Andrew Johnson skipped his successor’s swearing-in for political reasons.

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Image by Gordon Johnson from Pixabay


Biden’s swearing in will not be the only ceremony of note.

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Photo by Joshua Sukoff on Unsplash


It would only be used for large transfers between banks

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Photo from The National Museum of American History — Public Domain


The famous French general, Napoleon Bonaparte, was cuckolded and ghosted by his first wife Joséphine, but his love for her never died.

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Joséphine de Beauharnais by Andrea Appiani/Wikimedia Commons


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

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