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    Dutch Golden Age   Dutch Golden Age
The Dutch Golden Age was a period in Dutch history, roughly spanning the 17th century, in which Dutch trade, science, and art were among the most acclaimed in the world. During a large part of the 17th century the Dutch, traditionally able seafare...
 
    Baroque Music   Baroque Music
The English word baroque is derived from the Italian barocco, meaning bizarre, though probably exuberant would be a better translation more accurately reflecting the sense. The usage of this term originated in the 1860s to describe the highly decorat...
 
    The White House, US Presidents   The White House, US Presidents
For two hundred years, the White House has stood as a symbol of the Presidency, the United States government, and the American people. Its history, and the history of the nationís capital, began when President George Washington signed an Act of Congr...
 
    Hindenburg Crash, Zeppelin Disaster   Hindenburg Crash, Zeppelin Disaster
LZ 129 Hindenburg was a German zeppelin. It and its sister-ship LZ 130 Graf Zeppelin II were the largest aircraft ever built. In its second year of service, it was destroyed by a fire while landing at Lakehurst Naval Air Station in Manchester, New Je...
 
    War of the Worlds Broadcast, Welles   War of the Worlds Broadcast, Welles
The original radio broadcast of Orson Welles' famous radio adaptation of H. G. Wells' classic novel The War of the Worlds was performed by Mercury Theatre on the Air as a Halloween special on October 30, 1938. The live broadcast frightened many liste...
 
    Magnum Photos   Magnum Photos
Two years after the apocalypse that was called the Second World War ended Magnum Photos was founded. The world's most prestigious photographic agency was formed by four photographers - Robert Capa, Henri Cartier-Bresson, George Rodger, and David "Chi...
 
    The World Factbook, CIA   The World Factbook, CIA
The Factbook was created as an annual summary and update to the encyclopedic NIS studies. The first classified Factbook was published in August 1962, and the first unclassified version was publish...
 
    TED, Ideas Worth Spreading   TED, Ideas Worth Spreading
TED is a small nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. It started out (in 1984) as a conference bringing together people from three worlds: Technology, Entertainment, Design. Since then its scope has become ever broader. Along with the annual TE...
 
    Yahoo! Inc.   Yahoo! Inc.
Yahoo! Inc. is an American computer services company with a mission to "be the most essential global Internet service for consumers and businesses". It operates an Internet portal, a web directory and a host of other services including the popular Ya...
 
    The Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy   The Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy
The Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy was founded in 1995 for the purpose of providing detailed, scholarly information on key topics and philosophers in all areas of philosophy. The IEP is free of charge and available to all internet users world wi...
 
       
         



 
 
         
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