Two-minutes-long and $266 million

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Photo by Jakob Owens on Unsplash


What contribution did Mileva Maric make to Einstein’s work?

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Photo by Taton Moïse on Unsplash

Who is Mileva Maric?


The story of the piggy-bank.

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Photo by Jude Beck on Unsplash


and Congress left through the tunnels — in 1932


The prophetess Deborah spoke to God, and Jael used a hammer to deliver justice.

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“Jael, Deborah, and Barak” by Francisco Goya/Wikimedia Commons

Why Deborah is a badass


“A twisting of the mouth or one-sided spasm of the mouth.”

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Sir Charles Bell, photo from Granger on Public Domain


When the U.S. Americanized the Philippines it produced tons of nurses

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Filipino nurses senior class receives instruction in operation room techniques at PGH (ca. 1915–1916) | Credit: UC Berkeley


One of the worst military offensives ever

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Janwillemvanaalst/Wikimedia Commons/Altered by the author

The lead up to 1916


Now, it seems the pope has more detractors than defenders

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Pope Pius XII — From Michael Pitcairn, Public Domain


How does a beloved community member turn out to be a deranged cult leader? Or is it vice versa?

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By Nancy Wong — Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, Wikimedia Commons

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