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15 Inflammatory Facts About Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

by on July 29, 2018 3

Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451 is an American classic and widely regarded as one of the most important science fiction works ever published. The novel presents a future dystopian America where books are outlawed and the job of “firemen” is to burn down houses in which books have been discovered. For everyone who read this classic in school, […]

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15 Fun Facts about Paris – The City of Lights

by on July 26, 2018 1

Paris has been the capital of France since 987 AD and is located along the Seine River in northern central France. Here are 15 fun facts about Paris – the City of Lights. Facts about Paris: Paris has more dogs than children. It is estimated that nearly half a million canines inhabit the city. Paris is […]

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15 Unusual Facts About Sleep and Dreams

by on July 26, 2018 0

We spend approximately one-third of our lives asleep. Sleep is pretty universal among complex organisms; most animals, fish, insects and birds need sleep. Here are 15 unusual facts about sleep that won’t keep you up at night. Facts about Sleep and Dreams: Humans are the only mammals that willingly delay sleep. We are also the […]

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15 Fascinating Facts about the Arc de Triomphe

by on July 25, 2018 1

The Arc de Triomphe is one of the must-see sites in Paris. The Arc was commissioned by Napoleon in 1806, but he never got to see it; the structure was completed 15 years after his death. The monument honors brave soldiers who fought for France, particularly, during the Napoleonic Wars. So before you visit Paris, […]

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15 Majestic Facts about Queen Elizabeth II

by on July 25, 2018 0

Queen Elizabeth II was 25 years old when she took the throne in 1952. She was the longest reigning monarch in Britain’s history. She was also the longest-reigning female monarch in world history. More than 80% of the citizens in the UK weren’t yet born when she took the throne. Here are 15 Regal Facts […]

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15 Fast Facts about Michigan

by on January 24, 2018 0

Michigan in many ways is all about water. Even the name Michigan is based on the Chippewa word “meicigama” meaning “great water”. It has about 65,000 inland lakes and ponds and borders four of the five Great Lakes. The state has the longest shoreline in the continental U.S. – nearly 5,300 kilometers (3,300 miles). “The […]

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