Bill Walton dies at 71

Basketball legend Bill Walton is one of the sport’s most recognizable and beloved figures. His success on the court is well-documented; the nation’s top college basketball star at UCLA under legendary coach John Wooden, he then played for two NBA Championship teams – the Portland Trail Blazers and Boston Celtics. But Bill’s nightmarish challenges off … Read the rest

10 most famous photos of all time

This is the very first photograph ever taken. The scientist Nicéphore Niépce (1765-1833) was enthralled by the burgeoning craze for Lithography and decided to place polished pewter plates coated with a light sensitive chemical called bitumen of Judea inside a camera obscura. Niépce took this famous picture from his house in Saône-et-Loire. The exposure took … Read the rest

The Most Expensive House In The World 2023

Expensive homes across the world are quite impressive not only by their appearances but also because of the luxurious amenities, interiors, and location of the house. Here is the list of the most expensive houses in the world and everyone’s dream place to reside in.

1. Buckingham Palace – $1.3 Billion 

Source: telegraph.co.uk

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Where Are the Hamptons, and Why Are They So Popular?

Most everyone who grew up in the Northeastern U.S., or is familiar with the New York metro area, knows about the Hamptons. But for many others, “the Hamptons” is merely a name. So, what are the Hamptons? Where are they? And why is the area so popular?

Here, we’ll answer some basic questions about this

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The Hamptons Homes of Your Favorite Celebrities

The Hamptons are a major hotspot for celebrity real estate. Hollywood’s most famous flock to eastern Long Island every summer to live as only Hamptons celebrities can: soaking up sun on the beach, relaxing in their sprawling mansions, and hitting up adorable farm stands. It’s enough to make us all a little envious. But we … Read the rest

Louis Armstrong Plays Trumpet at the Egyptian Pyramids

During the Cold War, the United States made the case for the American way of life by sending its best ambassadors abroad — jazz musicians. “Music that was unique to America and represented a fusion of African and African-American cultures with other traditions was a democratic art form that helped others to understand the open-minded … Read the rest

Today in History: Dr. Strangelove premieres

Stanley Kubrick’s black comic masterpiece, Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb opens in theaters to both critical and popular acclaim. The movie’s popularity was evidence of changing attitudes toward atomic weapons and the concept of nuclear deterrence.

Atomic Bomb History

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When Tina Turner Set a Guinness World Record

In 1988, legendary soul and R&B singer Tina Turner held a distinction that few other recording artists have accomplished: a Guinness World Record for the largest paying audience for a solo artist in history, The New York Times reports. At that time, Turner performed to no fewer than 180,000 fans at Maracanã Stadium in Rio … Read the rest