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|The words of ShakespeareShakespeare is undoubtedly the most famous wordsmith in the world. His work to this day...|
|Forensics: Dead Desert SailorsIn the middle of the Taklimakan desert in china, archaeologists have excavated an amazing cemetery....|
|The words of Shakespeare9|
Shakespeare is undoubtedly the most famous wordsmith in the world. His work to this day reaches every corner of the globe and his plays are never out of production. He had a heroic command of the language and our modern tongue is lavishly dappled with words and phrases that are traced directly back to the Bard's pen. Here are seven popular Shakespeare phrases.
|Howard Hughes: The Tragic Obsessions of a Tycoon4|
Legendary aviator and movie mogul Howard Hughes could afford anything he wanted. Yet he spent the last quarter of his life as a recluse, addicted to drugs and teetering on the brink of insanity.
|King Solomon: A King for the Ages4|
King Solomon is regarded as the epitome of a wise and just ruler. But is the biblical account of Solomon misleading? Was he really an extravagant despot whose rule marked the end of a Jewish golden age?
|Legacy of a Genius: Leonardo Da Vinci3|
Leonardo da Vinci was one of the foremost artists of the Italian Renaissance and a visionary genius who anticipated a host of modern innovations, from the tank and the helicopter to the bicycle.
|The Einstein Factor3|
A brief biography on the greatest thinker of our time.
|Forensics: Dead Desert Sailors3|
In the middle of the Taklimakan desert in china, archaeologists have excavated an amazing cemetery. Its inhabitants died around 4,000 years ago, yet their bodies are almost completely preserved. And they are buried in boats.
|Nellie Melba - The Supreme Soprano2|
With a distinctively Australian professional name – derived from her home town of Melbourne – Nellie Melba reigned for 30 years as the world’s most famous opera singer.
|The Royal Family of Swimming 2|
Australians were smashing swimming records from the 1890s onwards. Meet Australia's first family of swimming champions - the Cavills.
|Sydney Opera House: History & Architecture 2|
Originally conceived as a place to bring culture to the masses, Sydney Opera House ushered in a whole new era of architectural design and engineering. Learn about the history, design and more.
|Mozart: Hungry for Life2|
Learn about the life, times and music of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
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