comes to …
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