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    Freddie Mercury Was Part of Brian May and Roger Taylor’s Entourage...

    While mention of Queen usually conjures up images of its legendary frontman, Freddie Mercury, the band was actually the musical creation of guitarist Brian May, many years before the Mercury wowed the world with his three-octave vocal range. Raised in the Feltham, Middlesex, section of London, ...Continue reading
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    How The Beatles Got Together and Became the Best-Selling Band of...

    Before John, Paul, George and Ringo became The Beatles, they were simply four teenagers from Liverpool. Never could John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr have imagined they would go on to form one of the most successful groups in modern history, influencing the ...Continue reading
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    Who Was Rudy Ray Moore, the Godfather of Rap?

    Rudy Ray Moore was born to entertain — and to push the envelope. He began his career in music before he pioneered a new raunchier style of standup comedy that was often deemed too much for Hollywood. Eventually, he became a film star, known for shaking up the underground film industry with his 1975 ...Continue…
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    12 Notable Members of the Kennedy Family

    With their wealth and power, the Kennedys have been touted as the closest thing to royalty in America. Having left their homeland of Ireland in the 1840s to escape the potato famine, the Kennedys — starting with Boston-born Patrick Joseph "P.J." Kennedy (1858-1929) — built their future from the ...Continue reading
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    12 Notable Members of the Kennedy Family

    With their wealth and power, the Kennedys have been touted as the closest thing to royalty in America. Having left their homeland of Ireland in the 1840s to escape the potato famine, the Kennedys — starting with Boston-born Patrick Joseph "P.J." Kennedy (1858-1929) — built their future from the ...Continue reading
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    Jackie Robinson and 10 Other African American Pioneers in Sports

    Despite the severe racial, social and economic barriers that African American athletes have been subjected to throughout history, there have been notable individuals who have risen above the challenges and shattered all expectations. Not only did these athletes achieve "firsts" in their sport, but ...Continue reading
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    Antony and Cleopatra’s Legendary Love Story

    It is an ending so epic that Shakespeare himself couldn’t better it. In the golden city of Alexandria, Cleopatra VII (69-30 BC), Queen of Egypt, holes up in her self-made mausoleum, as her arch-nemesis Octavian (later known as Augustus), Emperor of Rome, closes in. But she is not alone. In her arms ...Continue reading
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    The Kooky Symbolism on the Beatles’ ‘Abbey Road’ Album Cover

    Ask your friends to name the biggest hoax of 1969 and you might the "Paul Is Dead" rumor. For much of the late 1960s, hearsay about the Beatles had been building up until the strange meme hit newspapers everywhere: that Paul McCartney fatally crashed his Aston Martin in 1966 and for years had been ...Continue…
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    Sonia Sotomayor and 9 Other Latina Pioneers of the 19th, 20th...

    Whether it be in politics, science, medicine or the arts, Latinas have defied social, cultural, and gender stereotypes throughout many generations and have become pioneers in their respective fields and native countries. In honor of these brave, daring, and at times controversial women, here are ...Continue reading
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    Lewis and Clark: How the Explorers’ Corps of Discovery Transformed North...

    It was the greatest explorative expedition the young United States of America had ever known. On May 14, 1804, co-commanders Meriwether Lewis and William Clark set out from Camp Dubois, outside of St. Louis, Missouri, with a group of hearty, eager explorers. Dubbed the “Corps of Discovery” by ...Continue reading