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Guest ContributorNovember 1, 2012 by Scott Cooperstein
After its construction in 1475, the Sistine Chapel became the center of Christianity and served as the pope’s own chapel. In 1508 Julius II looked at the ceiling of his chapel and the wall behind his altar and decided he needed something fitting for the...also in this article
November 16, 2012 by Eudie Pak
Never mind that Elmo voice actor Kevin Clash was accused (but later cleared) of pedophilia, that software millionaire John McAfee is on the lamb for allegedly killing...also in this article
Jill Kelley sought help from the FBI in 2012 after receiving threatening emails, triggering an investigation that exposed the affair between General David Petraeus and biographer Paula Broadwell.
November 28, 2012 by Libby O'Connell
My friends from high school can attest that I know all the words to “Leader of the Pack,” the Shangri-Las second hit and perhaps their most famous song—melodramatic...
Guest ContributorNovember 27, 2012 by Clarence Haynes
Today would have marked the 70th birthday of musical legend Jimi Hendrix, who died at only 27 years old. The singer and songwriter had a virtuosic relationship to...also in this article
November 12, 2012 by Eudie Pakalso in this article
Environmental Activist, Warrior, Governor, U.S. President / 1858 - 1919
A New York governor who became the 26th U.S. president, Theodore Roosevelt is remembered for his foreign policy, corporate reforms and ecological preservation.
Baseball Player / 1919 - 1972
Jackie Robinson became the first African-American to play major league baseball, becoming Rookie of the Year in 1947, National League MVP in 1949 and a World Series champ in 1955.
Civil Rights Activist, Lawyer, U.S. President, U.S. Representative / 1809 - 1865
Abraham Lincoln was the 16th president of the United States. He preserved the Union during the U.S. Civil War and brought about the emancipation of slaves.
November 20, 2012 by Andrew Cannizzaro
The producers at BIO.com review hundreds of photos of famous figures each week, from award-winning actors and popular singers, to headliners and scandal makers. While we're digging through these archives, we often come across amazing photos that we're...also in this article
Film Actress / 1932 - 2011
Actress Elizabeth Taylor starred in films like Cat on a Hot Tin Roof and Butterfield 8, but was just as famous for her violet eyes and scandalous love life.
Linguist, Scholar, Explorer / 1821 - 1890
Sir Richard Burton was a British explorer and linguist. He translated The Arabian Nights, and wrote extensively about his travels in Asia, Africa and America.