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Tony Hawk: The Living Legend

Tony Hawk is one of the most famous Skateboarders in the history of the sport. He is an international star who has done tremendous work for the sport of skateboarding, and was the first athlete to ever complete the 900. … Continue reading

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The Wombat

The Wombat is a Marsupial that can be found in Australia. They are quadrupeds who are herbivores and are, for the most part, nocturnal creatures that reside in mountains and forests. They are exclusively found in Australia and, one interesting … Continue reading

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Christopher Columbus

Christopher Columbus was an explorer from Italy who sailed across the Atlantic and brought knowledge to the Europeans about the existence of the American continent. He landed in America in 1492 and completed a voyage which turned out to be … Continue reading

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String Theory

String Theory is a theory in particle physics that attempts to describe the reality of our Universe and bring together Quantum Mechanics and General Relativity. As we attempt to better comprehend the nature of space/time, some leading physicists believe that … Continue reading

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All About Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin was one of the Founding Fathers of The United States of America. He was one of the most influential Americans to have ever lived, and continues to be admired for his political, scientific and literary skills. He was … Continue reading

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Cat Stevens

Cat Stevens, now named Yusuf Islam, is a musician who rose to fame in the 1970’s. His most well known record was released in the early 70’s and is called, “Tea For The Tillerman.” He was a brilliant singer-songwriter with … Continue reading

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The Battle of Guadalcanal

The Battle of Guadalcanal was one of the most pivotal battles of World War II. It was fought between August 7th, 1942 and February 9th, 1943. The Allied forces in the Pacific launched their second major campaign against the Japanese … Continue reading

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The Life of Tolstoy

Leo Tolstoy was a Russian writer whose most famous books, “War and Peace” and “Anna Karenina,” are two of the greatest novels ever written. Many critics believe that “War and Peace” is the single greatest novel ever written. Tolstoy lived … Continue reading

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Galileo’s Life and Legacy

Galileo Galilei changed the course of history with his impact on the Scientific Revolution. He was a philosopher, mathematician, astronomer and physicist who supported the Copernican Revolution. Galileo’s Life was spent in search of the truth, and he is called … Continue reading

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The Last Supper

Leonardo da Vinci’s The Last Supper is one of the most famous paintings ever created. As one of the greatest artists of all time, da Vicnci painted a masterpiece that depicts Jesus at his final meal before his death. While … Continue reading

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