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When Brian Blessed Met Picasso He Asked Him To Draw A Dove, Which He Rejected. It’s Now Worth £57 million

Reading Time: 2 minutes When British actor Brian Blessed met Picasso as a child he asked him to draw a dove. Now for a world renowned artist, a dove would have been a rather simple thing to draw. But children can be incredible difficult beings to deal with, and sometimes they will ignorantly challenge anyone over anything. And this …

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The Most Successful Pirate Ever Was A Female Prostitute From China

Reading Time: 2 minutes This is a spectacular example of why you should never judge a book by its cover. The most successful pirate of ever was a young, attractive female prostitute from China named Ching Shih. At the height of her power she commanded up to 1,800 ships , and up to 80,000 men, women and children. She practicality had …

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Anthony Hopkins Doesn’t Blink During Silence of the Lambs

Reading Time: 2 minutes For every minute that he was on film, Anthony Hopkins doesn’t blink once during Silence of the Lambs. This is a remarkable achievement, as simply managing to keep ones eyes open while under the intense pressure of both giving a powerful performance and bright lights glaring down on him could have been a big enough distraction …

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Billy The Kid’s Real Name Was William Henry McCarty, Jr.

Reading Time: 3 minutes For well over 130 years there has been much speculation about Billy the Kid’s real name. His name, just as the young man himself, has remained an enigma. While the world knows much of his criminal exploits, a significant portion of his personal details remain a mystery, including his real name. This is in part due …

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The Boy Who Voiced Bambi Went On To Become The Youngest Ever Marine Drill Instructor

Reading Time: 2 minutes Would you believe that the voice of Bambi went on to become a drill instructor? Not only a drill instructor, but the youngest ever in the Marines. This man turned out to be so tough that he served three tours in Vietnam. So I guess that you are wondering who this Marine drill instructor that …

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Albert Einstein Was Such A Womanizer He Would Wear A Silk Robe To Flash Women

Reading Time: 2 minutes The man who is regarded as the epitome of intelligence, Albert Einstein had a soft spot for women. A real soft spot it turns out. But was Albert Einstein a womanizer? History would say yes, and there was one thing that he did in particular that exhibited this trait so effectively. Even though the man was …

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