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The Original Betty Boop, Esther Jones [aka Baby Esther] was an African American singer and entertainer of the late 1920s.

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Alan Turing's 5 Most Powerful Quotes

Alan Turing, British mathematician altered the course of the C. His 1936 paper laid the foundation of computer science, providing the first formal concept of a computer algorithm.

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Throwaway Scent Bottles In the late 18th century, perfume became available to the masses when perfumers and chemists began selling or giving away as samples tiny amounts in inexpensive, disposable containers. These simple, naïve bottles came to be known as "throwaways" since they were generally tossed out when empty. [...]

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Books About Being Different & Being Yourself

Leo the Late Bloomer by Robert Kraus; "Leo isn't reading, or writing, or drawing, or even speaking, and his father is concerned. But Leo's mother isn't. She knows her son will do all those things, and more, when he's ready."

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A Memphis jury’s UNANIMOUS verdict on December 8, 1999 RULED that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated by a conspiracy that included agencies of his own government. Almost 32 years after King’s murder at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis on April 4, 1968, a court extended the circle of responsibility for the assassination beyond the late scapegoat James Earl Ray to the United States government.

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Community Post: 23 Reasons Craig Ferguson Is The Best Host Of "The Late Late Show"

The phone calls. | Community Post: 23 Reasons Craig Ferguson Is The Best Host Of "The Late Late Show"

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Menat of Taharqo, Late Period, Dynasty 25, reign of Taharqo, ca. 690–664 b.c. This faience menat represents part of a heavy necklace carried in ritual scenes. Menat was Egyptian artifact which, like the sistrum, was closely connected with the goddess Hathor. It was held in the hand by its counterpoise and used as a rattle by Hathor's priestesses. Often it was worn as a protective amulet, even by Apis bulls, the sons of Hathor.

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Paint splattered clothing was a big trend in the late 80's. I made a bunch of splattered clothes myself. They were WAY cool!!

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