Archive for the ‘History’ Category

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Studies Show Big Advance in HIV Prevention

AIDS experts at the Gladstone Institutes (part of the University of California, San Francisco) have made remarkable headway with preventative immunizations which prevent HIV transmission. Granted it’s only in the trial stages and tested on […]

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20 Things You Didn’t Know About Dr. Seuss

He gave us “The Lorax,” “Green Eggs & Ham,” “The Cat in the Hat,” and several other books we know by heart. But what you may not know is Dr. Seuss was terrified of small […]

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Hugh Dryden: The Man and His Legacy

If you don’t know who Hugh Dryden is, you need to find out NOW. He’s one of, if not the most, brilliant and legendary aerospace researchers and aerodynamicists in our galaxy. Read about his life […]

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10 TV Shows That Changed The World

Anybody who has tried to change themselves knows precisely how difficult it is to change others. And they also appreciate the magnitude of being able to change the entire world as we know it. Which […]

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The Lost Cow Tunnels of New York City

Anyone who has visited the Big Apple knows just how great of a place it is. Perhaps what’s more fascinating is an entire underground system lurks beneath all the concrete, culture and noise. Here’s some […]

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Elizabeth Kubler Ross

Famed author and psychiatrist Elizabeth Kubler Ross pioneered significant understanding of the condition of being human while dealing with loss, grief, and death. Read about her here with Biography’s Elizabeth Kubler Ross.

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What Alan Turing Gave Psychology

On Christmas Eve, 2013, The Queen offered British mathematician Alan Turing a pardon from a “crime” he committed sixty years ago. Read how his efforts transformed technology and what we know about the human mind […]

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A Mystery People – The Melungeons

Dark skinned but ginger haired people living in the Southeastern US during the late 1600s and early 1700s have seemed to stump anthropologists. Little is known about this group of folks other than they were […]

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The Biggest Selling Christmas Album of All Time

It doesn’t surprise us that “The King of Rock and Roll” and his “Blue Christmas” is the most treasured collection of Christmas tunes ever. The history behind the album is, however, a bit surprising. Read […]

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Which Words Originated In Your Birth Year?

Man, people make a gazillion new words every couple of centuries! Betcha didn’t know that one of the words in the previous sentence was whipped up in the same year I was invented! Check out […]

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