Thomas Jefferson wrote parts of the Declaration of Independence in a Philadelphia tavern.
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Nelson Mandela passed away today at the age of 95. Most of us are pretty familiar with his imprisonment and anti-Apartheid work; here are a few things you might not have known.
Prohibition ended in 1933, but the colorful colloquialisms it brought about will live on forever.
For the past two years, an enterprising fan has labored to reassemble the original cut of the movie, which was deemed too weird for theaters.
German is known for its extra long compound words. Ever wonder how they're created?
It was 80 years ago today that the Twenty-first Amendment to the Constitution was ratified, repealing the earlier Amendment that declared the manufacture, sale, and transport of alcohol illegal in the
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First impressions mean everything, and most of the time, they start with a handshake. Here’s what you need to know to make the locals happy on your next business trip.
If you've ventured out in public since November 1, you've probably noticed Christmas decorations in red and green.
While Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin were concluding humanity's first Moonwalk, the Soviets made a surprise appearance.
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