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How to play at Roket Casino — login, deposits and withdraw 2022

Aussie Rocket Casino Review 2022 Just like its sister sites (Golden Crown Casino, StayCasino, and QB Casino), the Aussie brand Rocket Casino is licensed and...

Heroin Was Initially Marketed As A Cough Suppressant By Bayer AG

From 1898-1910, the German drug company Bayer marketed diacetylmorphine as an over the counter drug under their trademark name Heroin.  The name was derived from the Greek...

Syndromes: Foreign Accent Synrome

Foreign accent syndrome (FAS) is speech disorder that causes a sudden change to speech so that a person speaks with a “foreign” accent.  The...

Tapped Four

Parties, game nights and even dinners become so boring at times but one good game can bring back all the excitement. Tapped four is...

Important Facts and Information about Coronavirus

Coronavirus is a family of different viruses that can trigger someone to suffer from a common cold or other severe ailments such as SARS...

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Who Said That?: Speak Softly and Carry a Big Stick

The well known phrase “Speak Softly and Carry a Big Stick; you will go far” was first stated by publicly U.S. Vice President Theodore...

Exploding Everlasting Gobstopper

Gobstoppers, (aka Jawbreakers in Canada and the US), are a type of hard candy made up of a number of layers, each layer dissolving...

What’s That Called? Philtrum – The Space Between The Nose & The Upper Lip

The philtrum (Latin philtrum, Greek, ‘love potion’ ), is a medial cleft common to many mammals, extending from the nose to the upper lip, and, together with...

World’s Shortest War: Anglo-Zanzibar War

The shortest war in history occurred on August 27, 1896 between the United Kingdom and Zanzibar.  The Anglo-Zanzibar conflict lasted only 38 minutes and...

On Cloud Nine: Origin

One commonly cited origin of the phrase “on cloud nine”  is from the classifications of clouds defined by the US Weather Bureau in the...

Picasso: Nude, Green Leaves and Bust: Highest Selling Painting at Auction

In 2010, Picasso’s, Nude, Green Leaves and Bust sold for $106.5 million US to an anonymous buyer,  setting a record for the sale of...

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Andy Warhol Shooting

On June 3, 1968, Andy Warhol and art critic/curator Mario Amaya, were shot by Valerie Solanas after she was turned away from Warhol’s Factory...

Rodin’s Age of Bronze

“The Age of Bronze”, Rodin’s first recognized masterpiece sculpture was was exhibited in Brussels and Paris in 1877. The life-sized male nude was such a departure...

Salvador Dali’s Persistence of Memory

Salvador Dali painted “The Persistence of Memory” in 1931 after seeing some Camembert cheese melting in the heat on a hot summer day. Later...

Van Gogh’s Red Vineyard

Vincent van Gogh was not a successful artist during his lifetime and sold only one painting while he was alive. “The Red Vineyard” was...

Art Crime

Italy has by far the most art crime, with approximately 20,000 art thefts reported each year.  Russia has the second most, with approximately 2000...

Oldest Person: Jeanne Louise Calment

Jeanne Louise Calment (21 February 1875 – 4 August 1997) had the longest confirmed human life span in history, living to the age of 122 years,...

Picasso: Nude, Green Leaves and Bust: Highest Selling Painting at Auction

In 2010, Picasso’s, Nude, Green Leaves and Bust sold for $106.5 million US to an anonymous buyer,  setting a record for the sale of...

Edvard Munch’s Graffiti

Edvard Munch’s famous painting The Scream was vandalized  with lightly scrawled graffiti that reads in Norwegian, “Could only have been painted by a madman.”  It is...

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John Lennon – Annie Leibovitz Photo

Born in 1949 in Connecticut, USA Leibovitz studied painting at the San Francisco Art Institute. She became interested in photography  when she lived in...


Hyperrealism is a genre of painting and sculpture resembling a high resolution photograph. It is a fully-recognized school of art and is considered to be...

Van Gogh’s Ear: What Really Happened?

There are two schools of thought about how Vincent van Gogh lost part of his left ear on December 23, 1888. Some believe that Paul Gauguin...

Pablo Picasso’s Full Name

Pablo Picasso’s full name was Pablo Diego José Francisco de Paula Juan Nepomuceno María de los Remedios Cipriano de la Santísima Trinidad Martyr Patricio Clito...

Picasso vs. Braque: Who Can Tell the Difference?

From 1909 – 1914, Georges Braque and Pablo Picasso worked closely together daily to develop Cubism. Both artists produced paintings of monochromatic color and...
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