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List of Norse Gods and Goddesses

In Norse Mythology the original inhabitants of Valhalla were the Æsir (gods) and Ásynjur (goddesses), but they were not the first divinities the Nordic races worshiped...

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10 of the Worlds Oldest Known Civilizations

For hundreds of thousands of years, humans were nomads, hunting, and gathering, moving around the landscape, until around 10,000 and 7,000 BC, things changed...Read More

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5 Famous Snipers of World War II

The U.S.S.R. was the only country that heavily trained sniper units during the decade leading up to the Second World War. Other nations trained them, but not to the same degree. In fact, 95 of the top 100...Read More

9 Spheres of Heaven (Dante's Paradiso)

Paradiso (English: "Heaven", "Paradise") is the third and the last section of Dante's epic poem of Divine Comedy. In it, the Italian poet describes his journey...Read More

List of 20 Most Spectacular Art Deco Skyscrapers in the U.S.

Art Deco was an art and architecture movement which emerged in France shortly before the outbreak of World War I in 1914 and spread around the world in the...Read More

List of 12 Ancient Greek Gods and Goddesses

Ancient Greek religion and mythology recognized a number of deities but the most venerated gods and goddesses were the so-called Twelve Olympians who were...Read More

5 Events that Led to the Russian Revolution of 1917

Starting with the so-called February Revolution in 1917 and ending with the October Revolution later that year...Read More

List of the 6 Mitford Sisters

Also known as the Mitford girls, the 6 Mitford sisters were highly controversial daughters of David Freeman-Mitford, 2nd Baron Redesdale (1878-1958) and his wife...Read More

12 Outstanding Paintings by Henri Matisse

Henri Matisse (1869-1954), one of the most admired and respected French artists of the 20th century was the foremost figure of Fauvism, a style of painting that emerged in the early...Read More

List of 10 Famous Britons and Their Fortune

Fame and fortune typically go hand in hand. This, however, wasn't always the case. Contrary to today's celebrities, many great historical figures didn't enjoy fortune even though...Read More

10 Masterpieces of Victorian Architecture

The term Victorian architecture describes several - predominantly revival - architectural styles that were popular from the mid- to the end of the 19th century;...Read More

6 Key Events of the Space Race

In the mid-1950s, the rivalry between the Cold War superpowers - the United States and the Soviet Union - was taken into space, giving rise to a period known as the Space Race that...Read More

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