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15 Mark Twain Secrets And Surprising Facts

Author and humorist Mark Twain was born Samuel Langhorne Clemens in Florida, Missouri in 1835. Clemens took the pen name Mark Twain, a nod to his early years as a riverboat captain on the Mississippi River. The term "mark twain" represents…

10 Hidden Secrets of Leonardo da Vinci

Leonardo da Vinci was a master of observation. He had very little formal education as an illegitimate child growing up in Vinci, Italy. In order to satisfy his ever-curious mind, he learned to observe the world around him. He'd watch birds…

The Mandela Effect and False Memories

Have you experienced the Mandela Effect? Have you ever remembered something incorrectly only to discover that many other people have the same false memory? You're 100% certain it's the way you remember it, but are surprised to learn that…

Dead Lines: Famous Last Words—Both Eerie And Odd

The final thoughts and words of famous people before death These famous last words of celebrities, politicians, and entertainers will give you a chill. The words quoted here range from humorous to spiritual to just plain strange. Whatever…