Month: July 2018

People watch TV and movies for many different reasons. One of the best ways to attract an audience is with a recognizable star. Even in those instances, however, there are times when it feels impossible to separate the story and the actors from the props. Imagine Thor without his hammer or Spider-Man without his costume.
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Barbershops have a rich history. This was particularly true ages ago when surgery, bloodletting, enemas, and tooth extractions were part of the norm (in addition to fresh shaves). In our day and age, such establishments often serve as a locale for social interaction pertaining to contemporary issues. The following list examines barbers who traded in
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The Inca Empire lasted only around 100 years, until they were overrun by the invading Spanish in the 16th century. The last Inca emperor, Atahualpa, was executed on July 26, 1533. His remains were given a Christian burial by the Spanish, but it is believed that his followers dug them up again and mummified his
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Many people have heard the story of Typhoid Mary, the healthy woman who spread disease everywhere she went. However, almost no one knows the story of Mary Mallon, a feisty woman with a carving knife, who fought hard for freedom from imprisonment from the New York City Health Department. Of course, Mary Mallon was “Typhoid
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To many Americans, the flag of the United States of America is a symbol of national pride that they display on flagpoles in front of their homes, on their clothing, and pretty much everywhere. Few countries enjoy the considerably ubiquitous nature Americans have with their flags, which may seem strange to anyone not from the
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