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Guest ContributorFebruary 12, 2013 by Collin David
Comic books depict a world where struggles between good, evil, and the morally ambiguous are a matter of life and death. As grandiose as these events may be, many...also in this article
Lawyer, U.S. President, U.S. Representative / 1961 -
Barack Obama is the 44th and current president of the United States, and the first African American to serve as U.S. president. First elected to the presidency in 2008, he won a second term in 2012.
Civil Rights Activist, Minister / 1929 - 1968
Martin Luther King Jr. was a Baptist minister and social activist, who led the Civil Rights Movement in the United States from the mid-1950s until his death by assassination in 1968.
February 6, 2013 by Thad Morgan
A pioneer of filmmaking in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, D.W. Griffith was best known for directing the 1915 film The Birth of a Nation. Although Griffith...also in this article
February 11, 2013 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...also 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.
February 6, 2013 by Eudie Pak
Today marks the 100th birthday of anthropologist Mary Leakey, whose extensive research in Africa's Rift Valley taught us that our ancestors had capabilities far...also in this article
Anthropologist, Scientist / 1913 - 1996
Mary Leakey was a paleoanthropologist who, along with husband Louis, made several prominent scientific discoveries. Skull fossils found by the Leakeys advanced our understanding of human evolution.
February 11, 2013 by Eudie Pak
Among the 78 million Catholics in the U.S. who woke up this morning, there was probably a fair share of cereal spitting, seat jolting, and perhaps even some creative...also in this article
February 5, 2013 by Eudie Pak
It's official: Scientists have discovered the bones of King Richard III of England, and this new bust (above) is what he looked like. Impressed?
News of the investigation...