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Who Is Nero?

Born Lucius Domitius Ahenobarbus on 15 December 37 AD in Antium, Nero was Roman emperor from 54 to 68 AD. He was the first Christian persecutor his indecision caused confusion during the Great Fire of Rome of 64. Nero has come to be associated with tyranny and decadence but his reign increased...

10 Great Painters Who Were Mentally Disturbed

10 Great Painters Who Were Mentally Disturbed

When the dying tyrant Nero proclaimed on his death bed “Oh, what an artist that perishes in me!” his remarks reveal more than just the arrogance of history’s darkest man. They also reveal the almost immutable cultural connection between art and great suffering; between the artist and the sufferer....

Jeff Hardy Arrested for Steroids and Drug Trafficking

Jeff Hardy Arrested for Steroids and Drug Trafficking

Jeff Hardy has been arrested on charges of possession and distribution of Steroids, Heroin, and Drug Trafficking. Rumors have it that his brother Matt Hardy have bailed him out as well. "Sheriff Lane Carter reports the arrest of an individual on charges of trafficking in controlled prescription...

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The Meditations by Marcus Aurelius

The MeditationsBy Marcus Aurelius Written 167 A.C.E.Translated by George Long Book One From my grandfather Verus I learned good morals and the government of my temper. From the reputation and remembrance of my father, modesty and a manly character. From my mother, piety and beneficence, and...

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What Is Ripping a CD?

Ripping a CD does not mean tearing it up into two. (That’s actually impossible—and when you think about it, pointless.) Ripping a CD means to copy music from a compact disk (or, in its more familiar abbreviated form, CD) to a computer. You can copy it file by file or use special software that...