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The 15 Greatest Stephen King Books

The 15 Greatest Stephen King Books

There's an old joke that Stephen King could probably publish his laundry list at this point, and another that goes further and suggests he's basically been doing that for a decade (or two). The man has produced a ton of works that run the full gamut from really horrible (Dreamcatchers was positively...

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2011 Academy Awards Oscar Nominations

Here are the official 2011 Oscar nominations for the 83rd Academy Awards. BEST PICTURE127 HOURS (Fox Searchlight Pictures)BLACK SWAN (Fox Searchlight Pictures)INCEPTION (Warner Bros Pictures)THE FIGHTER (Relativity Media/Paramount Pictures)THE KIDS ARE ALL RIGHT (Focus Features)THE KING'S SPEECH...

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Aesop's Fables by Aesop

Aesop's FablesBy Aesop Translated by George Fyler Townsend The Wolf and the Lamb Wolf, meeting with a Lamb astray from the fold, resolved not to lay violent hands on him, but to find some plea to justify to the Lamb the Wolf's right to eat him. He thus addressed him: "Sirrah, last year you...

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Larry King Retires From Cnn's Larry King Live

Larry King retires after 25 years on Larry King Live, according to an announcement from King this evening. Larry King will be ending his talk show this fall, as he told fans, "I talked to the guys here at CNN and I told them I would like to end Larry King Live, the nightly show, this fall and CNN...

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10 Most Powerful Martin Luther King Jr Quotes

Martin Luther King, Jr. was one of the most iconic civil rights activists involved in the African American Civil Rights Movement in history. As one of the greatest and most influential leaders of our time, King stood up against oppression while honoring spirituality and humanitarianism. As a...

75 Great Black History Month Quotes

75 Great Black History Month Quotes

Black History Month is the annual remembrance of the events and individuals in the history of African diaspora beyond their traditional homeland. The United States and Canada have celebrated Black History Month every February since its inception in 1976, with the United Kingdom recognizing Black...

24 Terrifying, Thoughtful and Absurd Nursery Rhymes for Children

24 Terrifying, Thoughtful and Absurd Nursery Rhymes for Children

In more repressed times, people were not always allowed to express themselves freely, for fear of persecution. Gossiping, criticizing the government or even talking about current events were often punishable by death. In order to communicate at will, clever rhymes were constructed and passed...

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10 Interesting Facts About Tennessee

Tennessee is a state with a very rich history and vast resources. Not only is Tennessee home to mountain ranges, lakes and plateaus put it is also often credited as the birthplace of country music and several well known historical figures. Below we've listed ten interesting facts about the state of Tennessee.

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Who Is King Arthur?

King Arthur in best known in the story of the Knights of the Round Table which is just one of the details in the story of Geoffrey Monmouth entitled History of the Kings of Britain published in the 11th and 12th centuries. It was however a puzzle up to now if King Arthur was a real person that...

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Crowd Assembles in Atlanta for King Day Service

Martin Luther King's nephew addressed hundreds gathered in Atlanta on Monday and said that the inauguration of the nation's first black president is a step toward realizing King's dream of racial equality, but there is still work to be done. Isaac Newton Farris, who is the president of The King...