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Scott Cooperstein is a contributor to BIO.com. If he had the opportunity, he'd like to go to Spain with Ernest Hemingway, drink a couple bottles of wine, and catch a bullfight.
August 7, 2012 by Scott Cooperstein
Dating back to ancient Greece, the Olympics have long been a theater for humanity’s greatest feats and have inspired some of the most historic athletic achievements...also in this article
Basketball Player / 1984 -
LeBron James, one of the NBA's leading players, is the youngest player to win the Rookie of the Year Award, among several other distinctions. He led the Miami Heat to an NBA champion victory in 2012.
July 5, 2012 by Scott Cooperstein
The American South is a hotbed for literature, and many of America’s most famous novels have been written by Southerners. From Mark Twain and the invention of the...also in this article
May 23, 2012 by Scott Cooperstein
For us at Bio.com, May has been a celebration of American West legends—both historical and cinematic. And when it comes to the Hollywood cowboy, Marion Mitchell...
May 2, 2012 by Scott Cooperstein
The woman who would become Annie Oakley was born Phoebe Ann Moses, August 13, 1860, in Greenville, a city in Darke County, Ohio. Her family lived on a small farm...also in this article
Entrepreneur, Inventor / 1847 - 1931
Inventor Thomas Edison created such great innovations as the electric light bulb, the telephone and the phonograph. A savvy businessman, he held more than a 1,000 patents for his inventions.
Theater Actor, Folk Hero, Military Leader / 1846 - 1917Hunting and killing over 4,000 buffalo earned Buffalo Bill Cody his nickname, and his status as an Old West legend was cemented with his traveling Wild West show.
Empress, Queen / 1840 - 1901
Empress Frederick was the oldest child of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert of England. She married the future German Emperor Frederick III in 1858, thusly becoming empress of Germany and queen of Prussia.
November 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...also in this article
September 21, 2012 by Scott Cooperstein
I remember being eleven years old and peeling back the dust jacket on my copy of The Hobbit for the first time. J.R.R. Tolkien’s masterwork transported me into Middle...