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9 ‘Unspeakable Confessions’ Of Salvador Dali
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9 ‘Unspeakable Confessions’ Of Salvador Dali

Madman or genius? Obscenity or art? Dali was the master

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The Astounding Andy Warhol
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The Astounding Andy Warhol

Andy Warhol was one of the defining modern artists, and

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4 Weird Ancient Greek Beliefs About the Dead
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4 Weird Ancient Greek Beliefs About the Dead

In Ancient Greece, for the dead, things are a little

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6 People You Meet in the Underworld
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6 People You Meet in the Underworld

The Underworld is a freaky place, especially for the Ancient

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Mommy, Look What I Found: 6 Dirty Discoveries Found at Roman Ruins
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Mommy, Look What I Found: 6 Dirty Discoveries Found at Roman Ruins

The art left behind by cultures says a lot about

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Romeo Got Off Easy: 11 Worse Ways to Die in a Shakespearean Play
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Romeo Got Off Easy: 11 Worse Ways to Die in a Shakespearean Play

Man, Shakespeare’s characters have it rough. If it’s not poison,

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Names Come From Somewhere: Gods Planets Were Named For
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Names Come From Somewhere: Gods Planets Were Named For

All planet names are governed by a group called the

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Crazy Facts About Photography
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Crazy Facts About Photography

Photography surrounds most of us today. There’s a picture connected

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From Worst to Best: Emperor Domitian v. Emperor Trajan
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From Worst to Best: Emperor Domitian v. Emperor Trajan

Domitian was bald And boy, was he unhappy about it.

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The Odd Life of Pablo Picasso
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The Odd Life of Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso is one of the most influential painters of

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8 Things You Didn’t Know the Word For
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8 Things You Didn’t Know the Word For

When I’m bored, I like to fall back on my

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9 Shakespeare Facts You Didn’t Learn in English Class
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9 Shakespeare Facts You Didn’t Learn in English Class

Most people’s only experience with Shakespeare is their freshman English

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The Museum of Stolen Art
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The Museum of Stolen Art

Ziv Schneider is currently a grad student in NYU whose

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7 Weird Writers Who Inspired The Even Weirder HP Lovecraft
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7 Weird Writers Who Inspired The Even Weirder HP Lovecraft

  HP Lovecraft, the master of the macabre, is pop

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How Tragic: 8 Sad Tales from Greek Myth
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How Tragic: 8 Sad Tales from Greek Myth

What with The Fault in Our Stars and Romeo and Juliet people might

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The Best Art Conspiracy Theories
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The Best Art Conspiracy Theories

Conspiracy theories are always fun to wonder at. They show

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Honeybees, Toddlers, and Other Modern-Day Artists
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Honeybees, Toddlers, and Other Modern-Day Artists

Jack would never have been able to fetch that pail

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9 Most Hated Best Picture Winners
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9 Most Hated Best Picture Winners

While it has its critics, The Academy Awards are one

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Installation Art That May Remind You How Contemplative You Actually Are
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Installation Art That May Remind You How Contemplative You Actually Are

It’s hard to read a giant painting of a single

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7 Weird facts about Greek and Roman Sculpture
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7 Weird facts about Greek and Roman Sculpture

When someone says “Ancient Greece” or “Ancient Rome,” many people’s

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Epaphra, You Are Bald! 13 Kinds of Ancient Graffiti from Pompeii and Herculaneum
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Epaphra, You Are Bald! 13 Kinds of Ancient Graffiti from Pompeii and Herculaneum

In 79 A.D., Mount Vesuvius buried the cities of Pompeii

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A Divine Spark? 4 Famous Epileptics
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A Divine Spark? 4 Famous Epileptics

Once known as the falling sickness, the Ancient Greeks saw

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The Ring-giver Slew The Water-Wolf: 21 Words That Were Way Cooler in Old English
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The Ring-giver Slew The Water-Wolf: 21 Words That Were Way Cooler in Old English

The English language was not always the way it is

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6 Disney Movies From Film To Broadway
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6 Disney Movies From Film To Broadway

Disney movies and Broadway are just an obvious pairing. The

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11 Slang Terms From The Peace Loving 1960s
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11 Slang Terms From The Peace Loving 1960s

While most of my taste for movies, music,, etc.. falls

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