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Ten of the Longest War Ever Fought

On May 19, 1643, French Bourbon  forces beat Spanish forces allied with the Hapsburgs at the battle of Rocroi during the 30 Years War. This French victory for practical purposes ended Spain’s time as a land power. As the name implies, the war went on for a long time, j...

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Dont Change a Thing - 8 Investions That Never Needed Updating

If someone presented you with an original 1868 Sholes and Glidden Type-Writer, and told you to write your senior thesis using it, you’d be in for a world of pain. The speed you type with on your close-set keys would be gone, and most of your fingers would be too weak to giv...

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Top Ten Interesting Facts About Mars

There’s something magical about the planet Mars that easily catches our eye and piques our interest. Whether it’s the blood-red hue, its similarity to Earth, or the possibility that we may one day be able to live on it, we always seem to find something new to love about ...

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Some Colored Pencils And Some Glue To Create Something Cool

Some might think that Peter Brown is a bit of a computer geek at his day job, but we think he is a creative genius because of the work he does on the side. His passion is working with wood, metal and other materials to create some truly spectacular pieces. Everything he m...

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Seven Historical Parallels to Game Of Thrones

When creating his highly detailed fantasy world, George R.R. Martin based much of Game of Thrones on medieval European history...

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3D Video Game Art Looks Great Even Without Glasses

Every year, the Toronto Comics Arts Festival mounts a gallery show that has comics artists and professional illustrators creating work that draws from video games....

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