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Biltmore is a huge private estate and tourist destination in Asheville, North Carolina with 250 rooms spread over four acres of floor area, and it has 43 bathrooms and 35 bedrooms. See it here!
Penny-farthings, or high-wheel bicycles, were all the rage in the Victorian age. In fact, many preferred them over conventional bikes. Here's why.
What do the different flowers mean when it comes to send a bouquet for the New Year? Take a look back to the Victorian era to find out!
Tiddlywinks (originally Tiddle-dy Winks) seems like a simple kids' game... but there's a lot more to it! Find out about it - including how to play - here.
Back in 1871, The Great Chicago Fire killed an estimated 200 to 300 people, destroyed more than three square miles of the city, and left 100,000 people homeless.
Find out about the double murder Lizzie Borden may have committed - starting with the first news reports, through the court case, then summaries of the dramatic tale that riveted the nation.
Through observation, experimentation and genius, scientist Louis Pasteur was able to create the first rabies vaccine - even though he didn't exactly know what caused the disease.
Since his death more than 150 years ago, people have wanted to know more about our 16th president, and one way to do that is by looking closely at pictures of Abraham Lincoln.
If you can spare no money, and have no time to make pretty and inexpensive things, give pleasant words and wishes, and rediscover the truest joy of Christmas giving
The history of Levi's jeans shows that the power of a really good idea - like super-durable clothing that people like to wear - can make for a business that stays strong for more than 160 years.
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