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Battery Weed – The guardian of the Narrows in New York
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Battery Weed – The guardian of the Narrows in New York

The fort was intended to protect New York from attack by sea. When built , it was named Fort Richmond, as was a previous fort on the site. Battery Weed is a four-tiered 19th century fortification guarding the Narrows, the main approach from the Atlantic O...
Avlabari Residence – The ceremonial palace of Georgia in Tbilisi
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Avlabari Residence – The ceremonial palace of Georgia in Tbilisi

The construction of the administration building commenced in 2004 on the basis of a 19th-century neoclassical edifice, which formerly housed the Imperial gendarmerie. The work was finalized in 2009. The complex covers an area of ​​about 22,000 square met...
Cassius Clay -“The Greatest” began boxing training in Louisville
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Cassius Clay -“The Greatest” began boxing training in Louisville

Joseph Elsby Martin, he began coaching Cassius Clay in 1954 , who later became a three-time world heavyweight champion under the name of Muhammad Ali. At the time the future Muhammad Ali began training, Columbia Gym was racially integrated, unlike other L...
Los Amantes de Teruel – The eternal lovers rest together in Teruel
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Los Amantes de Teruel – The eternal lovers rest together in Teruel

The two deaths caused by love inspired the citizens of Teruel and they demanded that the two be buried side by side so that at least in death they could be together. This request was granted by the church. The fame of the couple soon spread through Spain ...
Michael Faraday – The actual laboratory of English scientist in London
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Michael Faraday – The actual laboratory of English scientist in London

The room is preserved in the basement of the Royal Institution where Michael Faraday made his fundamental discoveries of the magneto-optical effect and of diamagnetism. It was a servants hall, which Faraday later used to store his experiments. By 1819 it...
Diego Maradona – The professional debut of the “Golden Kid” in Buenos Aires
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Diego Maradona – The professional debut of the “Golden Kid” in Buenos Aires

Argentine professional football player and manager. Widely regarded as one of the greatest players of all time. Maradona's vision, passing, ball control and dribbling skills were combined with his small stature, which gave him a low center of gravity allo...
Storelgen – The Big Elk in the village of Atna
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Storelgen – The Big Elk in the village of Atna

It is the world's second-tallest sculpture of a moose. Moose are often called elk in Europe. It was officially unveiled on 15 October 2015. A donation from Sparebank1 Hedmark art foundation, the sculpture was created by the Norwegian artist Linda Bakke in...
Lego Duck – The first Lego is being exhibited in Billund
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Lego Duck – The first Lego is being exhibited in Billund

The Lego Group began in the workshop of Ole Kirk Christiansen, a carpenter from Billund, Denmark, who began making wooden toys in 1932. In 1934, his company came to be called "Lego", derived from the Danish phrase leg godt, which means "play well". The L...
The Scream – The site of the agonized face in Oslo
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The Scream – The site of the agonized face in Oslo

The face in the painting has become one of the most iconic images of art, seen as symbolizing the anxiety of the human condition. The Scream is the popular name given to a composition created by Norwegian Expressionist artist Edvard Munch in 1893. Scholar...
Marc Chagall – The childhood home of modernists in Vitebsk
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Marc Chagall – The childhood home of modernists in Vitebsk

Russian-French artist of Belarusian Jewish origin, he was associated with several major artistic styles and created works in a wide range of artistic formats, including painting, drawings, book illustrations, stained glass, stage sets, ceramics, tapestrie...
Hashima Island – The abandoned Battleship Island in Takashima
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Hashima Island – The abandoned Battleship Island in Takashima

The island is one of 505 uninhabited islands in Nagasaki Prefecture. The island's most notable features are its abandoned concrete buildings, undisturbed except by nature, and the surrounding sea wall. While the island is a symbol of the rapid industriali...
Beirut port disaster – One of the biggest explosions in history in Beirut
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Beirut port disaster – One of the biggest explosions in history in Beirut

On 4 August 2020, a large amount of ammonium nitrate stored at the port of the city, exploded, causing at least 200 deaths, 6,500 injuries, and billion in property damage, and leaving an estimated 300,000 people homeless. A cargo of the substance, ...

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